Sheridyn Elaine Villarreal is an art historian and independent curator. They are originally from San Antonio, Texas, and have been based in Chicago, Illinois since 2018.

Villarreal specializes in contemporary time-based art, new media, photography, and performance. Their research interest lies in artistic practices that explore the boundaries of identity and embodiment and complicate binaries through conceptual or material interventions.

Villarreal currently serves as Exhibitions Associate to Wrightwood 659. Their past professional experience includes internships in the Department of Photography & Media at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, and Artpace, and as the 2022-23 Resident Curator at Elastic Arts.

Villarreal received their BA in art history with a concentration in modern and contemporary art from Columbia College Chicago in 2022.