Michelle Grabner is an artist, writer, and Professor in Painting and Drawing at The School of the Art Institute in Chicago. Along with her husband Brad Killam, she founded The Suburban, a project space in Oak Park, Illinois, and The Poor Farm, a not-for-profit exhibition space in Northeastern Wisconsin. Her writing has been published in Artforum, Modern Painters, Frieze, and Art Press. In 2010, she and Mary Jane Jacob co-edited THE STUDIO READER, an anthology published by the University of Chicago Press. Grabner is one of three curators for the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

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Upcoming Events

May 1 / 6:00pm
Off-site

Young Professionals Happy Hour

at Whitespace Gallery

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Join other Young Professional members of Atlanta Contemporary for a special happy hour at Whitespace Gallery in Inman Park.

May 1 / 6:30pm
Special Event

Fashion in Bloom

Presented by Dream Warriors Foundation
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Dream Warriors Foundation presents Fashion In Bloom, a celebration of creative expression, bringing together local designers/makers who are moving the art of slow fashion forward with the local dance community in a unique fashion show experience.

May 9 / 7:00pm
Contemporary Cocktails

Exhibition Openings

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Join Us for our Spring Exhibition Openings with solo shows by William J. O’Brien and Erin Jane Nelson. New Project Space exhibitions will open concurrently. Check our website for details!

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