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

September 18 / 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.

September 19 / 7:00pm
Contemporary Cocktails

TTTHURSDAY with YOUR FRIEND

with George Long

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Every Third Thursday enjoy people, drinks, art, and “MUSIC YOU NEED” provided by DJ Extremely Michael at Atlanta Contemporary.

September 21 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Talks

Discrit presents Archiving the Personal

with Anicka Austin

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Join us for Discrit at the Contemporary, a free art education initiative spanning lectures, screenings, workshops, and panels designed to foster lively conversation and speculation about contemporary art and culture.

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