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

January 23 / 7:00pm
Contemporary Cocktails

Exhibition Openings

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Join us for our Winter Exhibition Openings with a solo show by Kentucky artist Charles Williams. New Project Space exhibitions will open concurrently.

January 25 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Talks

Curator Tour

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Join us for a tour of our new exhibitions with featured curators and artists.

January 27 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Kids

Contemporary Kids

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A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.

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