Conversation with Exhibiting Artist Michelle Grabner and Exhibition Curator Allison Grant

Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Conversation with Exhibiting Artist Michelle Grabner and Exhibition Curator Allison Grant

Artist Michelle Grabner and Assistant Curator Allison Grant will discuss Grabner’s works on view as well as her broader practice as a multimedia artist, curator, educator, writer, and a co-founder of the non-profit art spaces The Suburban and The Poor Farm. 

Grabner holds an MFA from Northwestern University and a MA and BFA from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her artworks have been exhibited at numerous venues including the Walker Art Center and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Grabner is one of three curators selected to co-organize the 2014 Whitney Biennale.

 

Image: Michelle Grabner, Untitled, 2012

 

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