Michelle Grabner (1962-) Nasceu em Oshikosh, Wisconsin. Graduou-se em História da Arte pela University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee e tornou-se Mestre em Artes pela Northwestern University. É professora e chefe do departamento de Pintura e Desenho na School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Sua obra discute o universo feminino na tradição dos pintores holandeses. Participou da Whitney Biennial. Atua como curadora. É representada pela James Cohan Gallery.
The Suburban is an independently run artist exhibition space in Oak Park, IL. We give complete control to the artists in regards to what they choose to produce and exhibit. Thus it's a pro artist and anti curator site. The Suburban is not driven by commercial interests. It is funded within the economy of our household. Its success is not grounded in sales, press or the conventional measures set forth by the international art apparatus, but by the individual criteria set forth by the artists and their exhibitions. In this, The Suburban is more closely aligned with the idea of studio practice than that of the site of distribution.
Michelle Grabner & Brad Killam