Michelle Grabner was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in 1962. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1984, and a Master of Arts in 1987, at the University of Wisconsin. She then went on to complete a Master of Fine Arts at the Northwestern University, Illinois, in 1989.Read More
An Associate Professor of Art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Assistant Professor at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Grabner is actively involved in curating exhibitions in and around Chicago where she is currently based. She also contributes written art criticism to a wide selection of art magazines and publications.
Along with fellow artist, and husband, Brad Killam, Grabner runs The Suburban Gallery – an exhibition space located within their residential garage.