Contemporary Regionalism: A Conversation With Michelle Grabner

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Portland State University School of Art + Design says
PSU MFA Studio Lecture Series presents:
Contemporary Regionalism: A Conversation with Michelle Grabner
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
7:00pm
Lincoln Hall Room 75
free & open to the public

Sue Taylor, moderator
Michelle Grabner
Pat Boas
Prudence Roberts

ABOUT THE EVENT
Michelle Grabner’s interest in Regionalism informs her curatorial projects in general and her vision of the Portland2016 Biennial of Contemporary Art this year. After a presentation by Grabner, this panel will explore the how Regionalism might be manifest today, how it differs from its historical precedents, and what it may mean in the context of broader national and international trends in contemporary art. Sue Taylor will moderate a discussion that includes Grabner, Pat Boas, and Prudence Roberts.

ABOUT MICHELLE GRABNER
Michelle Grabner works in variety of mediums including drawing, painting, video and sculpture. Incorporating writing, curating and teaching with a studio practice grounded in process and productivity, she has created a multi-faceted and dynamic career. Grabner holds an MA in Art History and a BFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, and an MFA in Art Theory and Practice from Northwestern University. She joined the faculty of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1996, and became Chair of its prestigious Painting and Drawing department in the fall of 2009. Grabner was one of the curators for the 2014 Whitney Biennial and she is the curator for the upcoming Portland2016 Biennial of Contemporary Art taking place at Disjecta and venues across the state of Oregon.
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