Nicholas Frank is an artist, writer and curator who blends these designations together in the Nicholas Frank Public Library, a new project space in Milwaukee. Previously, he ran the Hermetic Gallery from 1993-2001; co-founded the Milwaukee International and co-organized its exhibitions and art fairs from 2006-2010; was program curator at INOVA (Institute of Visual Arts) from 2006-2011; was curator-in-residence at the Poor Farm from 2013-2015; and, most recently, completed the 2016 Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Workshop with mentor Barry Schwabsky. His curatorial projects and artworks have been exhibited at the Tate Modern (London); Kölnischer Kunstverein (Cologne); Misako & Rosen and Lamp Gallery (Tokyo); Swiss Institute, Gavin Brown’s Passerby, 47 Canal and Laurel Gitlen (New York); Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia); Pepin Moore and Angstrom Gallery (Los Angeles); Locust Projects (Miami); Peregrine Program, Western Exhibitions, Suitable, Hyde Park Art Center, Rowley Kennerk and Golden Age (Chicago); MOCAD (Detroit); Poor Farm, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Green Gallery, Wisconsin Academy Gallery, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and Milwaukee Art Museum (Wisconsin); among others. Frank is represented by Western Exhibitions in Chicago and Green Gallery in Milwaukee, and works regularly with Nathalie Karg Gallery in New York. He currently writes curriculum and teaches in the New Studio Practice program at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design.