Marlene MacCallum :: Biography

Marlene MacCallum is an artist living in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador where she is a full Professor in the Visual Arts Program of Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University of Newfoundland. In the fall of 1996, she spent four months as artist in residence in the Printmaking/Book Arts program of the University of the Arts and this period marks the beginning of her investigation into the book arts. She has a particular passion for making photogravure prints and as a result of this research, she and David Morrish have published the book Copper Plate Photogravure: Demystifying the Process in 2003 (Focal Press). Marlene MacCallum was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 2006.