Biography

Marlene MacCallum lives in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada. She is an Honorary Research Professor in the Visual Arts Program, Grenfell Campus, Memorial University where she taught printmaking, photography and book arts. Marlene retired from teaching in 2016 and relocated to PEC where she now focuses on her passion for creating artist’s books. She was honoured to receive the ABE Artist’s Book award in conjunction with the Art of the Book 2018. Marlene has exhibited prints and book works in 131 solo, invited and juried exhibitions in 18 countries. Her works are held in 48 public collections. Marlene was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 2006. She and David Morrish co-authored Copper Plate Photogravure: Demystifying the Process (Focal Press) published in 2003. Her research projects on Artists’ Publishing and The Visual Book were funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.