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Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University
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Marlene MacCallum is an artist and teacher and has lived and worked in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador since 1990. She is a full Professor in the Visual Arts Program of Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial University. She received her BFA degree in Studio Arts in 1981 from Concordia University, Montréal, Québec and MVA degree in Printmaking in 1984 from the University of Alberta, Edmonton.

Between 1985 and 2009, Marlene MacCallum exhibited prints, photographs and book works in more than 80 solo, invited and juried group exhibitions in 13 countries. Her works are held in over 25 public collections in Canada, the UK and the United States. Marlene MacCallum was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 2006.
Marlene MacCallum has been making photogravure prints since 1994.

She began researching the process in 1993 along with David Morrish. As a result of this research, they have published the book Copper Plate Photogravure: Demystifying the Process in 2003 (Focal Press). Her most recent research project is The Visual Book: an integration of the divergent technologies of photogravure and digital processes. This is funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research/Creation Grant Program.
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