Annabelle McCall is an artist from Southern Appalachia, currently living and making art in their queer collective house in Portland, OR.



Reed College
Bachelor of Art
Portland, OR
May 2018

Lapidary Apprenticeship
With Wiley Gainus
Tryon, NC
2012 - 2013


Assistant Director
Fourteen30 Contemporary
Portland, OR
December 2019 - present 

Penny Press
Happy Valley, OR
2019 - present

Curatorial Assistant
Cooley Gallery
Portland, OR
January 2015 -  December 2019

Studio Assistant
To Stephanie Gervais
June 2018 - December 2018

Reed College Special Collections Library
Portland, OR
2014 - 2018

Archives Photographer
For Exhibition The Poetics of Documentation
Portland, OR
Summer 2016

Lapidary Instructor
Tryon Arts and Crafts School
Tryon, NC
2013 - 2014


Upcoming digital publication
Oregon Arts Ecology Project
by the Ford Family Foundation

There’s A Strike On
Physical edition of 35
& digitally disseminated by Queer Appalachia
and Mutual Aid Lube on May Day

Material Collaborations
Undergraduate Thesis
Reed College

Curl Up
Reed College Press
Edition of 40

Full Bleed
Reed College Press
Edition of 14

︎ Back to the Work

Upcoming Exhibitions & Happenings 

Never Baby Shower
In celebration of my queer sterilization
Spring 2020, postponed due to COVID-19

Solo Show
The Fresh Pot Cafe
Downtown Portland, OR
August 2020, postponed due to COVID-19

Pre-Vinylette Suffragettes’ Centennial Exhibition
An exhibition of women and non-binary sign painters
presented by Remedios Rapoport
Ford Gallery
September 2020

Past Exhibitions & Happenings  

Improvizational Weaving
Presented by Variety Hour
at the House of Gays
February 8, 2020

In Situ: Site Specific Textile Installations
Presented by Stockpiler at the Hoxton Hotel,
a part of Portland Textile Month
October 4 - 31, 2019

Presented by Conduit at Utopian Visions Art Fair
a part of PICA’s Time Based Arts Festival
September 14 - 16, 2018

Memoir Reading at Ann Hamilton’s Habitus
Converge 45
August 2018

Cooley Gallery Booth
KSMoCA International Art Fair
August 2018

Recent Graduates Exhibition
Blackfish Gallery 
July 2018

Soft Engraving
Feldenheimer Gallery, Reed College
May 2018

Portland Queer Centered Quilting Bee
Hosted in my home
Fall 2018

Book as Sculptural Object
Reed College
February 2017


Initiative Grant in Undergraduate Research
To develop an experimental technique to laser-engrave silk
in the Reed College physics fab lab during my studio art thesis

OPEN LOOK St. Petersburg International Dance Fellowship
To attend the OPEN LOOK contemporary dance festival
while studying Russian Language at Smolny College

Winter International Travel Fellowship
To research William Morris’ book design for the Kelmscott
Press in London UK

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship
A full college scholarship for outstanding poor and
working class kids, to attend the university of my choice