"McCall is involved in rigorous academic research and presents her work alongside a range of audiences and disciplines."

Carali McCall is an artist from Canada, living and working in London UK. After studying art and art history at the University of Toronto, McCall completed her MFA at Slade School of Art UCL and her practice-based PhD at Central Saint Martins UAL  –  she continues to be involved in academic research and is currently working on a large live performance artwork titled, RUN VERTICAL (Running up the Side of a Building). 


McCall has exhibited both in the UK and internationally, including Woolff Gallery and Jerwood Gallery (London UK) Castello, (Venice Italy), Museum of Contemporary Art (Oaxaca Mexico), and Vancouver Art Gallery (Vancouver Canada). Most recently, McCall presented a solo exhibition with Gryder Gallery (New Orleans USA), where she performed a live endurance-based performance drawing, Circle Drawing: 4hr 15min, 2019; drawing with graphite the diameter of her arm for as long as possible. 

Awards include Arts Council England funding for a performance-based project titled Run Vertical (Running up the Side of a Building); shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2017; and is co-author of the recent Bloomsbury publication titled ‘Performance Drawing: New Practices since 1945’ (2020); McCall has artworks in both public and private collections, and continues to grow her practice and is participating in the inaugural Turps Banana MASS Correspondence course 20/21.