Adrienne Callander is Assistant Professor in New College at the University of Alabama. In addition to teaching, she curates, writes, and exhibits. She has exhibited her work in the US and abroad, including The Rahway Arts Guild (NJ), the Speed Museum (Louisville, KY), the Hogar Collection (Brooklyn, NY), the Mississippi Museum of Art (Jackson, MS), Gullkistan (Laugarvatn, Iceland), and the Kunsthochschule für Medien (Cologne, Germany). Grants include a 2016 Research Grant Committee award from UA's College of Arts & Sciences, a 2014 Mississippi Arts Commission Fellowship, a MAC artist grant, a Kentucky Foundation for Women exhibition stipend, and a Distinguished Teaching Award from Indiana University Southeast.

Callander received her MFA from the Mason Gross School of Art at Rutgers University in 2006, her Post-Baccalaureate in Visual Art from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2002, and her BA in History from Reed College in 1998. She has taught at Rutgers University, The University of Louisville, The Kentucky School of Art, Mississippi State University, and Indiana University Southeast where she also served as Co-Director of the IUS Arts Institute Young Artist Workshop.