De Marcken, Gail

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De Marcken, Gail


Born in MN; married Baudouin de Marcken (a Peace Corps administrator); children: three. Education: University of Minnesota, degree, c. 1965.


Home and office—Ely, MN. E-mail—[email protected]


Illustrator. Peace Corps volunteer in Borneo, Malaysia, c. 1960; teacher of art while affiliated with Peace Corps, beginning 1965. Presenter at schools.


Bob Cary, Born to Pull, Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishers (Duluth, MN), 1999.

Jeff Brumbeau, The Quiltmaker's Gift, Pfeifer-Hamilton (Duluth, MN), 2000.

Jeff Brumbeau, Miss Hunnicutt's Hat, Orchard Books (New York, NY), 2003.

Joanne Larsen Line, More Quilts from the Quiltmaker's Gift: Nineteen Traditional Patterns for a Generation of Generous Quiltmakers, Orchard Books (New York, NY), 2003.

Tina Packer, Tales from Shakespeare, Scholastic Press (New York, NY), 2004.

Jeff Brumbeau, The Quiltmaker's Journey, Orchard Books (New York, NY), 2005.

Nancy Farmer, Clever Ali, Orchard Books (New York, NY), 2006.

Biographical and Critical Sources


Kirkus Reviews, February 15, 2003, review of Miss Hunnicutt's Hat, p. 301.


Gail de Marcken Home Page, (January 6, 2008).

Minnesota Sun Online, (December 19, 2002), John Klun, "Artist Finds Success in Retirement."

Peace Corps Online, (January 7, 2008), "Gail de Marcken."

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