Vanessa Calvert is a mixed-media sculptor and installation artist living and working in Portland, OR. Calvert received her MFA in Contemporary Art Practice from Portland State University in 2009 and her BA at Whitman College in 2003. Calvert addresses subjects including domesticity, consumption, and identity. She has exhibited in spaces around Oregon and Washington including The Bellevue Arts Museum, Schneider Museum of Art, and Disjecta. Calvert is an adjunct professor of sculpture and design at Portland Community College and has mentored at Oregon College of Art & Craft and the AC+D MFA program.