Education

2009 M.F.A. Contemporary Studio Art Practice Portland State University
2003 B.A. Studio Art Whitman College
2002 Slade School of Art, London, England

Exhibitions

(solo shows in bold)

2013 Recent Work, Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
2012-13 Bellevue Arts Museum 2012 Biennial: High Fiber Diet, Juried by Stefano Catalani, Bellevue, WA
2012 Disjecta’s 6th Annual Art Auction, Disjecta, Portland, OR
2012 Selections from Portland 2012: A Biennual of Contemporary Art, Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
2012 Metamorphosis, Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
2012 Portland 2012: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, White Box / Disjecta, Juried by Prudence Roberts, Portland, OR
2011 False Cover, Vestibule, Portland, OR
2011 Overgrown, Nisus Gallery, Portland, OR
2010 Terror and Ego, Place, Portland, OR
2010 Objects of Beauty, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
2010 The Screen Show, Nisus Gallery, Portland, OR
2010 Disjecta’s 5th Annual Art Auction, Disjecta, Portland, OR
2010 Residue, FalseFront, Portland, OR
2010 Igloo Art Raffle, Igloo, Portland, OR
2010 Transverse, WorkSound, Portland, OR
2010 Rom’n Time, Autzen Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2009 Disjecta’s 4rd Annual Art Auction, Disjecta, Portland, OR
2009 Space of Flows, MK Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2009 It’s Possible, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Disjecta, Portland, OR
2009 Ulsan Exhibition, Autzen Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2009 Make a Woman, Igloo, Portland, OR
2008 Holy Sheet, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
2008 Solo Exhibition, Reininger Winery, Walla Walla, WA
2008 On Deck, Complete Skate, Ace Hotel, Invited by Ryan Pederson, Portland, OR
2008 What are You Looking for?, Installation, WorkSound, Portland, OR
2008 Side-By-Side, Autzen Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2008 A New Path to the Waterfall, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2008 Cirque: Art Evening and Auction, Cascade Aids Project, Juried by Linda Tesner, Portland, OR
2008 Solo Exhibition, Flying Trout Winery, Walla Walla, WA
2008 Solo Exhibition, Hovel, Portland, OR
2007 Scholarship Award Show, MK Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2007 Summertime, Broderick Gallery, Portland, OR
2007 Solo Exhibition, Flying Trout Winery, Walla Walla, WA
2007 March Fling, Broderick Gallery, Portland, OR
2006 New Work, Broderick Gallery, Portland, OR
2005 Solo Exhibition, Broderick Gallery, Portland, OR
2005 Salon Show, Broderick Gallery, Portland, OR
2004 Art for the Animals, Broderick Gallery, Portland, OR
2004 Group Show, Caplan Art Designs, Portland, OR
2003 B.A. Thesis Exhibition, Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
2002 Solo Exhibition, Grapefields, Walla Walla, WA

Public Collections

Offices of Patti Lahn, MSW, LCSW
The Romain Group LLC
Schnitzer Steel Industries

Bibliography

Review: Vanessa Calvert’s Residue,” Lisa Radon, Ultrapdx, Oct. 15, 2010
“Contemplating the Furniture,” Jeff Jahn, Port, June 28, 2010
“Ply the Wood,” Richard Speer, Willamette Week, April 14, 2010
“First Friday Picks March 2010,” Port, Listing, March 4, 2010
“Side-by-Side,” Port, Listing, September 8, 2008
“Face Value,” Richard Speer, Willamette Week, August 13, 2008
“Post Weekend Update,” unBlogged: T.J. Norris, August 4, 2008
“First Friday Picks August 2008,” Port, Listing, July 30, 2008
“Drips and Splatters,” Richard Speer, Willamette Week, April 19, 2006
“Time and memory explored at artist’s exhibit,” Jessie Kirk, SW Community Connection, April 2006
“First Thursday Wrap-up,” Richard Speer, Willamette Week, April 13, 2005
Featured artist, Verso Magazine, www.versomagazine.org 2004

Professional Experience

2013 Artist Residency, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
2013 Visiting Artist Lecture, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR
2013 Symposium: BAM Biennial 2012: High Fiber Diet, "Point of Departure, Time of Arrival Panel," Moderated by Marci Rae McDade
2010-12 Adjunct Faculty, Cascade Campus, Portland Community College, Figure Sculpture, Basic Design, Experimental Media
2009-10 Oregon Percent for Art Selection Committee for Shattuck Hall, Oregon Arts Commission, Portland, OR
2011 Artist Lecture, Place, Portland, OR
2010 Artist Lecture, Research Club, FalseFront Studio, Portland, OR
2010 Production Designer, “Reign of the Dinosaurs: Episode 3,” Creative Differences / Discovery Channel, Los Angeles, CA
2008-09 Faculty of Record at Portland State University, School of Fine and Performing Arts, 2-D Design
2009 FATE Biennial Conference, Portland, OR. Paper: "A Case Study of Interdisciplinary Work: Bridging the Gap Between Art and Writing,” on Panel: "Focus on Creativity: Approaches to Intra- and Cross- Disciplinary Learning and Teaching." Co-chaired by Fo Wilson and Lari Gibbons
2009 Visiting Artist Lecture, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2007-09 Visiting Artist Lecture Series Committee, Hosted Jean Marie Casbarian, Mark Dion, MK Guth, Anissa Mack, Larry Sultan, and Andrea Zittel, Portland State University, Portland, OR
2008 Teaching Assistant at Portland State University, School of Fine and Performing Arts, 2-D Design
2008 High Art, Low Art Auction Committee, Portland, OR
2006 Visiting Artist Lecture, St. Mary’s Academy, Portland, OR
2006 Assistant Photography Workshop Instructor, Mdina, Malta

Publications

2010 FATE Journal, Portland, OR. Paper: "A Case Study of Interdisciplinary Work: Bridging the Gap Between Art and Writing,” Co-authored by Zapoura Calvert.