Everett Hoffman was born and raised in Southwest Idaho surrounded by suburbs and farming towns. He graduate with a BFA in Metals from Boise State University in 2013. Subsequently he moved to Seattle to pursue a career in Jewelry production. There he started an art studio with 4 friends where he created work highlighting the changing environment and deforestation in the Western United States. While in Seattle he sat on the board of the Seattle Metals Guild, and chaired their workshop and lecture series committee. He now resides in Richmond VA pursing a MFA in Craft and Material Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University. His current body of work examines everyday material debris reconstructed within the complex narratives of identity, gender, and sexual desire.
Everett is currently a finalist for the 2017 Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize at Contemporary Craft in Pittsburg PA, his work has been exhibited through the United States in various group exhibitions.