Everett Hoffman was born and raised in Southwest Idaho surrounded by suburbs and farming towns. He graduated with a BFA in Metals from Boise State University in 2013, and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2018. He currently lives in Gatlinburg TN where he is of the 2018-2019 artist in residence at Arrowmont school of Art and Craft. 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 2018 Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize at Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh PA. His work has been exhibited throughout the United States and internationally including the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Soil Gallery in Seattle, and the Benaki Museum in Athens Greece.