Everett Hoffman | Penland Resident Artist
Everett Hoffman grew up in Southern Idaho surrounded by sagebrush, and suburbs. He is an interdisciplinary artist whose work reconstructs everyday material debris to create narratives about identity, gender, and sexual desire. Everett attended Boise State University where he graduated with a BFA in studio art (2013). He later moved to Seattle where he worked as a goldsmith, before attending Virginia Commonwealth University where he received his MFA in Craft/Material Studies (2018). He has since completed residencies at Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, as well as the Baltimore Jewelry Center. Everett has written for the publications Metalsmith (2021) and Art Jewelry Forum (2018), and his work has been published in BmoreArt (2020) Metalsmith (2020) and Jewelry and Metalsmithing Survey (2017 & 2018). His work has been exhibited at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Contemporary Craft Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA, and the Benaki Museum in Athens Greece. He is currently in residency at Penland School of Craft.