Biography

David Everett

Nationality: American
Dates: Born 1950
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Education:
 

1975 M.F.A., University of Texas, Austin, Texas
1972 B.F.A., University of Texas, Austin, Texas
 

 

Exhibitions:
 

2016 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2015 Menagerie, Art and the Animal Kingdom, group exhibition, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2015 David Everett: Almanac, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2015 The Aviary: Birds of Flatbed, group exhibition, Flatbed Press and Gallery, Austin, Texas
2015 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2014 Collective Chemistry: Sixteenth Annual Holiday Group Show, group exhibition, Davis Gallery, Austin, Texas
2014 MAC@20 Part II, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2014 60th Anniversary Exhibition: A Celebration of Valley House Artists, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Masterful Marks: An Exploration of the Medium of Drawing, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Summer Cut, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 Texas Critters, Large Gallery, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2014 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2014 Second Nature: New Works by David Everett and Billy Hassell, Davis Gallery, Austin, Texas
2013 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2013 David Everett, The Ties That Bind, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas
2012 Wild Things: Sculpture by David Everett and Paintings by Billy Hassell, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2012 Houston Fine Art Fair, Reliant Center, Houston, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2012 Works on Paper, group exhibition, Davis Gallery, Austin, Texas
2012 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 Houston Fine Art Fair, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 The Good Earth (a group exhibition), Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2011 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2011 Fresh & Salty (a Valley House Gallery group exhibition), Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2010 New Work by David Everett, David Hefner, and Caprice Pierucci, Davis Gallery, Austin, Texas
2010 Shorelines, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2010 ART CHICAGO, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois (Valley House Gallery)
2010 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2009 Dallas Art Fair, Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2009 Thank You Fort Worth: An Appreciation from Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden, group exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas
2008-2009 Art, Science, and the World Around Us, group exhibition, Art Center Waco, Waco, Texas
2008 Texas Tour: 100 Years of the Texas Landscape (1908-2008), Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2008 Invitational Sculpture, curated by Bob Coffee, Live Oak Art Center, Columbus, Texas
2008 CADD Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Art Fair, Three Three Three First Avenue, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2008 Three person show, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas
2008 David Everett: Practical Dreaming, New Works Space, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
2007 David Everett: Balancing Act (1991-2007), Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Austin, Texas
2007 CADD Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Inaugural Art Fair, Three Three Three First Avenue, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2006 Kingdom Animalia: Creatures Big and Small by Artists Old and New, group exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2006 Art International, The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, California (Valley House Gallery)
2006 Summer Show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2006 Hermanados en Arte, Garcia Carillo Theatre, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
2005 Wildlife Art for a New Century II, group exhibition, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
2005 Spring Sculpture Invitational, Valley HouseGallery, Dallas, Texas
2004 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2003 Working with Wood, 4 person show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2002 McNay Art Fair, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2002 Art Atlanta, Art Fair, Atlanta, Georgia (Valley House Gallery)
2001 Texas International Fine Art Fair, NorthPark East, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
2001 Folk Fest, Art Fair, Atlanta, Georgia (Valley House Gallery)
2001 Inside/Outside Sculpture Exhibit, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2001 Group Show, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
2000 Three Person Show, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas
2000 Dallas International Art & Antique Fair, The Dallas International Pavilion at Victory, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2000 USArtists2000, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
2000 Summer Exhibition, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas
2000 Animals of the Heart, Sangre de Cristo Art Center, Pueblo, Colorado
2000 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1999 One Person Show, LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1998 USArtists 98, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1998 Oil Patch Dreams: Images of the Petroleum Industry, Francine Carraro, Curator, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas; The Museum of the Southwest, Midland, Texas; The El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas; Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas; The Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center; Wichita Falls, Texas.
1998 The Figure: An Invitational Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 Texas Natural Wonders, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1997 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1996 Is it Something in the Water?, Invitational, Tarrytown Gallery, Austin, Texas
1996 USArtists 96, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1996 An American Collection, The Art Center, Waco, Texas
1996 Glimpses of Eden, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas
1996 La Frontera, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas
1996 Art Miami, art fair, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, Florida (Valley House Gallery)
1995 SOFA Show, Chicago, Illinois (Lyons-Matrix Gallery)
1995 Group Exhibition, Lyons-Matrix Gallery, Austin, Texas
1995 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1995 One Person Show, University of Dallas, Haggar Gallery, Irving, Texas
1994 Carrington/Gallagher Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1994 Odyssey Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
1994 USArtists 94, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1994 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1994 ARTexas ‘94, art fair, 500 Inc. Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1994 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1993 Three Takes: Melissa Miller, David Everett, and Sally Chandler, Lyons-Matrix Gallery, Austin, Texas
1993 Introductions, Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
1993 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1993 One Person Show, Lyons-Matrix Gallery, Austin, Texas
1993 ARTexas ‘93, art fair, 500 Inc., Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1992 USArtists 92, art fair, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Valley House Gallery)
1992 Second Nature, invitational exhibition, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, Texas
1992 Group Exhibition, Lyons-Matrix Gallery, Austin, Texas
1992 Texas Gallery Art Show, Infomart, Dallas, Texas (Valley House Gallery)
1992 Flatbed Press: The First Two Years,Tarrytown Gallery, Austin, Texas
1992 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1992 Recent Works By:, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1991 One Person Show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1991 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1990 Feather, Fur and Fin, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas
1990 One Person Show, R. S. Levy Gallery, Austin, Texas
1990 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1989 Pescamania VIII, Matrix Gallery, Austin, Texas
1989 Introductions: David Everett, MSC Forsyth Center Galleries, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas
1989 A Century of Sculpture in Texas, 1889-1989, The Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, Austin, Texas, illustration p. 125 in exhibition catalogue.
1989 It's About Time, Texas Fine Arts Association, Invitational Exhibition, Dallas, Texas
1989 One Person Show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1989 The Art Show, 7th Regiment Armory, New York, New York (Valley House Gallery)
1989 David Everett: Sculpture and Drawings, R.S. Levy Gallery, Austin, Texas
1988 Zoomorphism: Animals in Art, LTV Center, Dallas, Texas
1988 5th Anniversary Group Exhibition, R.S. Levy Gallery, Austin, Texas (catalogue)
1988 Two Person Show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1988 Sensual Surfaces, group show, Marilyn Butler Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1988 Flights of Fancy, Invitational Exhibition, Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, Texas
1987 Handmade in Texas, LTV Center, Dallas, Texas, Invitational exhibition curated by Paul Rogers Harris
1987 1987-88 Vista Series, one person show, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas
1987 Austin Visual Arts Association, Austin, Texas, Invitational group exhibition honoring the 10th anniversary of the organization
1986 Two Person Show, R.S. Levy Gallery, Austin, Texas
1986 Introductions '86: David Everett, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1985 Group Show, R.S. Levy Gallery, Austin, Texas
1985 Group Show, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1985 Group Show, Willingheart Gallery, Austin, Texas
1984 Osborne, Smith, Wilson and Everett, SOHO Gallery, Austin, Texas
1984 Texas Only, Texas Fine Arts Association, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin Texas
1983 Zoo Show, Clifford Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1982 Texas Sculptors Show, Gilfillan Place, Austin, Texas
1982 One Person Show, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas
1982 Hoey, Barrow, Osborne, Smith, Everett, Five Person Show, Austin, Texas
1980 Group Show, Austin Contemporary Visual Arts Show, Austin, Texas
1980 Group Show, Maggie Kress Gallery, Taos, New Mexico
1979 One Person Show, Gallery West, Taos, New Mexico
1979 Texas Fine Arts Association, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin Texas, Sculpture Award
1978 12th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Corpus Christi, Texas
1978 Two Person Show, Avan Taos Gallery, Taos, New Mexico
1977 11th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Corpus Christi, Texas
1976 Two Person Show, Pecan Square Gallery, Austin, Texas
1976 Two Person Show, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
 

 

Honors and Awards:
 

2016 Special Guest, 2016 Collectors Circle, The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
2009 Finalist, Artist of the Year, 3 Dimensional Art, Austin Visual Arts Association, Austin, Texas
1989 Cover of Neiman-Marcus Christmas Catalogue
1978 Faculty Travel Grant, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, to pursue a series of drawings in Italy
1972 University of Texas, Austin, scholarship for merit
 

 

Literature:
 

Mark Lesly Smith and Katherine Brimberry, Flatbed Press at 25, M. Georgia Hegarty Dunkerley Contemporary Art Endowment, Austin: University of Texas Press, November 2016.
 

Mitchell Owens, “Texas Triumph,” Architectural Digest, August 2014, pages 50-59, illustrated on page 59.
 

David Everett, interview by Richard Holland, Art Museum of Southeast Texas and Valley House Gallery, 2013.
 

David Everett: The Ties That Bind, exhibition brochure, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, 2013.
 

Judy Deaton, “Wild Things: Sculpture by David Everett, Painting by Billy Hassell,” Artifacts: A Publication of The Grace Museum, Fall 2012, pages 4-5, Cotillion and Scotch Bonnet reproduced.
 

Charissa N. Terranova, “Art Reviews | Gallery Gourmet: Differing perspectives: Showings around town appeal to a variety of tastes: ‘Three Davids’ at the MAC,” The Dallas Morning News, GuideLive, April 1, 2008, pages 1E, 4E.
 

Erin Keever, “A Coffee with… David Everett: Artist balanced love of nature with sculpture,” The Austin American-Statesman, Thursday, October 4, 2007.
 

Adam Duncan Harris, Wildlife Art for a New Century II, exhibition catalogue, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 2005, page 20.
 

Deanna Darr, “Box bling: Out of the Box Auction brings four-sided creativity to the masses,” Jackson Hole News & Guide: Stepping Out, June 22-28, 2005, pages 1 and 19, color illustration of Prairie Dog Box on page 1.
 

Deanna Darr, “21st Century Wildlife: National Museum of Wildlife Art show puts new spin on traditional art form,” Jackson Hole News & Guide: Stepping Out, June 1-7, 2005, pages 1 and 10, color illustration of Longboat on page 1.
 

Wolf Schneider, “My World: A Visit with Sculptor David Everett,” Southwest Art, July 2005, pp. 168-169.
 

50th Anniversary, catalogue, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2004, color illustration.
 

Mike Daniel, “Inside/Outside at Valley House,” The Guide, The Dallas Morning News, May 4, 2001, page 60.
 

Texas Book Festival, Austin, November 13-15, 1998, drawing reproduced on poster and mailer.
 

Francine Carraro, Oil Patch Dreams: Images of the Petroleum Industry in American Art, exhibition catalogue, Beaumont: The Art Museum of Southeast Texas, 1998, pp. 43, 65.
 

Francine Carraro, “Oil Patch Dreams: Images of the Petroleum Industry,” American Art Review, September - October 1998, Vol. X, No. 5, pp. 200-209, illus. p. 209.
 

“Spending It,” Dallas Business Journal, August 28-September 3, 1998, illus. p. 30.
 

“Night & Day,” Dallas Observer, August 27-September 2, 1998, illus. p. 41.
 

Michael Barnes, “The Last Word in the Arts,” Austin American-Statesman, August 27, 1998, p. 57, illust. p. 57.
 

Norma Martin, “More than words can say,” Austin American-Statesman, February 22, 1998, pp. D1, D3, illust. p. D3.
 

Madeline Irvine, “Animal Instincts,” Austin American Statesman, August 10, 1995, p. 46.
 

Teresa Byrne-Dodge, "Dream Animals, Austin Artist David Everett's Wood Carvings", Southern Accents, September, 1990, pp. 134-B, D, F, G.
 

Debi Martin, "Wish Book Artist", Austin American-Statesman, September 27, 1989, pp. C1, C4.
 

Patricia D. Hendricks and Becky Duval Reese, A Century of Sculpture in Texas: 1889-1989, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, 1989.
 

 

Public Collections:
 

Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas
Arthur Andersen & Associates, Austin, Texas
Bickerstaff, Heath, Delgado & Acosta, Austin, Texas
Chase Bank, Austin, Texas
Cullen Center Inc., Houston, Texas
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Gardere & Wynne, Dallas, Texas
The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Oak Hill Branch Library, Austin, Texas
Radisson Hotel, Austin, Texas
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Arlington, Texas
Seay Biomedical Building, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Thomas Grant Chandeliers, Dallas, Texas
Wittliff Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

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