Adam Atkinson is a craft artist currently residing in Richmond, VA. He received a MFA in Metal Design at East Carolina University in 2019, and a BFA in Interdisciplinary Studio Practices at Boise State University in 2013 where he studied sculpture, metals, and painting. Atkinson’s work documents relationships between gender and the body using adornment and small scale sculpture as formats for exploration. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Currently he is an instructor at Virginia Commonwealth University in the Craft/Material Studies Department.
Everett Hoffman is a visual artist, and curator currently based in Richmond, VA. Born and raised in Southwest Idaho surrounded by suburbs and farming towns, Everett graduated with a BFA in Metals from Boise State University in 2013, and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2018. Everett has been an artist in residence at Arrowmont school of Art and Craft, as well as the Baltimore Jewelry Center. His current body of work examines everyday material debris reconstructed within the complex narratives of identity, gender, and sexual desire. Everett’s 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.