Born in the southeast Texas town of Beaumont, David Everett displayed an interest in the visual arts and the natural world from his earliest years. He was drawn to the forests, swamps, bayous, bays and marsh covered plains that lead this part of Texas down to its coastline on the Gulf of Mexico.
Early Life and Education
Everett’s early life was shaped by the natural world around him, including forests, swamps, bayous and marsh-covered plains. He developed a passion for exploring these environments and restating them in art, particularly in sculpture, drawing and woodcuts.
He grew up in the Southeast Texas town of Beaumont. He later moved to Austin, Texas where he earned a bachelor’s degree in sculpture and master’s degree in fine arts.
After graduation from law school, Everett served as an assistant district attorney in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office for a decade. He then shifted to private practice and opened his own firm. During his career, he also served as a colonel in the United States Army Reserve, serving in combat zones in Afghanistan and Iraq. He was a longtime supporter of the law school and has made a number of generous gifts in its honor.
David Everett has worked for a number of companies and organizations during his career. He currently serves as the Head of Indirect Procurement at Honda Motor Europe Ltd.
A professional in the hair care business, Everett launched a line of hair products called Phylloma that are free from harmful chemicals like sulfates and parabens. The patented formula also features a bio-active complex that helps prevent and reverse damage to the hair shafts.
In his legal career, he has represented clients in the Albany area with a range of land use law, zoning and planning issues. He has also represented businesses with environmental and energy & natural resources matters. As a testament to his work, he was named a Super Lawyer by his peers.
Achievements and Honors
Everett is the author of many notable works of fiction. He has a strong reputation for writing stories that are lyrical and captivating, with a sharp satirical eye and hyper-literate sensibility.
Everett has also received several awards and honors for his work. He was recently named a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the most prestigious honorary societies in the world.
As a library director, Everett has been instrumental in overseeing day-to-day library operations including budget planning, staff supervision and programming. He has also fostered the transition to electronic resources in the Hiram College library.
In his personal life, David Everett was a devoted family man. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He also loved traveling with his wife Karen.
He was a supporter of Wisconsin sports and enjoyed spending time with his friends. He also enjoyed golfing and boating.
His passion for art began at an early age, and he pursued it with a high level of dedication. This passion has led to an extensive career as an artist and writer.
Everett was a renowned broadcaster and musician. He was a DJ on Radio 1 and Capital and also appeared on television in a number of comedy series.
He was known for his distinctive presentation style on both radio and television. He was a highly versatile performer who was capable of writing scripts, composing jingles and operating advanced recording and mixing equipment.
The most famous of his many programmes was a spoof of contemporary horror films called Bloodbath at the House of Death. He also made a number of other TV shows, most of which featured Brazilian actress Cleo Rocos as his assistant.
He was a huge supporter of the UK Conservative Party. However, as a gay man, he faced criticism for his support of a government that enforced Section 28 of the Local Government Act which prohibited councils from promoting homosexual issues.