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Annette Whitaker Everett was raised in Spokane Washington. From her childhood, she has been an artist. She received her art education at Brigham Young University (1968–1971), the University of Utah (1971-1972), and the Art Academy of Cincinnati (1985). She continues to hone her craft through workshops such as the Richard MacDonald masters Sculpture Workshop, among others. In 1997, Annette established BRUSHWORKS Fine Art Studio & Gallery withfellow-artists and friends. This became a classroom, workshop, clubhouse and creative sanctuary for Southern Utah artists and their many students. Annette has been a teacher in her studio for many years and continues to teach. She paints in pastel and oil, creating traditional and representational landscapes, portraits, and still life. Annette sculpts in clay, both oil base and water-base, creating figurative pieces in bronze and fired clay. She began sculpting as an assistant to L’Deane Trueblood, where she participated in the design and completion of several bronze monuments, including “Saint Clare” for the Saint Clare Catholic Hospital of Weston, Wisconsin, and “The Watermaster” in Saint George, Utah. December 2007, Annette’s maquette sculpture, “Duet, Mary & Martha” was awarded “Best of Show” in a national competition sponsored by American Women Artists. April 2008, “The Sandman”, a life-size monument was placed and dedicated to the volunteers of the floods of 2005 in the Town Square of Saint George, Utah. May 2008, “The Volunteer”, a