Everett loves the subjects he paints. He is an outdoorsman and active in the Nature Conservary, Ducks Unlimited, the Alabama Wildlife Federation, The Coastal Conservation Association, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. He owns several different breeds of sporting dogs, and enjoys working them in the field. His love of dogs and his commitment to conservation of habitat and wildlife is evident in his paintings.
Everett has won the Alabama Duck Stamp Competition, the Wildlife Division of the Energen Art Competition and has been recognized with awards of merit and excellence in the Alabama Wildlife Federation Art Show. His paintings are in a number of private collections. He has studied painting with well known artists such as Robert Bateman, John Banovich, and Daniel Smith.
He is a successful architect, but enjoys painting in his free time.