Curriculum Vitae


Education

2012 University of North Texas Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS), Health Informatics

2004 University of Houston Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Communications

Collaborative Projects

PathFinder Gallery of Subversive Art. Valerie Howard, Carolyn Macarney, Alan Vannoy. 2016. Refurbished travel trailer into gallery space.

Sleep. Dir. Lovell, Drew. Perf. Valerie Howard, Otieno Stanford-Asiyo, and Angel Mays. 2014. Short film.

Exhibition Record

2020     Group Exhibition, Summer Slashers, Insomnia Gallery, Houston, TX.

2020     Group Exhibition, Didn’t It Rain?, Insomnia Gallery, Houston, TX.

2020     Curated Exhibition, Women’s Art Showcase, Insomnia Gallery, Houston, TX.

2019     Group Exhibition, Wierd Science, Insomnia Gallery, Houston, TX.

2018     Group Exhibition, Left Hand Illumination: Visions of the Occult, Insomnia Gallery, Houston, TX.

2018     Group Exhibition, Sticky Fingers 4: A Sticker Art Show, Juried, Insomnia Gallery, Houston, TX.

2016     Group Exhibition, PathFinder Gallery of Subversive Art, ArtWalk, Alpine, TX.

2016     Group Exhibition, Clarity in Chaos, West Texas Collective, Alpine, TX.

2016     Group Exhibition, Drawn to Art: The values of Line, Gallery on the Square,
Alpine, TX.

Published Illustrations

2012-Current (bi-weekly) High Desert Sketches, The Big Bend Sentinel, Marfa, TX Newspaper.

  • Covington, George. “American education or not” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 3 September. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “A brief introduction to summer of 2020” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 2 July. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Tap dancing on the First Amendment with Gucci golf shoes” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 18 June. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Feeling pity for the poor old Internal Revenue Service” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 4 June. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “The landscape of COVID-19 dreams” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 21 May. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Why getting the message straight is important” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 7 May. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “People of the Big Bend are unique, or maybe just eccentric” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 30 April. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “There are differences between Manhattan and the Big Bend” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 16 April. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “A Tale of Three Countries” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 2 April. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Where Have All the Immigrants Gone?” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 26 March. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Trump’s Candy-Coated Cow Patties” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 5 March. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “How to Destroy a Democracy” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 20 February. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Skip Chocolate, Support Women’s Rights” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 6 February. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “The Census, Suppressed Voting, and Javelinas” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 16 January. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Sagebrush Sage 2020 Prophecies” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 2 January. 2020: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Letters to Santa” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 19 December. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Ole Ben Franklin and the turkey myth” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 21 November. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Alexa, me and AT&T” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 7 November. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Is the Terlingua graveyard really spooky?” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 17 October. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Perrault, Abbie. “Citizens speak out at special meeting over festival and mass gathering permits” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 10 October. 2019: 2. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Immortality runs rampant in Alpine alleys” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 3 October. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Banning, Burning, or Just Not Doing It…” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 19 September. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “The Best and Worse of the Summer of 2019” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 5 September. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Perrault, Abbie. “County battle over loose cattle” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 18 July. 2019: Cover. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Explaining the Mysteries of Satire” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 4 July. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Blind Bard’s Year In Review” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 20 June. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “We Old Folks Aren’t Going” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 6 June. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Game of Thrones or Game of Groans” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 16 May. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Socialism, capitalism, and taxes: the Real World” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 2 May. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Why building walls never worked” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 18 April. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Do you really know what you know?” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 4 April. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “The $120 million governor, and ‘The Wildfire Music Fest” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 21 March. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Face it, the future is now!” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 7 March. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Money, money, everywhere, but none for you or me” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 21 February. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Will your refrigerator, microwave, or phone betray you?” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 7 February. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Blind Bard of the Big Bend’s 2019 Prophesies” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 17 January. 2019: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “A Christmas gift of lawyer jokes” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 20 December. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “My idea of a great Christmas” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 6 December. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “When it comes to Thanksgiving, I’m on the turkey’s side” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 15 November. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Day of the dead in Terlingua” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 18 October. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Your deal old grandma has to go” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 4 October. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Is your pistol packing mama a teacher?” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 20 September. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Yes, history really does repeat itself” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 6 September. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Interesting facts for mystified tourists The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 21 June. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. Where has all the morality and truth gone? The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 7 June. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “A 374-year-old word that applies today The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 17 May. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “We are all going to get rich!” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 3 May. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Lies are lightning fast” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 5 Apr. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Myths and reality in modern politics” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 15 Mar. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Were there ever any good old days?” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 1 Mar. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Frankenstein, technology, modern times” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 15 Feb. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Speaking truth to power” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX]
    1 Feb. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Why must the inevitability of change be inevitable?” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 18 Jan. 2018: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Seven, not six flags over Texas” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 14 Dec. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Day of the Deer and Day of the Dead” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 16 Nov. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Satire, the curse of the unthinking class” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 2 Nov. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Scariest Halloween since October 31, 1941” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 19 Oct. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Who put the ‘con’ in Confederacy?” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 5 Oct. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Education, guns, and wisdom” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 14 Sep. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Sage Brush Sage produces conceptual art” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 18 Aug. 2017: 5. Digital print.
  • Covington, George. “Watching the decline and fall of the middle class” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 15 Jun. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “The Trump syndrome” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 1 Jun. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “The history and politics of feral hogs” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 18 May. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “The never changing congress” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 4 May. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “The death of satire is upon us” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 20 Apr. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Don’t let the tourists get your goat” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 6 Apr. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “The past, the present, and maybe no future” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 16 Mar. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Walls, Wall Street sharks, and steel futures” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 2 Mar. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Why does everybody crowd my corner?” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 16 Feb. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: The illustrations make the column.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 2 Feb. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: The frightening truth about predictions.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 19 Jan. 2017: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Deer hunting a rite of passage, for the deer.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 15 Dec. 2016: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Deer hunting a rite of passage, for the deer.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 1 Dec. 2016: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: It’s all about Artwalk this weekend.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 17 Nov. 2016: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: The constancy of change, a universal blight.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 3 Nov. 2016: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: The dreaded Chupacabra rises from the cactus patch.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 20 Oct. 2016: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: The Donald, past presidents, and Kim Kardashian.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 6 Oct. 2016: [5]. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Read them, don’t burn or ban them.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 22 Sep. 2016: [5]. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Teachers Must Save the World.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 8 Sep. 2016: [5]. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: August 1, 1966; the terror at the UT Tower.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 28 Jul. 2016: [5]. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Blind Bard Explains Irony to the Confused.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 16 Jun. 2016: [5]. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: I’m addicted to public radio, please pay my pusher.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 7 Apr. 2016: [5]. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: I’m glad she didn’t have a gun.” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 17 Mar. 2016: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Build a fence and save West Texas” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 3 Mar. 2016: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Blame the first grade for my Valentine attitude” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 18 Feb. 2016: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: We’ll make our own myths, thank you!” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 4 Feb. 2016: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Chupacabra: Why I don’t practice law” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 10 Dec. 2015. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Chupacabra: the legend begins” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 12 Nov. 2015. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Support your local Chupacabra” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 29 Oct. 2015. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Nefarious rapscallion columnists exposed” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 1 Oct. 2015. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Stop ideas, and ban, blacklist, or burn books” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 17 Sep. 2015. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Volunteer and save a pet at Alpine shelter” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 3 Sep. 2015: 8. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Inferno: Revenge of the Pipeline II” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 25 Jun. 2015: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Inferno! coming soon to a theater near you” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 11 Jun. 2015: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: The Big Bend’s many states of mind” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 28 May. 2015: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Greed is good” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 14 May. 2015: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: It must be spring” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 16 Apr. 2015: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Conceptual art and aesthetic nausea” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 2 Apr. 2015: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Legislators prove Darwin was wrong” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 5 Mar. 2015: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: I ain’t goin’ gentle into any dark night” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 19 Feb. 2015: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Je Suis Charlie, they will never kill all of the Crusader Rabbits” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 22 Jan. 2015: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Crusader Rabbit, my hero for all seasons” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 8 Jan. 2015: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: The turkey gets a bum rap” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 26 Nov. 2014: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. “Guest Column: Halloween in the High Desert” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 30 Oct. 2014: 5. Print.
  • Covington, George. High Desert Sketches: Hogzillas run rampant through the greater Big Bend The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 4 Sep. 2014. Print.
  • Covington, George. High Desert Sketches: Come back Henry Ford, all is forgiven The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 6 Feb. 2014. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 9 Jan. 2014. Print.
  • Covington, George. High Desert Sketches The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 14 Nov. 2013. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Halloween and the mystery of the vanishing chupacabra” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 31 Oct. 2013. Print.
  • Covington, George. “The chupacabra mystery will be solved next week…” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 24 Oct. 2013. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Women of the world unite” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 17 Oct. 2013. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: The new slavery” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 5 Sep. 2013. Print.
  • Covington, George. “High Desert Sketches: Hispanic-flavored Halloween” The Big Bend Sentinel [Marfa, TX] 25 Oct. 2012. Print.
  • Covington, George. “The Loneliest People in the West.” Ability [Unknown]. Print Magazine.

Books

Outliner: A book-shaped exhibition of illustration and comics… Tommy Tessier, Austin Smith, Simon Curry, Chris Ruggia, Ellen Ruggia, Crowcrumbs, Kacey Barton. Independently published. 2018. Book.

R3 Coloring Book: Drawn From the Big Bend. Various authors. Big Bend Arts council. 20128. Coloring book.

Design

2016     A Century of Fine Press, creation of exhibit, catalog, print and electronic
promotional materials, and press releases.

2016     Big Bend Comic Con logo design, Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library, Sul Ross
State University, Alpine, TX.

2016     Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library logo design, Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library, Sul Ross State University, Alpine, TX.

2014      QuintEssential conference logo design, QuintEssential Steering
Committee/Medical Library Association.

2012      Alpine Public Library exterior decorative gate elements.