2002 Moser Ave. Dallas, TX 75206


August 23, 1942; Galveston, Texas


1959-60 Austin College; Sherman, Texas

1960-61 Schreiner Institute; Kerrville, Texas

1962-64 University of Mississippi; Oxford, Mississippi

1971 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Mississippi; Oxford, Mississippi

1971-72 Masters of Fine Arts Program, University of Dallas; Irving, Texas

1971-72 Art and Technology Program, Northwood Institute; Cedar Hill, Texas


2007 – Present; Currently making digital artwork after decades in the business world.

1986—2010 XEONIX INC.; Dallas, Texas. President.

Distributed the first U.L. listed neon dimmers; created “Blossomlite”-the first
oscillating neon control in 1987; invented “NeonColor” 1989-600 color coatings for neon lighting; developed “DesignVision”-the first image capturing/CNC/presentation system to the Sign Industry; designed “Electric Vinyl”-a computer generated electric sign system for vinyl cutting machines; and introduced “FrameVision”-the first computer aided mat and frame cutting software/hardware solution to the Picture Framing Industry. Lead seminars and workshops worldwide on creative neon lighting and design. Invited speaker to lighting engineer associations and resource for the press, e.g. Architectural Digest. Currently, designing and manufacturing glass products to the giftware industry utilizing skills in computer design, digital photography and digital graphic productions.

1981—1986 NEONICS INC.; Dallas, Texas. President.

Invented, designed and marketed the first U.L. listed neon dimmer. Created a new market for interior lighting and graphics with Prescolite Lite Controls as the manufacturer. Was the world’s foremost authority on neon lighting, dimming and interior dimmed graphics. Clients included:

Bennigans, National; All locations

Steak and Ale, National; All location

Studebaker’s National

TGI Fridays, National

Bay Street, National; All Locations

Burger King, National Headquarters

Units, National

Broadway 50-50; San Antonio, Texas

Cadillac Fairview, Republic Bank; Dallas, Texas

Great American Heros; Five locations

Inwood Lounge; at the Inwood Theater; Dallas, Texas

Stoneleigh P; Dallas, Texas

Tango; Dallas, Texas

1979—1980 COLLIE DESIGNS; Cedar Hill, Texas. Assistant to Alberto Collie.

Designed table lamps, glass furniture and neon products. In association with
Mann Glass developed a glass slumping heat process to bend 3/4″ flat float glass into furniture.

1978—1979 ALLEN STREET PHOTOGRAPHIC GALLERY; Co-Founder. Board of directors for the first Non-Profit Photography gallery in Dallas. Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Texas Commission for the Arts brought “Photography as Art-Art as Photography” a project funded by the German government to pioneer emerging art/photography issues in this country. Assistant Director.

1972—1989 LIGHT SCULPTURE, ARTIST; Dallas, Texas.

Neon Light Sculpture, Phosphorescent Environments, Light Projection Sculpture, Fine Art photography, In 1975, co-founder of the Allen Street Photographic Gallery, Dallas, Texas.

1974—1975 DALLAS ARTIST EQUITY; Dallas, Texas. President.

Ex-offico member to the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Board of Trustees. Lobbied for national arts legislation and artists’ rights representing local artists’ interests.

1968—1971 STONEWARE PRODUCTS; Dallas, Texas. Owner.

Manufactured ceramic light fixtures for contract construction, apartment
builders e.g. Lincoln Properties, I.C.Deal and others. Provided the outdoor tree lighting for the Hemisfair-1968, San Antonio, Texas.

1966—1968 Studio Production Ceramicist. Professional potter producing
stoneware ceramics. Owner of The Pot Shop. Built rail car size kilns for
production and sculpture. Conducted workshops for graduate students at the
University of Dallas and Southern Methodist University, providing gas kilns for advanced work.


To be updated to 2010 soon. Check back.

- 1988 “Lightworks by George Goodenow”—One Man Show, Dallas, Texas

Recent color changeable neon work

- 1984 “Gaelic Gala”—The Women’s Committee of the Dallas Ballet

The Prohibition Room at the Brewery; Dallas, Texas

- 1983 “The Snow Ball”—One Man Show and Dance

The Stoneleigh P; Dallas, Texas

- One Man Show—First artist to exhibit at the grand opening

Plaza Theatre; Dallas, Texas

- 1982 Neon—One Person Exhibition

Fagergren, Copenhagen, Denmark

Work purchased by Arneson Gallery for private collection

- 1981 Bath House Exhibition—Invitational exhibit of past CETA artists

Sponsored by the City of Dallas Arts Program

- 1978 Eleven Dallas photographers—Invitational Group Exhibition

Allen Street Gallery; Dallas, Texas

- Rooms—Invitational Group Exhibition

D-W Gallery; Dallas, Texas

- 1977 Four Texans: about Photography—An Invitational Exhibition

Witte Museum; San Antonio, Texas

- 1976 International Air Fair—Group Show

Basel, Switzerland

- One Man Show

Public TV, Channel 13; Dallas, Texas

One Man Show

II Diaframma; Milan, Italy

- Photokina—Germany

Collected work exhibited by Ciba-Geigy

- Tarrant County Reject Exhibition

First Sunday Art; Dallas, Texas

- 1975 Group Show

Allen Street Gallery; Dallas, Texas

- Dogs Show—Invitational

SMU University Gallery; Dallas, Texas

- Invitational Christmas Exhibition

842 First Avenue; Dallas, Texas

- Third Sunday Photography—Group Show

Goodenow Studio; Dallas, Texas

- 1974 16th Delta Annual Art Exhibition—Eight State Show

Little Rock Art Museum; Little Rock, Arkansas

- Group Show

AUM Gallery; Dallas, Texas

- 1973 North Texas Painting and Sculpture Exhibition

Dallas Museum of Fine Art; Dallas, Texas—Top Award

Juror: Samuel Wagstaff, Critic and Collector, New York, New York

- Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York, New York—Purchase

“Negative Shadow Retainer” by the Education Department

- Arts Awareness-Greenwich Village Video Theatre—A Participation and Multi-Media
Project Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York, New York

- Sixth Annual Prints and Drawing Exhibition

Arkansas Arts Center; Little Rock, Arkansas—Honorable Mention

Juror: Donald Wyckoff, American Arts Council

- Shape

Little Rock Art Museum; Little Rock, Arkansas

- Artists Biennial—Thirteen State Show

Delgado Museum; New Orleans, Louisiana

Juror: Maurice Tuchman, L.A. County Museum of Art

- 1972 Texas Grade AA Art

AUM Gallery; Dallas, Texas

- 15th Delta Annual Art Exhibition

Little Rock Art Museum; Little Rock, Arkansas—Purchase Prize and Honorable

Juror: Larry Aldrich, Founder, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art;
Ridgefield, CT

- 1971 Tarrant County Show—Fort Worth Museum

Juror: Marsha Tucher, Curator, Whitney Museum; New York, New York