Traci O'Very Covey works with a sense of composition and color by creating a narrative style with overlapping elements often with a central figure. She was born in Salt Lake City and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Utah in 1983. She has been an award-winning graphic designer and illustrator for the past 23 years. Her use of media varies, using watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and digital pen.
Some of her clients have been Macmillan McGraw-Hill, Gibbs Smith Publisher, Fallon Community Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Red Butte Garden, Deseret Book Company, Utah Homes & Garden Magazine, and Family Education Today.