Shawn M. McKinney

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Shawn M. McKinney earned an M.F.A. in Graphic Design from California Institute of the Arts (1994). Design work has been published in Type In Motion, Digital Type and Typography Now 2. Critical writing includes articles in Journalism and Mass Communications Quarterly, Journal of Mass Media Ethics and International Journal of Comic Art. He served as Discussant for “W(h)ither the Touch,” an AIGA paper session at the 93rd CAA Annual Conference.

He taught as Assistant Professor, UT-Austin, from 1999-2005. During that time he also served as Design Consultant, School of Journalism, and as Design Advisor, Orange Magazine. Previously, he taught at Wanganui Polytechnic in New Zealand (1995-97). Volunteer activities include serving as President, AIGA Austin (2003-05), and Chair, Logo Design Competition, AEJMC (2003-05).

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