Curriculum Vitae
Curriculum Vitae - Shawn McKinney

Postsecondary Education

California Institute of the Arts

Master of Fine Arts
Graphic Design

Tulane University

Bachelor of Arts

Teaching Experience

Austin Community College | Visual Comm. Dept. < Adjunct Associate Professor > Austin, TX
Courses: Design Communication I, Design Concepts, Typography.
2012 - present

Savannah College of Art and Design | Graphic Design Program < Online Professor > Austin, TX
Courses: Poster Design (graduate), Digital Page and Web Graphics, Business of Graphic Design, History of Graphic Design, Vector and Raster Graphics, Type I, Type II, Packaging, Interface Design, Studio I, Studio II, Portfolio.
2009 - present

St. Edward's University | Visual Studies Dept. < Adjunct Associate Professor > Austin, TX
Course: Typography 1
2018 - 2019

Texas State University | School of Art & Design < Adjunct Lecturer > San Marcos, TX
Courses: Art Direction, Branding Systems, Typography II.

Savannah College of Art and Design | Graphic Design Program < Professor > Savannah, GA
Served on Competitions, New Media, and Interdisciplinary Committees. Designed logotypes and marketing materials for student competitions. Courses: Introduction to Graphic Design, Digital Page and Web Graphics, History of Graphic Design, Typography I, Vector Graphics, Web Design.
2007 - 2009

University of Texas | School of Journalism < Assistant Professor, Lecturer > Austin, TX
Served as Founding Design Advisor, Orange Magazine and Design Consultant, School of Journalism. Art directed two redesigns of the School of Journalism website. Designed logotypes, marketing materials and print ads. Courses: Visual Design, Web Publishing, Print Design, Advanced Visual Design.
1999 - 2006

Wanganui Polytechnic | School of Computer Graphic Design < Lecturer > Wanganui, NZ
Designed marketing materials, created new courses, helped develop a graduate degree program.
Courses: Computer Graphic Design Ill, Typography IV, Online Media, Senior Thesis, Design History.
1995 - 1997

Professional Publications

A Shared Language” (foreword)
The Strategic Designer | David Holston, author | HOW Books | 2011

Oulipo Redux: Extensible, Exegetic, Ex Post Facto” (essay)
Drunken Boat, No. 8 | Ravi Shankar, ed. | Drunken Boat Publications | 2006

Margaret Bourke-White: The Early Work, by Ronald Ostman and Harry Littel” (review)
Journalism & Mass Communications Quarterly, Vol. 83, No. 2 | Dan Riffe, ed. | AEJMC Publications | 2006

Alphonse Marie Mucha: Poster, Panels … and Comic Books?” (essay)
International Journal of Comic Art, Vol. 7, No. 1 | John A. Lent, ed. | Lent Publications | 2006

The Good, The Bad, and The Bawdy: On the Ethics of Typography” (essay)
Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Vol. 17, No. 1 | Paul Lester, ed. | Lawrence Erlbaum Associates | 2005

Type in Motion | Jeff Bellantoni and Matt Woolman, eds. | Thames and Hudson | 1998

Digital Type | Stephen Knapp, ed. | Rockport Publishers | 1997

Typography Now 2 | Rick Poynor, ed. | Booth-Clibborn Editions | 1996