Bowman, Shayne 1969–

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Bowman, Shayne 1969–

PERSONAL: Born July 21, 1969, in Opelika, AL; son of Ronald H. and Gloria P. Bowman; married March 9, 2002; wife's name, Michele Lynn; children: Gavin. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Auburn University, B.A. Politics: "Independent." Hobbies and other interests: Film, photography, sky diving.

ADDRESSES: Agent—c/o Author Mail, Peachpit Press, 1249 Eighth St., Berkeley, CA 94710.

CAREER: Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, art director, 1992–93; Detroit News, Detroit, MI, assistant editor of design, 1993–96; Hour Detroit, Detroit, cofounder and art director, 1996–98; Belo, Dallas, TX, chief of development, 1998–2001; designer and writer.

AWARDS, HONORS: Awards from Society of News Design, Communication Arts, New England Press Association, Michigan Press Association, City and Regional Magazine Association, and American Advertising Association.


(With Chris Willis) DesignWhys: Designing Web Sites That Sell for Graphic Designers, Peachpit Press (Berkeley, CA), 2002.

WORK IN PROGRESS: We Media: How Audiences Are Shaping the Future of News.



Web Commerce Today, May 15, 2002, Ralph F. Wilson, review of DesignWhys: Designing Web Sites That Sell for Graphic Designers.


Hypergene/Media Solutions, (September 22, 2004).