earned his Bachelors of Fine Arts in Graphic Design / Letterform in 1999 and Electronic Imaging / Photography in 2000 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s College of Visual and Performing Arts. He will complete his Masters of Fine Arts at the Art Institute of Boston / Lesley University in January of 2007. Towne has worked as a professional designer and held positions in prominent Boston based studios. His current focus is on multimedia, specifically video and web / interactive design. He also works as an independent freelance designer for a variety of clientele as well as a Lecturer of Graphic Design and Electronic Imaging at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Towne has exhibited both nationally and internationally. Exhibition credits include:
Chicago, IL: Space Place & Interface at LiveBox, 2006. Yeditepe University, Turkey: 4th International Symposium of Interactive Media,
2006. Cleveland, OH: iNGENUITY: A Festival of Art & Technology,
2005. Cleveland Public
Theater, OH: CONNECT: A Multimedia Party in 3 Acts,
2005. Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA: Digital Insight,
2001. New Bedford Museum of Art, MA: Part of a Whole, 1999.
Shawn Towne is participating in
Title: linear succession, video, 2006, 45 seconds