Shane Bowden was born in Brisbane, Australia in 1974.
Lives and works in San Diego, California, USA.

Ever a mercurial figure, Shane Bowden eludes public apprehension & definitions by constantly shifting styles & adhering to his own intuitive program of freedom & novelty of execution & themes. He has been described as "Andy Warhol on steroids" and the "new Damien Hirst".

In addition to his own name, he also works under the alter ego’s / collections of Mofisto, S&B, Aw.then.tik.8.ed, Yves Kaiser, Bakku-shane.

From well-known collectors like former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to the corporate boardrooms of Vogue Magazine, Shane Bowden is shown all around the world in both public and private art collections.

He has been nominated and a finalist multiple times in the Salon Des Refusés, Archibald Prize, and Doug Moran Portrait Prize.