Shawgo, Paula Marie was born on January 28, 1953 in Celina, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Thomas Leroy and Mary Grace (Turicchi) Bidwell.
Student, Wright State University, 1971—1972. Student, San Antonio College, 1973—1974.
Advertising manager Gulf Pool Equipment Company, San Antonio, 1979, Refrigeration Engineering Corporation, San Antonio, 1980—1982. Vice president advertising and public relations Genie Services Inc., 1982—1983. Graphic designer Institute Texan Cultures, since 1984.
Married Barry Lee Ackom, June 15, 1970 (divorced). 1 child Creon Nicole.