Bio

Siuan McGahan is a multi-platform visual artist, art director and designer.  Her recent work utilizes VR technology (full CG as well as 360 video) to explore issues around gender and language. 

Siuan was born in Dublin Ireland, but moved to Los Angeles as a child. She originally studied Mathematics and Philosophy at UCLA and went to work for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the area of Mission Simulation & Instrument Modeling. During her five years at JPL, she also worked across a variety of sectors including Flight Project Planning and Web Technologies.  

After JPL, Siuan moved on to a career in the film industry as a visual effects artist on such films as Lord of the Rings- Return of the King, as well as many other film and television projects. She is is also an award-winning singer-songwriter/guitarist., known for her work with The Renders and Hello Elettra.

In 2014, Siuan was a participant on Sky Arts "Portrait Artist of the Year."

She recently completed her MFA: Art in a Digital World at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, Ireland.