Siuan McGahan is a multi-platform visual artist working in traditional and digital/new media, VR/AR, VFX & animation. Her work focuses primarily on issues of gender and personal identity.
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, Project Management and Web-based Software Development.
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 and 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 is currently finishing her MFA: Art in a Digital World at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, Ireland.