Siuan McGahan
Affiliated with Division of Communication and Creative Media, Game Art

Siuan McGahan has many years of professional experience across a range of creative media technologies.

From mission simulation and instrument modeling at NASA-JPL to visual effects on such films as Lord of the Rings: Return of the King and Chronicles of Riddick, Siuan brings a breadth of industry experience to her teaching at Champlain. She is currently Senior Product Designer at Terbium Labs and is a practicing artist working in a variety of digital and traditional media, including VR installation.

Professional Associations and Volunteer Work
  • AIGA
  • Women in Animation

Siuan volunteers for Code4BTV, the local brigade of Code4America.

Recent Work

Recently created a VR installation titled "The Dreadful Imminency of Another," which explores the relationship between language and our ideas surrounding gender.


The designer's first and most essential task is choosing the correct problem to solve.