Susan Elizabeth Ryan, Ph.D., Professor of Art History at Louisiana State University and Affiliate of the LSU Center for Computational Technology (CCT). She teaches contemporary and new media art history and has helped found an interdisciplinary Art/Engineering undergraduate minor at LSU entitled AVATAR. She has lectured internationally on dress and creative technology, and has published several books in the fields of art and design history including the recent publication from MIT Press, Garments of Paradise: Wearable Discourse in the Digital Age.
The first header image for this site is a detail of the Climate Dress by Diffus Design, 2009; photo by Anni Laussen. Courtesy of Michel Guglielmi.
The second header for this site is our new solar array in New Mexico.
The third header is a detail of a tile banco at James H. Rodriguez Elementary School, Española (2010) by Abiquiu artist Sabra Moore.