Siochain Hughes


The name Síocháin means peace in Irish, and is pronounced she-a-con. Síocháin was born in Dublin, Ireland, and grew up in New York City. Síocháin is an artist working with camera, paint, dimensional materials and digital, often exploring themes of site, observer, time and space. Her artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and can be viewed on her website at She is an art educator working with all ages, K12 through college. Her mission is to help students grow as people, while developing and strengthening their unique creative vision and voice—which usually involves talking about art and engaging in creative expression using a wide range of media, including paper, clay, paint, photography and computer. A student of Zen meditation, Síocháin loves swimming, scuba-diving, hiking and the martial arts, and integrates these activities with her art and teaching whenever possible.