blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Dinah Ryan has been a contributing editor for Art Papers Magazine since 1992. Her essays and reviews about contemporary visual art and culture appear frequently in Art Papers, Sculpture, Fiberarts, and other periodicals. In recent articles, she has examined contemporary Gothicism, the relationship between visual art and science, and the idea of domesticity in contemporary art. Also a fiction writer, she received her MFA from the University of Virginia in 1997. She lives in Staunton, Virginia, and teaches in the English and art departments at Mary Baldwin College.