Hikmet Sidney Loe works and teaches art history at Westminster College. Her research on Robert Smithson's earthwork the Spiral Jetty has led to a passionate interest in Land art. Her cumulative work on this subject, The Spiral Jetty Encyclo: Exploring Robert Smithson's Earthwork through Time and Place, is forthcoming, as are several book chapters on the earthwork. She is a regular contributor to the online magazine 15 Bytes, lectures frequently on the Spiral Jetty and Nancy Holt's earthwork Sun Tunnels and exhibits photographs related to the land. She has curated exhibitions at Westminster College, Finch Lane Gallery (Art Barn), and The Museum of Modern Art Library, New York.