Lives and Works in Huntington Beach, California.
Growing up in the suburban sprawl of Orange County, Deanna spent her early years going to any and all punk shows she could. After returning home from a one-night runaway her Mother bought her a camera as a coming home present. This was 1985 and the start of her photographic career. She has shown all over the US and Europe, including a solo show at the Museum Het Domein in the Netherlands, and group shows at the Contemporary Art Center in Virginia and the Preus Museum in Norway. She has self-published 3 photo-booklets, a series called Blue Kitten Photos, a book called "Your Logo Here" for PAM Books. She is currently working on a new book called "17 Days" which will be released fall 2008, 2 photo essays, along with her regular custom of shooting as she goes.