Deanna Dikeman has been an artist since 1985. She resides in Kansas City and Columbia, Missouri. Her first body of work was a study of the suburban landscape in Johnson County, Kansas. She photographs her parents and other family in Iowa and Nebraska. She has done a series of photographs of interior details of homes. Her Wardrobe project includes photographs of old clothes in a thrift store and in the Stephens College Historical Costume Collection. Most recently, she has been photographing ballroom dancers and their clothing in movement.