About the Book
"Clothed" is a project exploring the idea of clothing as clues to gender through the first year of traditional portraits of a baby.
Deanna Dikeman has been an artist-photographer since 1985. Her work is in the permanent collections of The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois; The Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri; The Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona; and The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas. She photographs her 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 the Stephens College Historical Costume Collection. Most recently, she has been photographing ballroom dancers and their clothing in movement. Deanna received a $50,000 United States Artists Booth Fellowship in 2008. In 2006 she was given a Charlotte Street Fellowship. In 1996 she was awarded the Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer’s Fellowship. Deanna is represented by Dolphin Gallery in Kansas City, Missouri.