Dawn DeDeaux was born and continues to reside in New Orleans. She has exhibited throughout the country including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Armand Hammer Museum and the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art. Recent exhibitions include Steps Home for Ballroom Marfa and her acclaimed installation for Prospect.2 - The Goddess Fortuna. DeDeaux is a recipient of the Rome Prize as the Knight Foundation Visiting Southern Artist and 2013 Artist in Residence at the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation where she began her Space Clowns series. Her groundbreaking work as a new media artist is recognized in college textbooks and has been reviewed in national publications. As one of the eight founders of the New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center, she served as the Board of Directors Vice President during its formative years.