(born 1978, Marathon, WI) lives and works between Doha, Qatar and Randolph, VT. She graduated from The University of Iowa with a MFA in 2008. Dekkenga recently held a two-person exhibition with Ioanna Pantazopoulou at SITUATIONS, New York. She has held solo exhibitions at Jackie Klempay Gallery, Brooklyn; and Eli Ping Frances Perkins, New York; with selected group exhibitions include Clifton Benevento, New York; Suzanne Geiss, New York; The Hole, New York; Denny Gallery, New York; and The Fire Station, Doha, Qatar. Dekkenga has participated in residencies at the Babayan Culture House in Cappadocia, Turkey; Takt Kunstraum Tapir in Berlin; and Officina Stamperia del Notaio in Tusa, Spain. Her work is held in the collections of QMA Qatar Museums, Doha Qatar, the New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY; and Aïshti Foundation Collection, Beirut, Lebanon.