DeAnna Autumn Leaf Suazo (Taos Pueblo & Diné)
DeAnna Autumn Leaf Suazo is a Taos Pueblo and Diné contemporary 2D artist. She grew up on the tribal lands of Taos Pueblo, New Mexico. Today, DeAnna is attending the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she is studying studio arts with an emphasis in painting.
DeAnna predominantly works with Prism Colored markers, Indian Black Ink, and acrylic paint on vintage music sheet, and/or antique ledger documents collected from multiple sources. She is also strongly comfortable painting with acrylic paint on an array of different sized canvases. All her work is consistent with detail and vibrant colors, each painting and illustration have a distinctive style incorporating influences from her cultural heritage combined with pop culture themes and Japanese anime.
DeAnna’s work has been exhibited in various artist’s markets throughout the nation. Markets and shows she’s participated in include SWAIA’s Indian Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico, R.C. Gorman Days Art Show, Taos, New Mexico, The Heard Museum Indian Fair and Market, Phoenix, Arizona, Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian Artist Market in New York City, New York, and The Gene Autry Museum’s American Indian Arts Marketplace in Los Angeles, California, and The Colorado Indian Market and Southwest Art Festival, Denver, Colorado, as well as in many other collections. Her work is available at https://www.deannaautumnleafsuazo.com/