Deena is the artist behind the moniker of Jaguar Jonze and Spectator Jonze. As a songwriter and performer, Deena was named ‘Most Promising Female Songwriter’ at the 2016 Queensland Music Awards and has since been working on her musical project Jaguar Jonze. Having launched in August 2018 she has already been invited to perform overseas at Music Matters in Singapore and International Indie Music Festival in Indonesia.
Spectator Jonze is her visual art and people project of passion bringing mental health to light by depicting the often taboo subject of our individual battles into a colourful, comedic display of imperfectly perfect beauty. Since its inception in September 2017 she has completed more than 80 interviews and 55 portraits.
Deena is also a Senior Artist Manager at Amplifire Music, a management and label services company based in Brisbane. Deena works with bands including Confidence Man and The Jungle Giants on day-to-day logistics, strategy and management duties.