Born in 1969, in Bloomfield, Iowa, Strassheim lives in Connecticut and works in New York and Israel. She received a BFA in media arts from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 1995. She attended the Forensic Imaging Bureau in Miami where she received her Forensic & Biomedical Photography Certification in 1997. She earned her MFA in photography at Yale University in 2003. Her work appears in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the Monterey Museum of Art in California, and many others. She has exhibited in museums and galleries around the world.
Image courtesy of Andrea Blanch.