Boissevain received her Bachelor’s of Fine Art degree from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1995 and her M.F.A. from San Jose State University in 2013. In 2009 she received the national award “The Best of ASMP ” from the American Society of Media Photographers for her documentary work highlighting humanitarian issues in Peru. Her work has been exhibited in many venues across the United States and Europe including: SOMArts, San Francisco, CA; Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA; the Euphrat Museum, Cupertino, CA; the Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA; the Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY; the New Museum, Los Gatos, CA and the Mentenkov Museum in Russia. Boissevain is currently an artist in residence at the Cubberley Studio Art Program in Palo Alto and teaches in the department of Art and Art History at San Jose State University.