Michelle Keim is a fine art photographer living and working in Chicago. She was represented by Catherine Edelman Gallery for roughly 10 years. Her monograph, “Iron Beauties” was published in 2006 by Nazraeli Press. Keim's work resides in private and public collections from Chicago to L.A. In recent years Keim has become entrenched in the madness of combat sports. She got her start photographing team mates in Mixed Martial Arts, then transitioned to covering live events and is now the official photographer and director of public relations for the historic Chicago Golden Gloves. She has worked closely with top ten-ranked UFC ranked strawweight fighter, Felice Herrig, for over 3 years covering training camps and personal aspects of her life as a successful professional athlete. Getting a late start in life as an athlete herself, Keim is currently undefeated in Muay Thai kickboxing holding a record of 1-0.