Chryssa Paraskeva was born in Heraklion, Crete, in 1978 and raised in Tinos. She graduated from the Photography Department of the School of Graphic Arts and Artistic Studies at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens. In 2000, she attended courses at the Visual Arts Institute in Orléans, France. Since 2002 she has been working as a professional photographer. She established her workshop “To Fotografio” in 2006, in Tinos.