Kraus graduated from Boston University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Film and Television. In 2017, she received her Master of Fine Arts in photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, Georgia. Her work has been published internationally in Womankind magazine, reviewed in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and exhibited throughout the East Coast. Always evolving her artistic practice, Hannah Kraus is currently exploring the use of photography in artist books. She resides and creates in California.