Born in Brooklyn and raised in Buffalo, New York, Fleischhauer received her BA from Bates College and BFA from San Francisco Art Institute. Based in Houston, she has received several grants from the Houston Arts Alliance, City of Houston, Houston Endowment, and Project Row Houses. Constructing large-scale installations that interface art, science, architecture and history, Fleischhauer has completed projects at the Texas Medical Center, Gagliato, Italy, Market Square Clocktower, Art League, The Mariago Collective, and most recently at SITE GALLERY at the Silos on Sawyer in Houston, TX. As part of the Houston Airport System’s Portable Works Project, her work is permanently installed at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. In 2017 she completed an Artist Residency in Neuroaesthetics in the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston and currently has a research grant from the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts at the University of Houston.