Strand holds a master from Bergen Academy of the Arts. Lives and works in Oslo. Has worked in various techniques and media, but the artist's book has been the main medium since 1992. Has had many solo and group exhibitions at home and abroad. Has been purchased by i.a. The National Gallery, KODE Art Museum and Trondheim Municipality, Standford University Library. Is one of the founders of Codex Polaris; an artist book group based in Bergen with the aim of creating opportunities and exhibition platforms for artists who work with books in the Nordic countries.