Liz was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and raised in Iowa City, Iowa. 
In 2009 she earned a BFA in Furniture Design from California College 
of the Arts. In 2011 she was a resident artist at the San Francisco arts
 collective Root Division and in 2012 at Herekeke art center in New 
Mexico. In 2014 she completed a two year Core Fellowship at Penland School of Crafts.  During the 2015/16 academic year she was a Fine Art Craft Fellow at Warren Wilson College.  Currently she is an MFA candidate in the Wood/Furniture program at San Diego State University.