Before earning an MFA from Yale University (2002), Elizabeth Huey obtained a BA in Psychology from George Washington University (1993) and studied painting at both the Marchutz School in Aix-en-Provence, France and the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture in Manhattan. She was awarded the Terra Foundation Fellowship and Residency (2001) in Giverny, France, the Johns Hopkins University Artist Travel Fellowship (2006) to Bologna, Italy, and the Artist Research Fellowship from the Smithsonian Institution (2008) in Washington D.C. Most recently, she was awarded the Alma B.C. Schapiro Artist Residency at Yaddo (2014) in Saratoga Springs, NY. She has exhibited both nationally and internationally. Her work has been featured in Artforum, Boston Globe, The New York Times, Vice, Village Voice, Washington Post, among others.