Born in Cumbria, Liz was educated at Liverpool College of Art and the Royal College of Art. She is well known for her miniature paintings of gardens and has painted professionally since graduation. Her work was represented by The Francis Kyle Gallery in Mayfair from 1978, until its closure in 2014. She exhibits regularly at the Royal Watercolour Society where she is an elected member. Her work is held in several major collections including the Government Art Collection, Abbot Hall Gallery, Kendal, the Royal Collection, Harewood House, Qingdao Art Museum, China, the National Postal Archive and the Chelsea Physic Garden. From 2020-2023 she worked on a project, culminating in an exhibition “350 years of the Chelsea Physic Garden”, exhibited at Bankside Gallery in June 2023.