Originally from New York City, Liz Shepherd now lives in Boston. She received her MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in 2006. She is a member of the executive committee of the Boston Sculptors Gallery and she is the president of the Boston Printmakers.
Recent solo exhibitions have been at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy, the Trustman Gallery at Simmons College, the Boston Sculptors Gallery, the Sarah Doyle Gallery at Brown University, and the Locco Ritoro Gallery in Boston. In 2014 she participated in exhibitions at the Hanoi (Vietnam) Contemporary Arts Center, the Q’orikancha Museum in Cusco, Peru, the Icelandic Printmakers Gallery in Reykjanik. She has also been included in exhibitions of the Royal Academy of Painters and Printmakers at the Bankside Gallery in London and with the Los Angeles Printmakers. In 2015 she was awarded a Traveling Fellowship from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In 2016 she was selected for a residency at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy.
Her work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Edinburgh College of Art (Scotland), Syracuse University, The Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art in Kennesaw, Georgia, the Hanoi (Vietnam) Contemporary Arts Center, the Boston Public Library, Children’s Hospital, Boston and numerous corporate and private collections.