Elizabeth Duffy has exhibited her work widely including at the Drawing Center, The RISD Museum. the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, White Columns, Wave Hill, and DM Contemporary. She has held residencies at the Bogliasco Foundation in Italy, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, the Sirius Art Centre in Cobh, Ireland, VCCA, Jentel and Ucross. Duffy is the recipient of awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Pollock Krasner Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, where she was awarded grants in both Sculpture and Craft in 2019. Her work has been written about in the New York Times, Art News, Art on Paper, the Boston Globe, the Village Voice, and many other publications. She has curated exhibitions including Dead Ringer at the Bristol Art Museum and Office Space.
Duffy received her MFA from CUNY/Brooklyn College and her BA at Rutgers College. She studied Textile Conservation at FIT, Jewelry making the School of Visual Arts and painting, drawing and sculpture at the New York Studio School. She lives and works in Providence, RI and teaches in the Art Department at Roger Williams University in Rhode Island and in the Graduate Program at Vermont College of Fine Art.