Elisabeth Ann Catasus was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 22, 1978. She is a graduate of Edward R. Murrow High School in Brooklyn, Riverview School in East Sandwich, Massachusetts and Project Forward at Cape Cod Community College. She has studied printmaking at the Yale Center for British Art and is a student of Liz Pagano at the Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven Connecticut. She currently resides in Westville, in New Haven, Connecticut, with her husband, Michael.