Elliott Katz was born in Carmel, New Jersey. His family grew and sold vegetables in the Garden State until Elliott was two and then they relocated to Cabot, Vermont. Elliott attended the second smallest public school in Vermont and later received his undergraduate degree from Colby College in Waterville, Maine and his Masters of Fine Art from the University of Connecticut, Storrs. Elliott has exhibited artwork at institutions throughout the Northeast including: Mass MoCA and the Berkshire Botanical Gardens, The Chesterwood Museum, and the Helen Day Art Center. Elliott is also the Studio Manager and Working Resident at the Seven Below Arts Initiative, an artist-in-residence program jointly founded by Phish frontman, Trey Anastasio and Burlington City Arts.