Elizabeth Colomba is born in France and raised in Épinay-sur-Seine, from parents of Martinican descent. She lives and works in New York City. Elizabeth received a degree in applied art from the Estienne School of Art, Paris and also studied at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris.
Colomba's paintings have been exhibited at the California African American Museum, Los Angeles; the Balthus Grand Chalet, Switzerland; the International Biennial of Contemporary Art (BIAC), Martinique; Volta, New York; the Fondazione Biagiotti Progetto Arte, Florence and the inaugural triennial at Columbia University. The Moon is my only luxury was the artist's first solo exhibition and catalogue in New York which opened in the spring 2016. Her work is included in the permanent collections of The Studio Museum in Harlem and Princeton University.