Elizabeth Young was born in San Francisco. A graduate of the Art Center College of Design, she spent over a decade living and working in New York City. Elizabeth divides her time between Paris and New York City. She is also the co-founder of the Bureau of Found Objects, an online shop specializing in fashion-related books, vintage clothes, etc.


America, Apollo, Beaux Arts, Brides, Buro 24/7, Christie's, Cosmopolitan, Elle, The EP, Fast Company, The Face, The Fader, Forbes, Glamour/Italy, Harper's Bazaar/Kazakhstan, i-D, InStyle, Interview, IO Donna, Jane, Latina, Life, Lucky, Mademoiselle, Nerve, Nest, Newsweek, Nylon, Ray Gun, Self, Stereotype, Surface, Télérama, Theme, Travel and Leisure, Vanity Fair, Vibe Vixen, Vogue/Germany



AvonBank of America, Benjamin Cho, Benjamin Moore, Bröö, Bugada & Cargnel, Currency, Edwin Jeans, Fancy, Garnish, Inhabit, Johnson and Johnson, !K7, Lars Andersson, Lewis Cho, MAC, MTV, Origins, Musée de l'Orangerie, Neuberger Berman, Reebok, Revlon, Shiseido, Softsheen-Carson, Sony, The Sprezzatura, TBWA\Chiat\Day, T-Mobile, Triple Fat Goose, Ulla Johnson, V2, Zoe Lee



Double X: Women Representing Women, Visual Arts Gallery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2007

Elizabeth Young, Modern Culture, New York, 2005

Summer Ensemble: Stage #1, Aeroplastics, Belgium, 2005

Unspeakable, Aeroplastics, Belgium, 2005

Sitting, Standing, Reclining, Modern Culture, New York, 2005

The Perfect Number, 404 Arte Contemporanea, Italy, 2004


Lives Inspired, Los Angeles, Privcy Wear, 2009

Nerve: The First Ten Years, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2009

Unforgettable Color: Revlon Make Up with Confidence, Carlton Books, New York, 2003

Women by Women: Female Erotic Photography, Prestal Verlag, Germany, 2003



Creative Review Annual, 2005

Society of Publication Designers Annual, 2005

Fuji Film sponsorship, 2004

Photo District News, 30, 2000

Photo District News, Rising Star, 1999

Graphis Design Annual, 1997