Elisabeth Novick was born in Paris and brought up in New York City. She graduated from Parsons School of Design. Among her professors were Leo Steinberg for Art History, Emile Anonucci for Graphic Design and Irving Kreisberg for Drawing & Painting. She then studied photography with Alexey Brodovitch and Evelyn Hofer.
Elisabeth has been photographing fashion and beauty internationally for such magazines as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, GQ, Cosmopolitan, as well as The London Times Newspaper, The Sunday NY Times & The Sunday Times magazine as well as countless advertising campaigns and catalogues internationally.
Her archive contains many portraits of well known performing arts personalities as well as a selection of images from Robert Rauschenberg’s PELICAN at the First New York Theater Rally in 1965 .