Izzy was born in Inverness and grew up in Cromarty. In 2016 she graduated from Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen, with a first-class B.A (Hons) degree in Painting. After her time at Gray's, Izzy was selected for a year-long Graduate residency at Leith School of Art in Edinburgh. At the beginning of 2018, Izzy moved back to the highlands. Izzy received an award from Highland Visual Artist & Craft Maker Award Scheme undergo one-to-one animation tutorials, as well as exhibiting throughout the year, (Norway, London, Scotland). Izzy was then awarded a Hope Scott Trust award to travel to British Columbia in Canada for a short visual research trip. Izzy currently has a studio in the recently opened Inverness Creative Academy, which has been funded by the Dewar Arts Award for this year.