Elizabeth A. Yarosz-Ash is a nationally recognized and award-winning artist, teacher and juror.  She has shown in over 370 exhibitions and has received over 85 exhibition awards, of which 19 are Best of Show awards.  Yarosz-Ash is Professor Emeritus of Art from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX with over 36 years of teaching experience.  In 1991 she was selected for the university’s Hardin Professor Award, and was awarded full professor in 1992. From 2002 – 2004, Ms. Yarosz-Ash served as President of the Watercolor U.S.A. Honor Society.  In 2011, Yarosz-Ash was selected as a finalist for the Hunting Art Prize, a prestigious annual $50,000 award competition open to Texas artists.  She served as a Fulbright Specialist to Grenada, West Indies in 2013.  She is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Texas Artist Award, was a finalist for the Santo Foundation 2015 Individual Artist Awards, and was a 2016 finalist for a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, Washington, DC.  In 2017, she traveled to Holguin, Cuba to the Professional High School of Art to conduct a week of printmaking and painting workshops.  Her work is in over 90 corporate, institutional and private collections.


“These still lifes are painted in acrylic. They reflect my current interest in tiny subjects rendered with great attention to detail.

Elizabeth A. Yarosz-Ash