Elizabeth A. Yarosz-Ash is a nationally recognized and award-winning artist, teacher and juror. She has shown in over 388 exhibitions and has received over 86 exhibition awards. Yarosz-Ash is Professor Emeritus at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX. In 1991, she was selected for the University’s Hardin Professor Award and was a full professor since 1992. From 2002 – 2004, 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 a 2016 finalist for a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, Washington, DC. In 2017 she served as a Visiting Instructor at the Professional High of Visual Art in Holguin, Cuba. Her work is in over 90 corporate, institutional and private collections.