Detailed Information for Elizabeth Yarosz-Ash

Elizabeth A. Yarosz-Ash 
Juanita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts
 » Professor
Office Location
Fain Fine Arts Center C106 
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4385
Fax: (940) 397-4033
 
 

Contact Information

liz.yarosz@mwsu.edu

My Websites

http://gomustangs.info/blogs/liz-yarosz/


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Spring 2014 3913    Professional Practices    Fain Fine Arts Center C106

5:00-7:50pm Monday

 

Office hours buy appointment Tuesdays and Thursdays

Standing appointments for anyone who wishes on Tuesdays.

Phone: (940) 397-4385       Email: liz.yarosz@mwsu.edu 

Details Spring 2014 1323  01  Drawing II    Fain Fine Arts Center C106

2:00-4:50 pm, Monday and Wednesdays

 

 

Office C106: Office Hours by appointment on Tuesday and Thursday

Email:  liz.yarosz@mwsu.edu         Telephone:  940-397-4385

Details Spring 2014 2313, 3303, 3323, 4313, 4323    Painting I, II, III, IV, V    Fain Fine Arts Center C106

9:00-11:50 Monday and Wednesday

 

Office C106: Office Hours by appointment on Tuesday and Thursday

Email:  liz.yarosz@mwsu.edu         Telephone:  940-397-4385

Details Fall 2013 3213  180  Drawing 3 and 4    Fain Fine Arts Center C106

5-750 Tuesday and Thursday

Details Fall 2013 1313    Drawing I    Fain Fine Arts Center C116

 

2:00 - 4:50 pm , Tuesday and Thursday

Details Spring 2013 1113  102  Drawing I    Fain Fine Arts Center C106

 

2:00 - 4:50 pm , Monday and Wednesday

 

Office C106: Office Hours by appointment on Tuesday and Thursday

Email:  liz.yarosz@mwsu.edu         Telephone:  940-397-4385

Details Spring 2013 2313, 3303, 3323, 4313, 4323    Painting I, II, III, IV, V    Fain Fine Arts Center C106

9:00 to 11:50 , Monday and Wednesday

 

Office C106: Office Hours by appointment on Tuesday and Thursday

Email:  liz.yarosz@mwsu.edu         Telephone:  940-397-4385

Details Fall 2012 4923    Senior Exhibition     Fain Fine Arts Center C109-A

5:00 pm – 7:50 pm, Tuesday, (class time);  5:00 pm – 7:50 pm, Thursday, (group meeting time) Seminar Room 

Office C106; Office Hours set aside especially for Senior Exhibition students:  Each individual will choose a time for a standing office appointment every Wednesday afternoon, from 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm.  A grade of 0% will be recorded for that week’s assignment if an appointment is missed. 

Phone:  (940) 397-4385 School of Art   Email:  liz.yarosz@mwsu.edu




Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV  
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA  
School of Art, Ohio University, Athens, OH M.F.A.  
Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA B.A.  
Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY  



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 C.A. Reed-Westvaco, Williamsport, PA  Internship in commercial design    
 Lycoming County Historical Museum, Williamsport, PA  Internship in restoration    
 Hilsher Graphics, South Williamsport, PA  Lithographic Printing Assistant    
 Ohio University School of Art, Athens, OH  Teaching Assistant    
 Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX  Instructor of Art    
 Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX  Promoted to Assistant Professor of Art    
 Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX  Awarded Tenure    
 Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX  Promoted to Associate Professor of Art    
 Texas Tech University Center at Junction, TX  Visiting Associate Professor    
 Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX  Promoted to Professor of Art    
 Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX  Faculty Development Leave    
 Illinois State University, Normal, IL  Visiting Artist, One Month Residency  1991-1-21 0:0:0  1991-2-15 0:0:0



Research and Publications

ELIZABETH A. YAROSZ-ASH                                                                                                         

 

 

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                  

 

            1981    M.F.A., School of Art, Ohio University, Athens, OH

                        Teaching Assistant 1980-1981               

            1976    West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

                        Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

            1975    Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY

                        Painting Scholarship

            1975    B.A., Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

                        Art Major (Music Scholarship)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                                                              

 

      Current    Professor of Art, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

            2011    Finalist for “The Hunting Art Prize”,  Houston, TX 

       2004-05    Faculty Development Leave, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

   2001-2006    Fulbright Senior Specialist Candidate, Washington, DC

            1994    Promoted to Professor of Art, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

            1991    Hardin Foundation Distinguished Professor Award, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

            1991    Visiting Artist, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

                        One month residency (1/21 - 2/15)

            1990    Visiting Associate Professor, Texas Tech University Center at Junction, TX

            1989    Promoted to Associate Professor of Art, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

            1988    Awarded Tenure, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

            1984    Promoted to Assistant Professor of Art, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

            1981    Instructor of Art, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

            1980    Teaching Assistant, Ohio University School of Art, Athens, OH                 

            1977    Lithographic Printing Assistant,  Hilsher Graphics, South Williamsport, PA

            1975    Internship in restoration, Lycoming County Historical Museum, Williamsport, PA

1974      Internship in commercial design, C.A. Reed-Westvaco, Williamsport, PA

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

 

2008    Transforming Large-Format Photographs into Mixed-Media Hanging Scrolls” *

2007    “Exploring the Mysteries of Rapa Nui” *

            “A Photographic Essay of Easter Island” *

2005    “Building a Portable Classroom” *

2003      "Participation and Training in a Professional Artist's Workshop:  Instruction in

  Methods of Design, Applicaiton of Technique and Construction of a                               

  Monumental Scale Mural Painting" *

2002    "An Examination of British Watercolor Color Theory and It's Connection to                                       Contemporary American Formulation" *

                        "Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX

            2001    "An Examination of Encaustic Applications"

            "Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX    

2000      "A Fine Arts Application of Four-Color Process Printmaking" *

            "Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX

1999    "Investigating the Process of Transforming Collage Imagery to Plate Form for                                      Editioning of Relief Prints" *

"Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX

1998    "A Visual Reference Library Composed of Figurative Cemetery Sculpture Based                                in a Western European Tradition" *

"Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX

            1997    "Color Copy Transfer Applications for Collage" *

                        "Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX

1996    "Two Transparent Watercolor Methods concerned with Basic Color Theory" *                                 "Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX   

            1995    "A Mixed Media Project Designed to Produce the Surface Reticulation Effects of                                  a Lithograph by Using Painting Media" *

                        "Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX

            1994    "Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX

            1993    "Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX

            1992    "Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX

            1991    "Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX

            1990    "Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX

                        "NCNB Matching Gifts for Education", NCNB, Wichita Falls, TX        

            1985    "Monotypes of Watercolor Quality and Appearance"   *           

            1984    "An Investigation to Determine Significant Artists and Works of Art to Form a

                         Comprehensive Slide Collection of Watercolor Paintings"   *

            1983    "Visiting Artist Program", Wichita Falls Arts Commission, Wichita Falls, TX

                        "Development of Paper Casting from Positive Moulds"   *

            1982    "An Investigation of New Drawing Materials for Use on Paper, to Produce a

                         Variety of Painted Surface Effects"   *

            1981    "An Exploration of Watercolor Techniques in Large Scale Paintings"   *

 

*  Midwestern State University, Fain College of Fine Arts Funded Research  (Funding for all faculty research was discontinued in 1986 and resumed in 1995.)

 

 

 

 

 SOLO EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

            2011    “Exploring the Mystery:  Photographs of Easter Island”

                          Center for Contemporary Arts, Abilene, TX, February-March (2-person)

            2010    “Solo Exhibition”

                          Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX, October

            2008    “Exploring the Mystery:  Photographs of Easter Island”

                           Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University, TX, June-August (2-person)

            2006    "Celare/Revelare: Ways of Seeing"

                           Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX 

                        “Big Small”

                           Tarble Arts Center, Eastern IL University, Charleston, IL

           2004    "Double Vision"

                           Leslie Powell Foundation Gallery, Lawton, OK, September

                        "Double Vision"

                           Ira M. Taylor Memorial Art Gallery, Hardin Simmons University, Abilene, TX, February

            2003    "Soul in the Stone"

                           Denton Visual Arts Center, Denton, TX, January-February

            2001    "A Walk on the Wild Side"

                           Ball State University Art Gallery, Ball State University, Muncie, IN

            2000    "Theme and Variation"

                           Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX, September - October

                        "Messengers"

                           Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, November – January

            1999    "Spirits & Spooks"

                          Goddard Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, Ardmore, OK, Oct. – Nov.                                       "Seeing is Believing"

                          Leslie Powell Foundation/Gallery, Lawton, OK, April

                        "Elizabeth A. Yarosz:  Watercolor Paintings"

                          Gray Gallery, Brenner Library, Qunicy University, Quincy, IL, November-December

            1997    "Smoke and Mirrors"

                          Museums of Abilene, Grace Cultural Center, Abilene, TX, May-July

                        "Paper + Paint"

                          Meadows Gallery, Cowan Fine & Performing Arts Center, University of Texas at Tyler, Sept.-Nov.     

            1996    "Spiritus Animae Viri Sancti et Peccatores:  Spirits, Spooks, Saints and                                                Sinners"

                          Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, March-April

            1994    "Paintings & Prints"

                          University Art Gallery, Baylor University, Waco, TX, June-July

            1992    "Discovery and Disclosure"

                          Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, Wichita Falls, TX, May-June

            1991    "Siren's Song"

                          Weil Art Gallery, Corpus Christi State University, Corpus Christi, TX, September-October

            1990    "Vista Series:  Elizabeth A. Yarosz - Watercolors"

                         San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX, January

                        "Silent Stories and Secret Meanings"

                         Shore Art Gallery, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX, November

            1987    "Intimate Images:  Work on the Small Scale"

                         West Georgia College, Carrollton, GA, March

                        "Elizabeth A. Yarosz - Paintings, Collages, Prints, Constructions"                                                       Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, October

            1986    "Paintings"

                         Richland College, Dallas, TX, September

            1985    "Elizabeth A. Yarosz:  Watercolor & Oil Paintings"

                         Moudy Gallery, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX, February

            1984    "Watercolor:  Small Works"

                         Connecticut College, New London, CT, November

            1983    "Narrative Paintings"

                         Haggar Gallery, University of Dallas, TX, October

                        "Large Scale Paintings:  Watercolor & Oil"

                         Wichita Falls Art Association, Wichita Falls, TX, November

            1982    "Watercolor & Oil Paintings"

                         Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA, January

                        "Recent Works"

                         Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, April

                        "Watercolor & Recent Works"

                         Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, October

 

 

INVITATIONALS:  GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2011    “Blank Space Group Exhibition” 

              Blank Space Gallery, New York, NY

            “Art on Campus” 

              Museum of Art at Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

            “Watercolor Now! 2011” 

              Slater Memorial Park Gallery, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

            “The 2011 Hunting Art Prize Exhibition” 

              Toyota Corporation, Houston, TX

            “Greek Fortnight:  Ceramic Vessel Exhibition” 

               Museum of Art at Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX           

2010    “Watercolor U.S.A. Honor Society Japan Show”

              National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

            “Day of the Dead”

             International Cultural Center of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

2009    “Art for Nature:  The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker”

             The Center for Contemporary Arts, Abilene, TX

            “WHS Member Invitational”

             Art & Design Gallery, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO                                      

2008    “Faculty and Staff Exhibition”

             Juanita Harvey Art Gallery, School of Visual Arts, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

            “Watercolor USA Honor Society Travel Exhibition”

             Art Center at Fallbrook, CA

            “Watercolor Now! 2008”  10th Invitational Exhibition

             Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

                        * Museum Purchase Award

            “One Cube Foot”

             Lamar University Art Gallery, Beaumont, TX

2007    “Heart and Soul of the Great Plains”

             Leslie Powell Foundation Gallery, Lawton, OK

            “Midwest Art Exhibition”

             Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg, KS

2006    “Day of the Dead”

             International Cultural Center of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX         

            “Take Me to the River”   http://www.tmttr.org/

             Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

            “20th Anniversary of Watercolor U.S.A. Honor Society”

  Hawthorn Gallery, Springfield, MO

                        “Watercolor Now! 2006”

                          Missouri State University, Springfield, MO

2005    “Art – Times Two”

  Goddard Center, Ardmore, OK

“Watercolor U.S.A:  4 Decades”

              Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX

2004    "Red"

                          Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX

                        "3rd Biennial Brinton Invitational"

                          Bradford Brinton Memorial, Big Horn, WY                        

            2003    "Woman's Work"

                          Leslie Powell Foundation Gallery, Lawton, OK

                        "Watercolor Now! Ninth Biennial Exhibition

                          Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO  

            2002    "42nd Annual Invitational Exhibit"

                          Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, TX, May - June                    

                        "Biennial Invitational Exhibition"

                          Bradford Brinton Memorial, Big Horn, WY, September

            "Inagural Exhibition"

                          Kemp Arts Center, Wichita Falls, TX, April

                        "Painter & Printer"

                          Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO  

            2001    "Watermarks"

                          Collin County Community College, Plano, TX

                        "Watercolor Without Boundaries"

                          Irving Art Center, Irving, TX and Milan, Italy

                        "Saints and Goddesses: Works by Elizabeth Yarosz-Ash and Beatrice Lebreton

                          Irving Art Center, Irving, TX

            2000      "Watermedia 2000", Seventh Biennial Exhibition

                          Huntsville Art Museum, Huntsville, AL, April - June

                        "Visual Perspectives - Painting 2000"

                          Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX, October

                        "Recent Acquisitions for the Springfield Art Museum's Permanent Collections"

                          Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

            1999    "Prints by American Artists" from the Permanent Collection

                          Wichita Falls Museum & Art Center, Wichita Falls, TX, January - April

                        "39th Annual Invitational Exhibit"

                          Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, TX, May - June

                               * Honorable Mention

                        "The Taos National Watercolor Honors Exhibition"

                          Van Vechten-Lineberry Taos Art Museum, Taos, NM, July – October                  

                        "It's In The Cards"

                          The Starving Artist, Abingdon, VA, December 1999 - January 2000

 

           

"Heart and Soul of the Great Plains"

                          Museum of the Great Plains, Lawton, OK, November 1999 - February 2000                                                    * Honorable Mention

"10th Anniversary Celebration Exhibition"

                          Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX, October - December

                        "Alumni Exhibition"

                          Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA, October-December

"Mi Casa"                

                          Cultural Arts Council of Plano, TX, December-January

1998    "Ohio Ink"

                          SEO Cultural Arts Center at the Dairy Barn, Athens, OH

                        "Night Dances and Other Acts of Illusion" 2 person exhibition

                          Irving Art Center, Irving, TX, July - September

                        "Healing Wings"

                          William Campbell Contemporary Art, Ft. Worth, TX, September

            1997    "Women's Work:  On and Off Paper"

                          Leslie Powell Gallery, Lawton, OK, March

                        "Brothers and Other Partners"

                          Art Center of Waco, Waco, TX, July-September

                        "Color and Image"

                          Northern Arizona University Art Museum and Galleries, Flagstaff, AZ, August-September

                        "Healing Wings"

                          William Campbell Contemporary Art, Ft. Worth, TX, September

                        "75th Anniversary Faculty Exhibition"

                          Fain Fine Arts Center, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, September-October

                        "Watercolor Now, Sixth Biennial Exhibition"

                          Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, November - January

            1996    "New Perspectives in Painting"

                          Hastings Art Gallery, Hastings College, Hastings, NE, February-March

                        "Art of the Permanent Collection"

                          University of Texas, Tyler, TX, April

                        "A Woman's Touch"

                          Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, May-July

            1995    "State of the Art 1995:  Wit and Wisdom"

                          Parkland College Gallery, Champaign, IL, February

                        "Watercolor Now, Fifth Biennial Exhibition"

                          Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, TN, April-May

                        "Elizabeth A. Yarosz & Warren Taylor"

                          Art Institute of the Permian Basin, Odessa, TX, May-June             

                        "Master Watercolors:  Paintings from the Springfield Art Museum"   

                          San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX, September-December

                        "Basket/Case"

                          Edith Baker Gallery, Dallas, TX, November-December

            1994    "The Big Picture:  Large Scale Watercolor", 4 Person Exhibition

                          Greater Denton Arts Council, Meadows Gallery, Denton, TX, January - February

                        "Watercolor Paintings by Artists in Academe"

                          Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX, January – February

 

"Republic of China - USA - Australia Watermedia Exhibition"

Chung Cheng Gallery, National Taiwan Art Education Institute, Taiwan, Republic of China "Letting in the Light"

                          Bradford Brinton Memorial Museum, Big Horn, WY, May-September

            1993    "State of the Art 1993:  The Underground River"

                          Parkland College Gallery, Champaign, IL, February

              Invited as juror to exhibit:  "Watercolor U.S.A. 1993"

                          Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, June-July

                        "Beasties Wild & Domestic: Animals as Subjects and Metaphors"

                          Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, October-November

                        "Watercolor Now, Fourth Biennial Exhibition"

                          Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT, November - January

                        "Sculpture You Can Bank On", 3 Person Exhibition

                          American National Bank, Duncan, OK, November

            1992    "Richard M. Ash III & Elizabeth A. Yarosz-Ash"

                          Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, February

                        "Sixteenth Annual National Invitational Drawing Exhibition"

                          N.R. Eppink Art Gallery, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, March-April

                        "Faculty Exhibition"

                          University Gallery, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, August-September

            1991    "State of the Art 1991"

                          Parkland College Gallery, Champaign, IL, February

                        "Prints & Paintings:  Richard Ash & Elizabeth Yarosz"

                          Parkland College Gallery, Champaign, IL, March           

                        "Faculty Exhibition"

                          Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN, June-August

                        "Greater Midwest International VI Award Winners", 4 Person Exhibition

                          Central Missouri State University Art Gallery, Warrensburg, MO, September

                        "Watercolor U.S.A. Honor Society 3rd Biennial Exhibition 1991"

                           Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, October-November

                        "A Visual Discourse"

                          Peregrine Gallery, Dallas, TX, November-December

            1990    "Artworks from the Collection of Richard and Elizabeth Ash"

                         Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Abilene, TX, January

                        "New Art of the West"

                         Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, IN, July-September                       

                        "HUNGERS 1990's:  Not By Bread Alone"

                         Carson County Square House Museum, Panhandle, TX, September

                              * Traveling Exhibition

                        "Silent Stories"

                          Peregrine Gallery, Dallas, TX, November-December

                        "Alumni Exhibition"

                          Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA, October-December

                        "Mi Casa"                

                          Cultural Arts Council of Plano, TX, December-January                  

            1989    "State of the Art - 1989"

                          Parkland College Gallery, Champaign, IL, February                       

"New Space - New Work"

                          Peregrine Press Gallery, Dallas, TX, March

                        "The Gallery"

                          Lubbock, TX, April

"The Exhibit of Texas Women Artists"

                           Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX, March

                              * Traveling Exhibition                  

                        "Watercolor Now II"

                           Transco Energy Company Gallery, Houston, TX, December

                        "very small, tiny little things"

                           Gallery 44, Boulder, CO, December

            1988    "Monumental Works in Watercolor", 4 Person Exhibition

                           Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Abilene, TX, January

                        "Women & Watercolor", National Invitational

                           Transco Energy Company Gallery, Houston, TX, February

                        "Three Dimensional Design Works By Students of Elizabeth A. Yarosz"

                           Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Abilene, TX, February

                        "Contemporary Approach to Watercolor", 4 Person Exhibition

                           The DeLand Museum of Art, DeLand, FL, June

                        "Habitat"

                           Peregrine Press Gallery, Dallas, TX, April

                        "1988 Texas Exhibit"

                           National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., December

                        "10th Anniversary Exhibition"

                           Reuben Saunders Gallery, Wichita, KS, June

                        "A Texas Dozen", 12 Person Exhibition

                           Moss/Chumley Gallery, Dallas, TX, September

                        "Watercolors", 7 Person Exhibition

                           Reuben Saunders Gallery, Wichita, KS, December

            1987    "Denver Regional Art Exposition"

                           Parker Blake, Inc., Denver, CO, September

                        "Watercolors 1925-1987"

                           A Gallery, Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA, October                 

                        "Watercolor Now!"

                           Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, November      

            1986    "Texas Select:  An ALVARTA Invitational"

                           Art League Gallery, Houston, TX, February

                        "Watercolor U.S.A. 1986 - The Monumental Image"

                           Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, June

                        "Inaugural Group Exhibition"

                           Reuben Saunders Gallery, Wichita, KS, August

                        "House and Garden" , 2 Person Exhibition

                           Gallery 1114, Midland, TX, September

            1985    "Watercolor Paintings", 2 Person Exhibition

                           Reuben Saunders Gallery, Wichita, KS, June

            1984    "Recent Works:  Yarosz/Ash"

                           Midland College, Midland, TX, March

INVITATIONALS:  GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Continued)

 

 "Zaner Artists:  Winter 1984"      

                           Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY         

                        "Watercolor - New Directions"

                           Nimbus Gallery, Dallas, TX, April

            1983    "Contemporary American Realism:  An Invitational"

                           Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY, March

                        "September Show:  Yarosz, Ash, Marshall"

                           Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, September

            1982    "Instructors & Their Students", National Invitational

                           Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, January

                        "Summer Exhibition:  Gallery Artists"

                           Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY, July

            1981    "Three Person Exhibition"

                           Ohio University, Athens, OH         

 

 

 

COMPETITIVE EXHIBITIONS: HONORS AND AWARDS 

           

            2012    “Watercolor U.S.A. 2012”, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

            2011    “One Cube Foot”, East Fork Gallery, Tarrant County Community College, Ft. Worth, TX

                                    * Third Place Award

                        “45th Annual National Drawing & Small Sculpture Show”, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX

                        “43rd Annual Visual Arts Exhibition”, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX

                        “Mix It Up! Mixed Media Exhibition”, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA  

                        “All Media 2011”, Chico Art Center, Chico, CA

                        “Brand 40: Works on Paper”, Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, CA

                        “Borders: Visible & Invisible”, Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, Garden City, NY

            2010    “One Square Foot Exhibition”, St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX

                        “Rome Art Coterie 8th National Juried Exhibition”, Rome, GA

                                    * First Place Award

            “Putting-It-All-Together:Collage, Montage, Assemblage”, climate/gallery, Long Island City, NY

            “44th Annual National Drawing & Small Sculpture Show”, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX

2009    “One Cube Foot”, Ryan Fine Arts Gallery, McMurry University, Abilene, TX

                                    * Best of Show

                        “Watercolor U.S.A. 2009”, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

                                    * Greg G.Thielen Memorial Award

            2007    “National Watercolor Oklahoma”, Kirkpatric Center, Oklahoma City, OK

                                    * Third Place Award

2006    “Watercolor U.S.A. 2006”, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

                        * Cash Award

2005    “Arizona Aqueous XX”, Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ

* Best of Show Award

                        “Aqueous USA 2005”, Kentucky Watercolor’s 28th, Louisville, KY

                        “Seven-State Biennial Exhibition”, University of Science & Arts, Chickasha & Lawton, OK

                                    * Honorable Mention                         

2004    "Oklahoma: Centerfold 2004-2005", Lawton & Chickasha, OK

"National Watercolor Oklahoma", City Arts Center, Oklahoma City, OK

            * Best of Show Award          

"19th Annual International Exhibition", University of Texas at Tyler, TX

                        "Arte Sagrado 2004", Concordia Univerity at Austin, TX

                        "Louisiana Watercolor Society 34th International Exhibition", New Orleans, LA

                                    * Second Place Award

                        "Red River Valley National Art Exhibition", Red River Valley Museum, Vernon, TX

                                                      * Electra Waggoner Biggs "Best of Show" Award

2003    "Watercolor U.S.A. 2003", Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, MO

                                    *  Arches Paper Award

                        "30th Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition", Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

                                    *  Coors Brewing Company Award

                        "National Watercolor Oklahoma", Kirkpatrick Galleries, Oklahoma City, OK

                        "Seven-State Biennial Exhibition", University of Science & Arts,Chickasha & Lawton, OK

                                    * Honorable Mention

2002    "66th National Midyear Exhibition", Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

                                    * National Midyear Juror's Mention Award

2001    "Collage/Assemblage/USA", Ventura College Galleries, Ventura, CA

                        "Art Show at the Dog Show", Kansas Coliseum, Wichita, KS

                        "Prints U.S.A. 2001", Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

                                    * Museum Purchase Award

"Seven-State Biennial Exhibition", University of Science and Arts, Chickasha, OK

"15th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition", University of WI, Kenosha, WI

                                    * Purchase Award

1998    "Chico Art Center 1998 Juried Exhibition: Watermedia National", Chico, CA

                                    * Best of Show

"48th Annual Art Competition", Fort Smith Art Center, Fort Smith, AR

* Honorable Mention

"Southern Watercolor Society 21st Annual Exhibition", Heritage Hall Museum, Talladega,AL

                                                       * Merit Award

"Valdosta Works on Paper X", Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

                                    * Honorable Mention

                        "62nd Annual Midyear Exhibition", Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

            1997    "26th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition", Bradley University, Peoria, IL

                        "Dakotas International", University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

                        "Tri-State Plus Exhibition 1997", Beaumont Art League, Beaumont, TX

                                    * Second Place Award  

                        "52nd Annual Competition", Museums of Abilene, Abilene, TX

                        "Confluence:25th Annual Painting & Sculpture Exhibition", Ingram, TX

                        "11th Annual Art Show at the Dog Show", Wichita, KS

                                    * Fourth Place Award

                        "W&J National Painting Show", Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA

                                    * Honorable Mention

                        "27th Annual International Exhibition", World Trade Center, New Orleans, LA

                        "Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition", Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

                                    * Founders' Award

                        "Watermedia 1997", Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell, MT

                                    * Merchandise Award

                        "23rd National Watercolor Oklahoma", Kirkpatrick Center Museum, Oklahoma City, OK

                                    * The Studio 6-Donna Berryhill Award

                        "Art Calendar's Crabbie Awards", Upper Fairmount, MD

                                    * Honorable Mention

            1996    "Texas Visual Arts Association Regional Exhibition Open", Dallas City Hall,Dallas,TX

                                    * Merchandise Award

                        "National '96 Small Works Exhibition",  Schoharie County Arts Council, Cobleskill, NY

                        "20th Annual Midwest Watercolor Society Exhibition", Neville Museum, Green Bay, WI

                                    * Past President's Award

                        "Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition", Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO                          "22nd National Watercolor Oklahoma", Kirkpatrick Center Museum, Oklahoma City, OK

                                    * Havin W. Mankin Award

                        "Taos National Exhibition of American Watercolor II", Stables Gallery, Taos, NM

                        "Printmakers '96", University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

                        "Delta National Small Prints Exhibition", Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

                        "Signature V", West Texas Watercolor Society, Lubbock, TX

            1995    "51st Annual Competition", Museums of Abilene, Abilene, TX

                        "Great Plains National", Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

                                    * Juror's Cash Award

"Cimarron National Works on Paper", Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

                        "Realism '95", Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV

"10th Annual Works on Paper", University of Texas, Tyler, TX

"21st Annual Watercolor Show", Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida, Panama City, FL

                                    "Taos National Exhibition of American Watercolor", Taos, NM

                                    * Best of Show (Objective Painting)

"22nd Annual Juried Competition", Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

                        "25th Annual International Exhibition", World Trade Center, New Orleans, LA

* Dick Blick Merchandise Award

"Counterpoint", Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, TX

                        "21st National Watercolor Oklahoma", Kirkpatrick Center Museum, Oklahoma City, OK

                                    * First Place Award

                        "Southeastern Watercolor VIII 1995", DeLand Museum of Art, DeLand, FL

                                    * Award of Honor

                        "6th Biennial Oklahoma: Centerfold", Leslie Powell Gallery & Foundation, Lawton, OK

                                    * Honorable Mention

                        "Gallery 84 National Juried Exhibition", Gallery 84, Inc., New York, NY

            1994    "Dakotas International", University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

                        "Central States Exhibition '94", Pratt Community College, Pratt, KS

                                    * Best of Show

                        "Arizona Aqueous National '94",Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ

                                    * Award of Excellence

                        "50th Annual Competition", Museums of Abilene, Abilene, TX

                        "Realism '94", Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV

                        "Confluence 1994", McAshan Visual Arts Center, Ingram, TX

 

COMPETITIVE EXHIBITIONS:  HONORS AND AWARDS (Continued)

           

                        "54th Annual Exhibition 1994", Northwest Watercolor Society, Seattle, WA

                                    * Best of Show

                        "20th National Watercolor Oklahoma", Kirkpatrick Center Museum, Oklahoma City, OK

                        "Counterpoint", Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, TX

                        "National Watercolor Society 74th Annual Exhibition", Brea, CA

                        "Prints - 1994", Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT

                        "Aqueous '94", Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

            1993    "National Works on Paper", University of Texas, Tyler, TX

                                    * Purchase Award

                        "Americas 2000:  Works on Paper", Minot State University, Minot, ND

                        "National Small Painting and Small Sculpture Show", Boise State Univ., Boise, ID

                        "35th North Dakota Print & Drawing Annual", Univ. of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

                        "10th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition", Corsicana, TX

                        "Amarillo Competition 1993", Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, TX

                                    * Museum Purchase Award

                        "National '93 Small Works Exhibition", Schoharie County Arts Council, Cobleskill, NY

                        "Tahoe Horizons", Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV  

                        "Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition", Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

                        "San Diego Watercolor Society International Exhibition", Poway, CA

                                    * Merchandise Award

                        "1st Annual Print Competition", West Texas State University, Canyon, TX

"Annual National Exhibition", Carnegie Art Center, North Tonawanda, NY

                                    * Purchase Award

"Breckenridge Fine Arts Center Art Exhibition", Breckenridge, TX

"National Watercolor Society 73rd Annual Exhibition", Brea, CA

                                    * Merchandise Award

                        "1993 Fifth Biennial Exhibition", Arts & Science Center, Pine Bluff, AR

"Canapes, Corners, and other Minor Constellations",Warren Street Gallery, Hudson, NY

"5th National Biennial Arkansas Exhibition", Arts & Science Center, Pine Bluff, AR

1992    "National Works on Paper", University of Texas, Tyler, TX

                        "Eleventh Annual Juried Exhibition", Tarrant County Junior College, Ft. Worth, TX

                                    * Daniel Smith Award

                        "Fifteenth Annual North Dakota National Juried Exhibition", Minot, ND

                        "48th Annual Art Competition", Museums of Abilene, Abilene, TX

                        "Watercolor U.S.A. 1992", Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

                        "Scene & Unseen", Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM

                        "1992 Central Texas Competition", The Art Center, Waco, TX

                        "8th Annual Statewide December Competition", Lubbock Fine Arts Center, Lubbock, TX

            1991    "1991 National Works on Paper", University of Texas at Tyler, TX

                        "Amarillo Competition 1991", Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, TX

                        "6th Annual Greater Midwest International", Warrensburg, MO

                                    * 3rd Place Award

                        "Texas Watercolor Society 42nd Annual Exhibition", San Antonio, TX

                        "Confluence 1991", McAshan Visual Arts Center, Ingram, TX

                                    * Jurors Award                      

                        "Watercolor U.S.A. 1991", Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

            1990    "46th Annual Art Competition", Museums of Abilene, Abilene, TX

                        "13th Annual North Dakota National Juried Exhibition", Minot, ND

                                    * Merit Award

                        "22nd W&J National Painting Show", Washington, PA

                        "7th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition", Corsicana, TX

                                    * Best of show in Watercolor

                        "NPVAG National Juried Art Exhibition", Scottsbluff, NE

                        "Watercolor U.S.A. 1990", Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

                                    * Springfield Art Museum Purchase Award

                        "3rd Biennial International Juried Print Exhibition", Somerstown, NY

                        "Collage '90", Northlight Gallery, Everett, WA       

                        "6th Annual Statewide December Competition", Lubbock Fine Arts Center, Lubbock, TX

                                    * Jurors Award          

            1989    "22nd Bradley National Print & Drawing Exhibition", Bradley University, Peoria, IL

                                    * Purchase Award

                                    * Purchase Award

                                    * Purchase Award

                        "Cimarron National Works on Paper", Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

                                    * Award of Merit

                        "1989 Tri State Exhibition", Beaumont, TX

                                    * Purchase Award

                        "13th National Exhibition", Watercolor Art Society-Houston, Houston, TX

"Henley Southeastern Spectrum", Winston-Salem, NC

"Watercolor U.S.A. 1989", Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

                                    * Purchase Award

"Biennial Arkansas Exhibition", Arts & Science Center, Pine Bluff, AR

                        "Southeastern Watercolorists V", DeLand Museum, DeLand, FL

                        "1989 Portrait Painting Competition", The Artists Magazine, Cincinnati, OH

                        "New Art:Paintings from New York, Texas and California", Laguna Gloria, Austin, TX

                                    * Selected for Traveling Exhibition    

                        "5th Annual Statewide December Competition", Lubbock Fine Arts Center, Lubbock, TX

                                    * Jurors Award

            1988    "National Works on Paper Exhibition", University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX

                        "Texas/Neighbors", Irving Arts Center, Dallas, TX

                        "Fifth Alcoa/Gallery '76 Juried Art Exhibition", Wenatchee Valley College, WA

                        "Mountain Plains Highlights Juried Exhibition", The Museum of East Texas, Lufkin,TX  

                                    * Merit Award

                        "Dimensions '88", Winston-Salem, NC

            1987    "Texas Realism 1987", Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX

                        "43rd Annual Competition", Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Abilene, TX

                                    * Best of Show Award

                                    * Jurors Citation of Merit

                        "Fourth Alcoa/Gallery '76 Juried Art Exhibition", Wenatchee Valley College, WA

                                    * Best of Show Award

                        "Watercolor U.S.A. 1987", Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

                        "Amarillo Competition 1987", Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, TX

           1986    "42nd Annual Competition", Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Abilene, TX

                                    * Fourth Place Award

                        "Cameron National Drawing Exhibition", Cameron University, Lawton, OK

                        "12th Annual Transparent Watercolor  Show", Marina Civic Center, Panama City, FL

                                    * Honorable Mention Award

                        "Contemporary Critters", Leslie Levy Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ    

                        "1986 Mid America Biennial", Owensboro Museum of Art, Ownesboro, KY

                        "150 Works by Texas Women Artists", Dallas City Hall, Dallas, TX

                        "1st Annual Works on Paper Exhibition", University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX

            1985    "41st Annual Competition", Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Abilene, TX

                        "36th Annual Watercolor Exhibition", San Antonio, TX

                                    * Second Place Award

                                    * Selected for Touring Exhibition

                        "Waterworks '85", Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI

                        "Spring Open Exhibition", Watercolor Art Society, Houston, TX

                        "Aqueous Open '85", Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

                        "Southeastern Watercolorists III", DeLand Museum, DeLand, FL

                        "9th Annual Midwest Watercolor Society Open Juried  Show", Tweed Museum , Duluth, MN

                        "19th All Media Exhibition", Brea Civic Culture Center, Fullerton, CA

                        "15th Annual Works on Paper", Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

                        "Amarillo Competition 1985", Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, TX

1984    "35th Annual Watercolor Exhibition", San Antonio, TX

                                    * Winsor and Newton Award

                                    * Selected for Touring Exhibition

"Southeastern Watercolorists II", DeLand Museum, DeLand, FL

                        "Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition", Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

"10th National Jurored Watercolor Exhibition", Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK

                  1983    "4th Annual National Exhibition", Texas Fine Arts Association, Austin, TX

                                    * Selected for Touring Exhibition

                        "Watercolor U.S.A. 1983", Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

                                    * Springfield Art Museum Award                 

                        "Amarillo Competition", Amarillo Art Center, Amarillo, TX

            1982    "Works:Paper", Ohio University, Athens, OH

                        "National All-On-Paper", Terrance Gallery, Palenville, NY

                        "Texas as Art", Bastrop Association for the Arts, Bastrop, TX

                        "National Watermedia Biennial", Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY

                                    * Jurors Award

                        "Aqueous Open '82", Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

                        "Watercolor U.S.A. 1982", Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

                        "6th Annual Midwest Watercolor Society Open Juried  Show", West Bend, WI

                                    * Third Place Award

                        "What's New in Clay I", University of Houston, Houston, TX                                         

                        "46th Annual National Midyear Show", Butler Institute of the Arts, Youngstown, OH

                        "Small Works National Exhibition", Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY

                        "National Prints & Drawings '82", West Chester State College, PA

 

            1981    "Annual National Transparent Watercolor Exhibition", Museum, Texas Tech                                                               University, Lubbock, TX

                                    * Best of Show

                        "International Artists in Watercolor Exhibition", The Mall Galleries, London, England

                                    * Sixth Place Award

                        "Third Annual National Exhibition", Pennsylvania Society of Watercolor Painters,                   

                          Summerdale, PA

                        "Small Works National '81", Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY

            1980    "Crosscurrents 1980", Wheeling, WV

                                    * Honorable Mention Award

                                    * Purchase Award

                        "Seigfred Follies", Ohio University, Athens, OH

                        "44th Annual National Midyear Show", Butler Institute of the Arts, Youngstown, OH

                        "Pennsylvania Juried Exhibition", Williamsport, PA

                        "Tenth Annual Works on Paper", West Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

                        "Eleventh Annual International Watercolor Exhibition", Baton Rouge, LA

            1975    "Twenty-fourth Annual Bestor Plaza Exhibition", Chautauqua, NY

                                    * Best of Show in Watercolor

                                    * Painting Scholarship

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

           

            2010    Imagery Winery (Benziger Family) Wine Label , Sonoma, CA

                        Commissioned to do a painting that is used on one of the Imagery Series wine labels.                                  Label imagery is matched to 2008 Petite Sirah, Paso Robles.  Wine released June 2011.                                                    http://www.imagerywinery.com

                                                   http://www.imagerywinery.com/08_petitesirah

                                                   http://www.benziger.com/

                        The image is also reproduced on canvas, as prints, coasters, magnets, trivets, etc.

            2008    Times Record News,  Wichita Falls, TX.  March 17 – 23, 2008.   "Easter on Easter                                  Island ", by Elizabeth A. Yarosz-Ash and Judy Sherrod,  Virtual tour and virtual gallery                                  of photographs of Easter Island.  Daily blogs throughout the week.

                        Times Record News, Wichita Falls, TX.  March 18, "Greetings from Easter Island",                                 Front Page.

                        Times Record News, Wichita Falls, TX.  March 9, "Easter on Easter Island:  Artists to                             travel to remote colony, document trip for online virtual gallery ", by Lana Sweeten-                              Shults.

            2006    Watercolor, Fall 2006, September, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 48, quarterly publication of                                     American Artist.  "The 20th Anniversary of the Watercolor USA Honor Society",  by                               Daniel Grant, pgs. 120 - 127.  Full page color reproduction of Teresa of Lisieux, 2005,                           watercolor, 60” x 40”, pg. 122.

            2003    Denton Record-Chronicle, February 2, "Deconstructing the Saints:  Artist                                                Injects Iconic Art with Dark Humor", by Lucinda Breeding, Pg. 5D & 7D.

dialogue, July/August, 2003, Volume 26, Number 4, "Rearview Mirror:  Watercolor U.S.A. 2003", by Dorothy Joiner, pgs. 58 & 59. PUBLICATIONS (Continued)

PUBLICATIONS (Continued)

 

2001  Watercolor, Spring 2001, April, 2001, Vol. 7, No. 26, quarterly publication of American                          Artist.  "Soul in the Stone",  by Kathleen Baxter, pgs. 88 - 95.

ArtLies,Winter 2000-2001, No. 29, "Elizabeth A. Yarosz:  Messengers" by Fred Reynolds, pg.85

1999    The View from the Falls, Winter 1999, Vol. 1, No. 4, "Two of a Kind", by Sharon Galligar Chance, pgs. 39, 40.

            1998    Ag-Pilot,  May 1998, Vol. 21, No. 5,  Cover and article, "Watercolor Airplanes",   by                                Nancy Snow, pg. 4.

            1997    Watercolor, Fall 1997, October, 1997, Vol. 3, No. 12, quarterly publication of American                           Artist.  "The Society Page",  by E. Lynne Moss.  Pg. 8.

Volando, Winter Quarter, 1997, Vol. 10, No. 4, Cover and article, "Watercolor Airplanes",  by Nancy Snow, pg. 4.

1996    Watercolor, Winter 1996, January, 1996, Vol. 2, No. 5, quarterly publication of American Artist"Elizabeth A. Yarosz:  Painting with Head, Heart - and Wit", by Bonnie Iris.  Pgs. 48-53.  Color reproductions pgs. 49-53.

                        Watercolor, Spring 1996, April, 1996, Vol.. 2, No. 6, quarterly publication of American                           Artist. "Judging Watermedia Competitions", by Louise Cadillac.  Pgs. 22-24. 

            1995    Color and Light for the Watercolor Painter, by Christopher Schink, Watson-Guptill                               Publishers, New York, NY.

Paintings reproduced:  "Atlas", 40" x 60", 1987, Pg. 32, Chapter 2: Composing with Color (Color reproduction)

                                                                  "Reluctant Homesteader", 40" x 60", 1987, Pg. 43, Chapter 2

                                                                   (Color reproduction)

            1994    The Artist's Magazine, January 1994, Vol. 11, No. 1, Pg. 75, "10 Takes On Watercolor:                         Elizabeth  Yarosz Let's Imagination Fly".

            1993    Splash 2:  Watercolor Breakthroughs, January, 1993, North Light Press, 136 pages.

                        Paintings reproduced:  "Gothic Revival", 11"x 9", 1990, Pg. 64, Chapter entitled Places

Color reproduction)

                                    "In Search of the Perfect Dwelling", 40"x 60", 1985, Pg. 65, Places

                                    (Color reproduction)

                                    Artist's Quote, Pg. 114, Chapter entitled Change in Attitude

                        North Dakota Quarterly, Vol. 16, No. 4, Fall, 1993, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

                        Painting reproduced in color on cover: "Sneak Attack", 11" x 9", 1993

            1992    East to West, April, 1992, University of Arizona, Tempe, AZ;  Midwestern State                                       University, Wichita Falls, TX;  State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.  An                                       invitational printmaking portfolio of 30 contributing artists. 

                                    "Face Down", Intaglio/Chine Colle, 11"x14, 1992      Edition of 41

                        A Guide to Practical Information for the Practicing Artist, October, 1992, 8 Chapters,                          54 pgs.  This is a self-authored, copyrighted, desktop publication.

            1991    The North American Review, Vol. 275, No. 4, Winter Quarter.

                        Front Cover Illustration, "Danger Zone", watercolor, 40"x30", 1987; University of Northern Iowa Press.

                        Splash 1:  America's Best Contemporary Watercolors, February, 1991, North Light                              Press, 160 pgs.

Paintings reproduced:  "The Occupant", 13"x10", 1986, Pg. 2, Chapter entitled Concept

                                                 (Chapter title page for full page color reproduction)

"Reluctant Homesteader", 40"x60", 1987, Pg. 4, Chapter entitled Concept

                                                 (Color reproduction)

                                    "Domestic Flights 1707 & 1709 Over Cowhide, TX", 40"x60", 1988, Pg.                                                      88, Chapter entitled Texture   (Color reproduction)

                        City Magazine, May 1991, Vol. 7, No. 8, Pgs. 12-15, "Art with an Attitude", Wichita                                 Falls,TX

Siren's Song, Exhibition catalogue for solo exhibition, September 1991, Corpus Christi State University, Corpus Christi, TX.

Print, July/August 1991, Pg. 172, "Danger Zone", watercolor, 40"x30", 1987; reproduced in color as the cover of The North American Review, Vol. 275, No. 4, Winter Quarter.      

            1990    The Artist's Magazine, August 1990, Vol. 7, No. 8, Pgs. 84-85, "Award Winning   

                        Watercolorist Elizabeth Yarosz:  Co-Winner, Watercolor U.S.A.". 

            1989    Artforms, by Duane & Sarah Preble, Fourth Edition, Harper & Row Publishers, Inc., NY

                         Reviewer for Part Four, Chapters 9, 10, 11 & 12.

Vitality, January 1989, Vol. 3, No. 1.  "My Neighborhood #7", watercolor, 30"x22", 1988, reproduced for Front Cover; Pg. N9.

Vitality, September 1989, Vol. 3, No. 9.  "In Search of the Perfect Dwelling #4", watercolor, 11"x9", 1986, reproduced for Front cover; Pg. N9.  

            1988    "Talamasca", Screenprint, 28"x21", 1988, Edition of 50

                         Publication of the University of Oklahoma, Norman.

1987    Watercolor '87, January 1987, annual publication of American Artist magazine.  "In Search of the Perfect Dwelling", watercolor, 40"x60", 1985, reproduced pgs. 2, 50.

            1986    "In Search of the Perfect Dwelling", Watercolor Painting, 40"x60", 1985

Reproduced in full color for catalogue of "Watercolor U.S.A. 1986 - The Monumental  Image".  A  publication of the Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, the catalogue contains the work of sixty artists who produce large scale watercolors.  The exhibition commemorated the twenty-fifth anniversary of "Watercolor U.S.A." exhibitions.

            1984    "Ripe Offerings", Watercolor Painting, 10"x13", 1983

Reproduced for publication on a limited edition poster for "Southeastern Watercolorists   II".  Poster size is 15"x20".  Painting is reproduced to scale in full color.  Published by DeLand Museum of Art, DeLand, FL.

            1982    "Hostage", Watercolor Painting, 11"x14", 1981

Reproduced for publication on "National Watermedia Biennial" poster in full color.  Poster size is11"x18", published by Zaner Gallery, Rochester, NY

 

WEBSITES

 

            Current http://www.blankspaceart.com/current.htm

                        Blank Space Gallery, New York City, NY

                        http://faculty.mwsu.edu/art/liz.yarosz/

                        Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

                        http://www.tasart.org/tasa_exhibitions.htm

                        http://www.tasart.org/tasa_officers.htm

                        Texas Association of Schools of Art

                        http://www.watercolorusahonorsociety.org

                        Watercolor U.S.A. Honor Society

2004    http://www.hsutx.edu/academics/art/GalleryPage/Gallery.html

                        Hardin Simmons University, Abilene, TX

WEBSITES

 

2003    http://www.springfieldmogov.org/egov/art

                        Springfield Art Museum, Fall Members Newsletter; Spring Members Newsletter

                        http://ntaal.org/workshops.htm

                        North Texas Area Art League, Denton, TX

            2002    http://www.artlies.org  (/MissionPage.html)

                        ArtLies Periodical

                        http://www.springfieldmogov.org/egov/art

                        Springfield Art Museum, Prints U.S.A. Catalogue 2002; Watercolor U.S.A. Catalogue       1999    http://www.lpgallery.org/exhibit

                        Leslie Powell Foundation Gallery, Lawton, OK

            1998    http://www.cnw.com/~agpilot/

                        Ag-Pilot, Mt. Vernon, WA

            1997    http://www.nau.edu/art_museum

                        Northern Arizona Univeristy, Flagstaff, AZ

            1996    http://www.viewscape.com

Breault Realtors, Wichita Falls, TX

           

WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES                                                                                                

 

            2010    Ways of Seeing” lecture

                         Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX

                        Watercolor Monotype” demonstration

                         Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX

                        What is a Print” lecture and demonstration

                          San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, TX

            2009    Gallery Talk for “3rd Annual Rio Brazos Art Exhibition

                          Tarleton State University’s Dora Lee Langdon Cultural & Educational Center, Granbury, TX

            2007     Watercolor Monotype” demonstration

                          Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ

2006     Paul Hannah Lecturer, Texas Association of Schools of Art conference, Texas Tech

  University, Junction, TX

                         Visiting Artist/Lecturer/Workshop

                           Eastern IL University, Charleston, IL

2005    “Power Watercolor” Workshop

   Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX

   Also

   Gallery Talk for Opening Reception:  “Watercolor USA:  Four Decades”      

2003    "A Primary Experience" Workshop

                           North Texas Area Art League, Denton, TX

                        "A Primary Experience:  Making the Most of Yellow, Red & Blue"Workshop & Lecture   

                           Springmaid Beach Watercolor Workshop XXXXI, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

            2002    "Three-Color Process Oil Painting" Workshop

                          Baylor University, Waco, TX          

                        "A Primary Experience:  Making the Most of Yellow, Red & Blue"Workshop & Lecture   

                           Springmaid Beach Watercolor Workshop XXXXI, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

                        "A Primary Color Workshop" Workshop

                          Ouachita River Art Guild, West Monroe, LA

            2001    "The Narrative Pathway" Lecture

                          Michigan Watercolor Society, Rochester, MI

                        "Focus on Color and Texture" Workshop and Lecture

                          Oklahoma Arts Institute, Quartz Mountain, OK

                        Visiting Artist/Lecturer

                          Ball State University, Muncie, IN

1999    "Pushing your Personal Envelope" Workshop                  

                          Ohio Watercolor Society Creativity Seminar, Akron, OH   

            "Stretching Boundaries for Creative People" Conference, Workshop & Panel                                             Discussion, Ohio Watercolor Society Creativity Seminar, Akron, OH

            1998    "Focus on Color and Texture"

                          Mesa Art Center, Mesa, AZ

1997    Visiting Artist/Lecturer

                          Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX

                        "Watercolor: Focus on Color and Texture" Workshop

                          Southwestern Watercolor Society, Dallas, TX

"Transparent Oil Painting" Workshop

                          Baylor University, Waco, TX

                        "Water is the Soul : Color is the Spirit"

                           6th Biennial Conference of Watercolor U.S.A. Honor Society

                           Panel Chair:  "Why jurors say yes or no"

                        Gallery Talk

                          The Meadows Gallery, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX

            1995    Visiting Artist/Lecturer

                          University of North Texas, Denton, TX

                        Slide Presentation

                          Watercolor U.S.A. Honor Society Conference, Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, TN

                        "Watercolor: Focus on Color and Texture" Workshop

                           Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

                         "A Portrait of Myself:  Watercolor for Children" Workshop

                          Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, Wichita Falls, TX

                         "Contemporary Watercolor" Lecture and Demonstration

                           San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, TX

            1994    "Watercolor:  State of the Art"

                           Society of Watercolor Artists, Ft. Worth, TX

1993    "Watercolor Now:  Conference & Symposium:  Breaking Stereotypes"

   Presentation and Panel Discussion, Watercolor U.S.A. Honor Society, Salt Lake, UT

            1992    "Watercolor:  Focus on Color and Texture"

                          Hoover Watercolor Society, Shreveport, LA           

            1991    "Watercolor:  Focus on Color and Texture"

                           Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN

                          Gallery Talk

                          Weil Art Gallery, Corpus Christi State University, Corpus Christi, TX      

                        "Watercolor:  State of the Art"

                          Faculty Forum Lecture Series 1991-1992, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX

            1988    "Transparent Watercolor"

                           Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX

                        "Watercolor:  A Spontaneous On-Site Response to Structures and Landscapes"

                          Texas Association of Schools of Art Conference (TASA), Junction, TX

                        "The Construction and Use of Personal Metaphor in Painting"

                           The Watercolor Art Society-Houston, Houston, TX

Visiting Artist/Lecturer

                           University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Visiting Artist/Lecturer

                           Vista Series Artist, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX

            Gallery Talk

                          Shore Art Gallery, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX

1987    Visiting Artist/Lecturer

                          North Texas State University, Denton, TX

"The Artists' Personal Environment:  The Source of Inspiration and Visual Reference     Derived from a Lifestyle".

            1985    "Transparent Watercolor"

                         School of Art, Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX   

"Portraiture for Children"

                         Region IX Educational Service, F.C. Evans Elementary, Burkburnett, TX

                        "Successful Image Making:  Guidelines for the Amateur and Professional                                               Artist"

                         Wichita Falls Art Association, Wichita Falls, TX

            1984    "Transparent Watercolor"

                         Daniel Smith Inc., Seattle, WA

            1983    "Watercolor Techniques"                

                         University of Dallas, Dallas, TX

            1982    "Watercolor Techniques Geared for the High School Curriculum"

                         Wichita Falls Area School District, Wichita Falls, TX

                        Visiting Artist/Lecturer

                         Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

 

 

 

 

JURYING EVENTS

 

2010    Juror for "Big Country Art Exhibition"

                                    Abilene Christian University – Cockerell Art Gallery, Abilene, TX

            2009    Juror for “3rd Annual Rio Brazos Art Exhibition

                                    Tarleton State University’s Dora Lee Langdon Cultural & Educational Center, Granbury, TX

            2008    Juror for “The Mane Event”

                                    Wichita Falls, TX

            2007    Juror for “22nd Annual International Exhibition”

                                    Meadows Gallery, University of Texas, Tyler, TX

                        Juror for “Arizona Aqueous XXII” Exhibition

                                    Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ

            2006    Juror for “Sixteenth Biennial Drawing/Watercolor: Illinois” Exhibition

                                    Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

 

                        Juror for “Eighth Annual Stars of Texas” Exhibition

                                    Depot Civic and Cultural Center, Brownwood, TX

2005    Juror for "Red River Valley National Art Exhibition"

                        Red River Valley Museum, Vernon, TX

            Juror for "Big Country Art Exhibition"

                        Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX

2004    Juror for "The 45th Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival"

                                    Winter Park, FL

            2003    Juror for "National Juried Exhibition"

                                    Plano Art Association, Plano, TX

            2002    Juror of Awards for "National Watercolor Society 82nd Annual Exhibition"

                                    Los Angeles, CA

            2001    Juror for "Michigan Water Color Society 54th Annual Exhibition"

                                    Meadowbrook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

                        Juror for "29th Spring Fling"

                                    Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, Wichita Falls, TX2000         

                        Juror for "Oklahoma: Centerfold"

                                    Leslie Powell Foundation Gallery, Lawton, OK

Juror for "2000:  A New Decade, A New Vision"

                                    Plano Art Association, Plano, TX

Juror for "Big Country Art Association Competitive Exhibition"

                                    Grace Cultural Center, Abilene, TX

1999    Juror for "Texas and Neighbors 1999"

                                    Irving Art Association, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX                     

                        Juror for "Annual 12-County High School Competition"

                                    University of North Texas Health Science Center, Ft. Worth, TX

            1998    Juror for "26th Spring Fling"

                                    Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, Wichita Falls, TX

            1997    Juror for "25th Anniversary of Spring Fling"

                                    Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, Wichita Falls, TX

            Juror for "34th Annual Southwestern Watercolor Society Exhibition"

                                    Dallas Visual Arts Center, Dallas, TX

1996    Juror for "Goddard Center's 27th Annual Art Exhibit"

                                    Goddard Center, Ardmore, OK

                        Juror for "4th Annual International Juried Exhibition"

                                    Laredo Art League, Laredo, TX

            1995    Curator for "State of the Art: Wit and Wisdom", National Invitational Watercolor Exhibition

                                    Parkland College Art Gallery, Champaign, IL

                        Juror for "27th Annual Juried Fine Arts Awards Exhibit"

                                    North Texas Area Art League, Center for Visual Arts, Denton, TX

                        Juror for "1995 Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition"

                                    The Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

            1993    Juror for "Watercolor U.S.A. 1993"

                                    Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO    

            1992    Juror for the "Hoover Watercolor Society 34th Annual Exhibition"

                                    Barnwell Garden and Art Center, Shreveport, LA 

            1990    Juror for the "Annual Student Exhibition"

                                    Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK   

            1989    Juror for the "Eleventh Annual Lubbock Arts Festival"

                                     Lubbock, TX

            1988    Juror for the "Annual Membership Exhibition "

                                    Watercolor Art Society-Houston, Houston, TX                     

            1986    Juror for the "Clay County Art Exhibition"

                                     Henrietta, TX

            1983    Juror for the "Annual Membership Exhibition"

                                    Graham Women's Art Society, Graham, TX

            1982    Juror for the "Annual Regional Exhibition"

                                    Vernon Art League, Vernon, TX

 

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (Past and Current)                                              

           

            CAA (College Art Association)

TASA (Texas Association of Schools of Art)

            Board Member:  Treasurer 2008 – 2011

                                        and

                                        Conference Exhibition Director

            Board Member:  Re-elected

            TACT (Texas Association of College Teachers)

            Watercolor USA Honor Society  (Charter Member; established in 1986)

                        President Emeritus

                        Board Member/President Emeritus:  2004 - 2006

President:  2002 - 2004

                        Reorganization Committee:  2002

                        Second Vice President: 1995 - 1997, 1997 – 2000

                        Board Member: 1993 - 2006

            Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University

                        Board Member:  2001 – 2008

                        Board Member:  2010 -  Present

                                    Committees:

                                                Collections (Chair 2006-2008)

                                                Buildings & Grounds

                                                Programming

                                    Volunteer

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                               

FOREIGN TRAVEL          

                                                                                                         

            2011     Spain

                        Peru

            2009     Vietnam, Cambodia & Bangkok, Thailand

            2008     Easter Island & Santiago, Chile

            2002     Belgium, Germany & the Netherlands

            2000     Paris

            1999     Cyprus

            1998     Sicily

            1996     Crete

            1994     Malta

            1991     Italy

            1988     Great Britain