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Elena Erős studied under renowned Russian Artists at Moscow State University of Design and Technology. She continued her art education at the Hungarian University of Art & Design in Budapest, from where Elena Erős earned MFA in Men’s and Women’ Fashion Design. She worked as a Fashion Designer for Hungarian Fashion Institute, Portrait Artist in Residence for Hungarian Medical Society, background painter for “Pannonia Film Studios” and was a freelance Artist and an Art Instructor.

Elena Erős moved to Great Britain in 1996, where she was commissioned to paint at Windsor & Ascot Racecourses, emphasizing decorative aspects of those spectacular events. Her popular “Hats” series have become her signature images with unique perspective and stylized impressionistic interpretation of fashionable spectators, colorful jockeys’ silks and beautiful horses.

Elena Erős came to the USA in 2006 and won the International Drawing Competition for American Artist Magazine. A portrait Study of her Father was published in the winter issue of 2006. She opened her Art Studio in Phoenix, AZ and has been actively participating in the National & International Exhibitions, teaching art and launching her new unique fashion design collection: printing her paintings on clothes. Elena Eros’s “wearable Art” has achieved a special recognition at Art Shows. She is a Juried member of American Academy of Equine Art, member of Arizona Pastel Artists Association, Oil Painters of America, American Impressionist Society, and International Guild of Realism. Her paintings are in private and corporate collections internationally.

Selected Exhibitions
2023 — National Juried Exhibition, Arizona Pastel Artists Association, Phippen Museum, Prescott
2023 — Solo Exhibition, University Club of Phoenix, AZ
2022 — “Hold your Horses! “National Invitational Exhibition, Phippen Museum, Prescott, AZ
2022 — Western Regional Exhibition Oil Painters of America, Southwest Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2022 — International Guild of Realism, Juried Show, McBride Gallery, Annapolis, MD
2022 — AZ Pastel Artists Association, Juried National Show, Phippen Museum, Prescott, AZ
2021 — “Hold your horses”, Invitational Exhibition, Phippen Museum, Prescott, AZ
2021 — Biennale, National Juried Exhibition, Hilton Head Island, Sc
2021 — Arizona Pastel Artists Association, National Juried Online Show.
2021 — International Guild of Realism, 2021Spring Online Juried Show.
2020 — Phippen Museum, Prescott, 7th

Annual Hold Your Horses! Invitational Exhibition.

2020 — International Guild of Realism, 2020 Spring Salon Online Exhibition
2020 — American Academy of Equine Art, Annual Juried Exhibition, Aiken Center for the Arts
2020 — Glendale Art Counsel Juried Exhibition, Glendale, AZ
2020 — Juried Exhibition of Sacred Visual Art, Concordia, Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne
2019 — “America’s Horse in Art”, Invitational Exhibition & Auction, American Quarter Horse
Museum & Hall of Fame, Amarillo, Texas

2019 — “Hold your horses!”, Invitational Exhibition, Phippen Museum, Prescott, AZ
2019 — “Equine Art 2019” The Campbell Award for oil, 3rd

Place, Washington Thoroughbred

Foundation, Emerald Downs, WA
2017 — 7th

Annual Online, Plein Air Salon Art Competition (“Blue Rhapsody”), Plein Air Magazine
2017 — Sola, Grace-Faith-Scripture, National Juried Exhibition of Sacred Visual Art, Good Shepherd
Institute, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
2017 — Oil Painters of America 26th

Annual National Juried Exhibition, Eisele Gallery Cincinnati, OH
2016 — Salon Show of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America, Castle Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN
2015 — American Academy of Equine Art, Invitational Juried, Spindletop Hall, Lexington, KY
2014 — The Horse…& a Whole Lot More”, Emerald Downs, Auburn, WA, Poster Award
2013 — Equine Art 2013, 1st

Place, The Campbell Award for Oil Painting Emerald Downs, WA,

2012 — Salon International, Juried Exhibition, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX
2011 — Merit of honor – Portrait Artists of Arizona, Juried Exhibition, Gamage

Auditorium, Tempe, AZ

2010 — Judeo –Christian International Juried Online Exhibition, Upstream People

Gallery, Special Recognition for two Paintings, Press Release.

2009 — “Blue, red …” – Juried exhibition, 2nd

Place, SunDust Art Gallery, Mesa, AZ

2008 — “Go Figure”, Juried Exhibition, Brio Art Center, Scottsdale, AZ
2007 — Solo Exhibition, Superstition Mountain Museum, AJ, AZ
2006 — “Shades of Pastel 2006”, National Juried Exhibition, the Maryland Pastel

Society, St Charles Museum, Washington DC

2005 — Winner of the International Drawing Competition, American Artist

Magazine, published in a winter issue of 2006