“I’m a mixed media/water media artist who paints primarily in watercolors and experiments with patterns and textures by incorporating pen and ink, marbling, and/or collage. Acrylic marbling is a technique I use in a unique way to re-present ordinary subjects in an extraordinary light. Color is important to me along with point of view, occasional allegory, and whimsical twists. As you might guess, my artwork is looser and more expressive than realistic, but details are important to me and freedom to be imaginative with them. You might wonder why I choose to emphasize one thing over another, and that is a conversation I hope to create along with the art. My aim is to poke your heart and make you feel something (preferably positive) or remind you of a moment in your life, or take you back to a place you loved.”
Angela is an award-winning artist who lives and works in the Pacific Northwest. Her principal medium is mixed media watercolor painting. She has won numerous top awards at juried competitive art shows.
Angela is mostly a self-taught artist who has worked throughout her life to develop her own distinct methods and style. She earned a B.A. from Hiram College in Ohio and a M.A. from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Studio art classes were part of her college education, and after graduation she continued her development with more workshops (UC Berkeley Extension) and with independent master artists who teach through regional art associations. For the past ten years, she has worked as an art instructor and is recognized by the prestigious Watercolor Society of Oregon. Recently she has begun teaching to an international community of students via her Zoom online art classes. She is a member of Watercolor Society of Oregon; the Oregon Society of Artists; Wild Over Watercolor—Guild of Artists; and the Keizer Art Association.
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