Angela Wins Major Awards


American Women Artists, recently presented two pretigious awards to Angela at its annual juried competition, this year at the K. Newby Gallery and Sculpture Garden in Tubac, Arizona. Hundreds of artists entered the competition from the U.S., Mexico and Canada; in the finals 61 paintings and drawings were chosen and 14 sculptures. An extraordinary panel including Gay Falkenberry, Star York, Stephanie Birdsall, Sharon Fullingim, Margret Short, Deborah Reeder, Curator of the Saint George Utah Art Museum, and K.Newby Gallery owner Kim Roseman judged the 15th Annual Awards Show. Angela's sculpture, Summer, received both Best in Show and Best 3-Dimensional Work Awards!

Also, the National Sculpture Society, recently presented its 79th Annual Awards Exhibition at Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina. The Annual Awards Exhibition is the National Sculpture Society's most popular show. Accomplished artists apply to the juried competition which offers thousands of dollars in cash prizes. A Jury of Selection, comprised of two NSS Fellows and one curator, chose the 43 works for the exhibition. Angela's work, Pivotal Moment, won a celebrated People's Choice Award at this important event, the award orchestrated by more than 50,000 art lovers attending who voted for their favorite works.

May, 2012: Angela named Living Master by ARC


Art Renewal Center is the largest on-line Museum on the internet housing all the known works of the greatest painters and sculptors in human history, cross referenced to the largest encyclopedic online art reference library of historical texts, essays, biographies and articles. The ARC defines a "living master" as one who has the rare talent, experience and expertise to create great humanistic works of art that are seemingly executed with effortless perfection; one who has been trained under the rigorous academic principles of Realism, and mastered every parameter and nuance of great painting or sculpture. View Angela's Living Master page.

Artist's Statement of Purpose


Freedom of spirit is my work's purpose: to uplift and inspire feelings of pure love and joy. My fulfillment as an artist is complete if I feel that my sculpture stirs or awakens personal emotion in the hearts of its viewers.

As I sculpt, I listen to an enduring memory of my own experiences. Each sculpture begins as dramatic light and shadows over form. Unique details then deliver a responding body that listens as a live face does.

Upon signing my works in clay, it is difficult to resist the thrill of creation...I have a strong sense that nothing is finalized; it continues to develop and grow, as do our children. I feel the spirit of life itself is emanating from the sculpture.

Because of the passion that inspires my sculpting, I hope to transmit a complexity of emotions to those who contemplate my work.

Public Commissions and Installations

November 2015
January 2014
March 2014
January 2014
September 2013
May 2012
October 2011
September 2011
March 2009
January 2008
October 2007
September 2007
February 2007
November 2006
December 2006
September 2006
April 2005
February 2005
June 2003
January 2003
October 2002
September 2001
September 2000
October 1999
July 1997
BancFirst, Edmond, OK
Benson Sculpture Park, Loveland, CO
Na Aina Kai Botanical Garden, Kauai, HI
University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
Little Rock Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR
Beatrice Community Hospital, NE
Stillwater Center for Domestic Violence, OK
Bergstrom Corporation, Neenah, WI
City of Sheridan Public Arts, WY
Claxton Elementary School, Greensboro, NC
Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX
Cattle Barons-American Cancer Society, Plano, TX
Lena Pope Home, Fay Jones Plaza, Fort Worth, TX
Hackberry Creek Park, Highland Park (Dallas), TX
Seabridge Marketplace, Oxnard, CA
Steam Pump Village, Tucson, AZ
Providence Memorial Hospital, El Paso, TX
Santa Ana Courthouse, Orange County, CA
Las Palmas Marketplace, El Paso, TX
The Highlands of Flower Mound, TX
Candlelighters Foundation, El Paso, TX
Plaza El Paseo Shopping Ctr, Laguna Beach, CA
Chapel Hill Lifestyle Center, Fort Worth, TX
Huebner Oaks Lifestyle Center, San Antonio, TX
FEMAP Foundation Hospital, Juarez, Mexico

Education


1992
1990-1992
1992-1993
2000-2005
BFA, Summa Cum Laude, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
University of Madrid, Spain, Undergraduate Student Exchange
University of Madrid, Spain, Post-graduate
Artist Workshops in Loveland, CO and Richard MacDonald Studio, Carmel, CA.

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