Angela grew up in New York, giving her the opportunity to wander the great halls of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she became inspired by the great masters and the style of realism. Although Angela appreciates many styles of painting, she has a particularly strong affinity for the works of Sargent, Sorolla, Rembrandt, Bouguereau and other masters. The masters have a strong impact on her work but she adheres to expressing her own personal presentation of painting.
Whatever subject Angela chooses to paint, her inner artistic sensibility filters through. �Artistry is not just a profession but a calling. As an artist, I want to express the beauty and charm of the people I meet and the things that surround me. Whatever the subject matter, a painting tells a story, captures a mood and opens ones imagination. I paint with emotion from the heart and I feel I am expressing a joy within me rather than just making a picture. It inspires and overwhelms me when the viewer enjoys their vis
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