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Angela studied Fine Art to MA level at UCA in Canterbury. She currently combines time in the studio with her first career as a dentist. The countryside, in particular the woods, has long been a source of solace and respite from the stresses of life.
Working in oils from her own photographs which are altered and manipulated to accentuate the intricacies of the natural world and which may include unexpected man-made structures that she happens upon. Fragments of the landscape are broken down into more abstract elements which are worked on in the paintings to give obsessive and sometimes confusing detail which hovers between the abstract and the figurative. Some unnatural colour may creep in, referring both to technology and to the solarisation of pinhole camera images. The paintings work on a filigree of branches that inflect a sense of the unnerving – a labyrinth in which to explore and get lost.