In 2008 Angela completed a Diploma in Visual Art at the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and was awarded the Harrisons Gallery Art Excellence Award’, achieving top student. She went on to achieve her Level 7 advanced diploma in Art and Design at Waiariki Institute of Technology and continued on in 2011 to complete her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at White Cliffe College of Arts and Design.
Since then, her work has been selected for several major art awards, winning best in show at the Lifestyles of the Bay and was the winner of the open designer section 'Hats off to Her'.
Angela has worked as a Gallery assistant, Curator and Artist Adviser in a community art gallery, prop designer & creator and as the Art Director for the 2015 show 'Tarnished Frocks and Divas'. and continues to develop her painting style and skills while working in various roles within the arts industry.