Angela grew up in a small village in the green rolling countryside of Cumbria. An idyllic place between the high peaks of the Lake District and the grey waters of the Solway Firth. She has lived and worked in London, Paris, Spain & Zimbabwe. Angela has recently departed from her home on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, to live in beautiful Cornwall,England
Angela is a Contemporary Watercolorist who also uses paper, gouache, and pastel to create her
vibrant and colorful paintings of landscapes, figures, and African animals.
She has had two solo shows in New York City as well as three solo shows of her work in Washington, DC. In addition, she has been shown in multiple group shows locally & regionally in Maryland and Virginia. She was the featured Artist in Chesapeake Life Magazine, and is recognized for her abstracted, highly textured Paintings on paper & canvas.
Herbert-Hodges has been awarded signature membership in the Virginia Watercolor Society and invited to show in the Easton Academy of Art, the Ward Museum of Art, and winning an award in the National Collage Society, as well as being accepted into various US National Juried shows. Her work offers glimpses into her deep interests, with Collaged studies of the environment, and a large series of endangered African animals, with a focus on rhinocerous and elephants.
Herbert-Hodges is a Cordon Bleu Chef, & just left her Free-Lance Catering business in Maryland.She was a competitive Fencer for many years, whilst in UK and later, winning two USA Women's Veterans titles for Foil. She also represented America in a five nation competition.
Herbert-Hodges started the Salisbury Fencing Club in Salisbury, MD where she was Head Coach for 10 yrs.,absolutely loving teaching all the aspiring students there..