Angela Hansen is a Lake Country-based artist and art instructor. She completed her BDes at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design and her BEd from the University of Victoria. Angela creates primarily with encaustics and her work is recognized for its organic-inspired imagery, sculptural qualities and use of texture.
In 2019, Angela was awarded an Emerging Artist Grant from the International Encaustic Association and her work was juried into “Survey of Encaustic Art”, an exhibition hosted by the International Encaustic Artists association in California. In 2021 she exhibits include: "Wax Applications: Showcasing the Depth and Breadth of Encaustic and Cold Wax", at Texas A&M University Gallery, “(re)Building at Atlantic Gallery, New York, and “Layers of Meaning” at Propeller Art Gallery, Toronto. Angela also had two encaustic installations: “BREATH” at the Alternator Centre For Contemporary Art in Kelowna called, and “BRINK” at the Kelowna Art Gallery. Angela has written articles for Encaustic Arts Magazine and Wax Fusion and her work is in permanent collection at the Encaustic Art Institute and Museum in Santa Fe New Mexico. Angela is also an instructor of Painting With Fire Masterclass by Essence of Mulranny.