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. Angela was awarded the 2019 Emerging Artist Grant from the International Encaustic Artist Organization and is a feature artist in Periheral ARTeries Biennial Edition 2019. Her art has been exhibited in the Okanagan, Kootenays and US. In August 2018, Angela had a solo exhibition at the Kelowna Rotary Centre for the Arts entitled “Morphogenesis”, and in 2019 her work was juried into “Survey of Encaustic Art”, an exhibition hosted by the International Encaustic Artists association in California, US. In 2020 she will have a solo exhibition, “Breath” at The Alternator Gallery in Kelowna, BC, and was included in the exhibition "Wax Applications: Showcasing the Depth and Breadth of Encaustic and Cold Wax" at Texas A&M University Gallery.