Angela has traveled the world for over 30 years often in turbulent places with her husband, a foreign correspondent.
Her formal art training commenced at Australian University College of Art (Adelaide). Later she took her Masters degree at the American University in Washington DC. She also took a diploma in film studies at the London Film School. For two decades she worked in the international advertising industry as a creative director heading design teams, and writing and directing television commercails. While based in the Far East, she taught advertising, design and film-making in the Art Faculty of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.