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, and has currently put down roots on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
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, 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 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. 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, Maryland where she is a Coach.