Angela Gallia has been actively working in clay since the mid 1980’s. She currently works as a full time studio artist and splits her between Dallas and Norwest Arkansas. Angela studied at the Kansas City Art Institute and Northern Arizona University. For fifteen years she also ran the retail store at Trinity Ceramic Supply in Dallas, TX.
She has curated a number of contemporary ceramic shows including: Figurative Clay in Texas at the Dallas Visual Art Center, White Bread at Gallery 2520 in Dallas, White Bread, the 2nd Slice at the Chicken Farm Art Center in San Angelo, TX., The White Bread Family Side Show at the Live Oak Art Center in Columbus, Texas, The Collage of Kaolithic Curiosities and Jack Earl at Trinity Ceramic Supply.
In 1997 she founded Clay Biscuit Books, Inc. which published the 25th Anniversary Edition of the classic “Finding One’s Way with Clay” by Paulus Berensohn. Clay Biscuit Books is currently involved in several other projects including a book of the artist’s own creation, as well as Trinity’s catalogs and magazine ads. Angela’s heroes and mentors include (but are not limited to) Susy Siegele, Gary Huntoon, Billy Ray Mangham, Jack Earl, John (dad) Williams, Robin Hopper and Rimas Visgirda.