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Angelika Werth

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Angelika Werth is a contemporary sculptor/designer working in fibre. Influenced by her time in Paris at Yves Saint Laurent, her theatrical garments are both stand-alone sculpture and wearable art. ...

Angelika Werth is a contemporary sculptor/designer working in fibre. Influenced by her time in Paris at Yves Saint Laurent, her theatrical garments are both stand-alone sculpture and wearable art. Meticulous craftsmanship, aesthetic beauty and innovative design are the hallmarks of her work.

Angelika’s work has been exhibited widely in Canada and abroad and is included in private collections from the B.C. Provincial Collection to Idea Exchange in Cambridge, Ontario. She has received awards from the B.C. Arts Council, Canada Council and won second price in an international exhibition in Chateau Chassy en Morvan, France. Werth is a teacher of Pattern Drafting and Design, Fibre Construction, Advanced Detailing, Advanced Pattern Design, Draping and Upholstery and Objects for Interiors for the Kootenay School of the Arts in Nelson as well as workshops around B.C. and Alberta. She is the 2008 recipient of the B. C. Creative Achievement Award. (Written by Julia Manitius for the Surface Design Association of B.C.)







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