Angie Whitson, M.I.B.A., known simply as Angie, is a sculptress, painter and etcher. She is most noted for her limited edition bronze sculpture and her limited edition etchings using the softground technique with aquatint. Angie’s art career began under the instruction of Thomas Larsen. Her studies continued at the Northridge University and the Art League of Los Angeles under the instruction of Hal Reed.
Angie is a board member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, based in Washington, D.C. She is also permanently registered with the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. for archival work on bronze at the Television Academy of Arts & Sciences.
Angie has been the recipient of five gold medals in competition, as well as many other awards. She has created a commission work for the television news network “Extra”. Angie’s collaboration with Jeffries Banknote Company generated the Visa Traveler’s Check. Among Angie’s work commissioned by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is a bust of Ernie Kovacs, which resides in the “Walk of Fame”. Look for Angie’s sculpture “Awakened” in the film “Vanilla Skies”, starring Tom Cruise.
Most recently, Angie had the honor of producing the bust of Bob Barker, as well as being present with him as the unveiling took place on the Price Is Right. Currently, her multiple bronze creations God’s Geese are on display at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels in Los Angeles. Her sculptures are proudly held as a part of many collections both nationally and internationally.
Angie won the 2002 Gold Medal Award of Sculpture at the California Art Club Gold Medal Show.