Oil on Canvas
Panels are each 9 x 12 inches
This piece reflects my love of island foliage. Its wildness and uncontrollable growth fascinates me and I find it challenging to contain it in a painterly composition.
Carol D’Angelo grew up in Southern California and attended Chouinard School of Art in Los Angeles. She took two years off and lived in Italy studying the language and art. In 1969, D’Angelo moved to Hawaii where she finished her BFA and obtained both an MFA and a Masters in American Studies from the University of Hawaii. Soon after she embarked on a very successful teaching career at both Honolulu Community College and the University of Hawaii.
Carol D’Angelo is currently an instructor in the Fashion Design and Merchandising Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and at Honolulu Community College.
Her recent work includes oil on canvas paintings and mixed media drawings. Her artwork reflects Hawaii and its rich imagery. She has exhibited her artwork extensively. In 1974, the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts commissioned D’Angelo for a mural in the U.H. Campus Center. D’Angelo has many artworks in both private and corporate collections including the State Foundation.