Angelika Werth has worked in Fashion, Fibre and Wearable Art. She started her practice with a three-year dressmaking apprenticeship; worked for Yves Saint Laurent in Paris, France and received a degree as Master dressmaker-designer, she immigrated to Australia, then to Canada.

Angelika has had multiple solo exhibitions including her Waistcoat/Wastecoats exhibition at the Alberta Craft Council in Edmonton in 2006, and the Brassiere Series at the Canadian Craft Museum in Vancouver in 1997. Werth participated in invitational/curated group exhibitions in Canada, France, Japan and England and in the United States. Her work was accepted into over 30 juried exhibitions including Fibreworks in Cambridge ON and the Contemporary Craft in BC: Excellence With Diversity at the Vancouver Museum in 2008. She is a recipient of the 2008 B.C. Creative Achievement Award.

Her work is found in permanent Public Collections in the BC Provincial Collection, the Community Hospital Collection in Monterey, California, the Cambridge Art Gallery in Cambridge ON, and Shuzenji City Hall in Japan. Public commissions include United Churches in Trail and Nakusp BC, Waldorf Schools in Nelson and Vancouver BC. There are numerous private commissions.

Angelika Werth is an instructor in the Textile Department at the Kootenay School of the Arts in Nelson BC. She also teaches workshops related to Fashion and Wearable Art in BC, across Canada, in the US and Australia.

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