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Angela Piehl

  • Associate Professor, Painting & Drawing
  • Area Head, Painting & Drawing


MFA, Painting & Drawing, University of Arizona


Angela Piehl is a cross-disciplinary artist whose work addresses luxury, accumulation, and alienation from Nature.

Piehl earned her BFA from the University of Texas, Austin, and her MFA from the University of Arizona, Tucson.

Piehl has exhibited widely, in national, international, juried and invitational exhibitions. Her work is part of Kala Art Institute's Print Collection, the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art’s Collection, the New Mexico State University Art Gallery’s Permanent Collection, and the John Michael Kohler Art Center Collection. Piehl has participated in many public lectures addressing her work and research, and issues of contemporary queer art and art practice at various regional and national conferences.

Piehl’s work can also be seen featured in over thirty publications, among them exhibition catalogs, reviews and articles, and recently, the drawing textbook Gateways to Drawing through Thames and Hudson Publishing (2018), as well as on the cover of Going Stealth: Transgender Politics and U.S. Surveillance Practices, by Dr. Toby Beauchamp, Duke University Press (2018).