b. 1957, Scotland; lives and works in London

2005-2007 Royal College of Art, MA

2002-2005, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford, MA 

Angela Palmer has sculptures in the diverse permanent collections of The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; the National Portrait Gallery of Scotland; The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, Washington DC; The Royal College of Physicians; the Wellcome Trust, London; the University of Oxford; and the Renault Art Collection, Paris. Prior to her work as an artist, Palmer forged a career as a journalist, as editor of ELLE and News and Magazine editor of the Observer.

Her self-portrait in glass, Brain of the Artist, held by the National Portrait Gallery of Scotland, featured in the publication 100 Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland (2015), a selection of works drawn from the three national galleries by its Director-General, Sir John Leighton.