Angela Gilmour is a visual artist working and living in Cork, Ireland. After graduating with an honours degree in Fine Art from MTU Crawford College of Art and Design in 2015 she was subsequently awarded 'Student of the Year'.
Originally from Scotland and formerly a practising physicist, Gilmour also holds a Masters in Science and an Honours Degree in Physics from the University West of Scotland.
In 2016 she was granted full membership to Cork Printmakers, awarded residencies in Sample Studios, the National Sculpture Factory and short term project residencies at Backwater Artists Group until 2018 when she received the four year studio award. From 2016 to 2018 Gilmour was also artist in residence within a number of departments at University College Cork. In 2019 she was awarded the prestigious Arctic Circle Residency, an art and science expedition aboard a Barquentine Tall Ship sailing the waters of the international territory of Svalbard, an Arctic archipelago just 10 degrees latitude from the North Pole.
Currently Gilmour is working with scientists researching ancient forests to understand the science behind their demise and their historic impact on the planet’s carbon.
Gilmour has exhibited nationally and internationally with shows across Europe, America and Australia. Recent exhibitions include: Shadow Forests, Lord Mayor’s Pavilion, Ireland; Woman Artists in the Arctic, Espace des Femmes Gallery, Paris; Weather the Weather, New York Hall of Science, America, Postcards from the edges, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, Australia, Environmental Crisis, Gerald Moore Gallery, London, (RE)Thinking the Earth, Lisbon National Library, Portugal and Arctica: the last fragments, Studio 12 Gallery, Ireland.
Her work is represented in private and public collections including: the Office of Public Works for the Irish State Collection; University College Cork; Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Australia; New York Hall of Science (Sciart Initiative); European Research Centre Tyndall National Institute and Irish Photonics Integration Centre.
She has received numerous awards including Culture Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland and Arts Council of Ireland Awards.