Angela Hackett lives and works in Northern Ireland. She has obtained a BA. Hons in Fine Art from the National College of Art & Design in Dublin and an MA. Contemporary Visual Art at University College Falmouth. She was elected to the membership of the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts in 2019.
Angela has exhibited at the Royal Academy in London, the Royal Hibernian Academy and has twice been a prize winner at the Royal Ulster Academy; winning the 2019 Perpetual Gold Medal which was awarded by the Director of the National Gallery of Ireland, Sean Rainbird, and the Ulster Arts Club Prize in 2004, awarded by Anthony Green RA. Angela was shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize in 2005.
Angela has exhibited her work in group shows nationally and internationally including Dublin, Belfast, Catalonia, Liverpool, London, Japan and Uzbekistan. Solo exhibitions include James Wray & Co. Belfast and the Gordon Gallery, Derry, and most recently Hamilton Gallery, Sligo in 2021.
Her work is held in public collections including the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Department of Finance of Northern Ireland, International Investments and Underwriting, Dublin, the Office of Public Works, as well as private collections in Ireland and abroad.