Having resided in the Pacific Northwest for more than half a century, Tony Angell lives with his wife, Lee, in the community of Lake Forest Park outside of Seattle, Washington, and maintains a working studio on a remote portion of Lopez Island in the Salish Sea portion of Puget Sound. It is here, where the presence of nature is profound, that much of his work is conceived, composed and completed.
His sculptural and two dimensional creations are in museums throughout the country and abroad, including the Seattle and Tacoma Art Museums, the Gilcrease Art Museum and the Museum of Northwest Art. As an author and illustrator of more than a dozen books related to natural history, he was awarded the 2006 Victoria and Albert Museum Prize for his book In the Company of Crows and Ravens, published by Yale University Press. In 2015 his work The House of Owls, also published by Yale University, received the National Outdoor Book Award.
In 2018, Angell was selected as the Rainier Club Laureate — an honor given in recognition of an individual’s singular accomplishments in the visual, literary and performing arts. He was also chosen as part of the 2019 “Living Legends” show at the National Museum of Wildlife Art.