Angela Guerra Walley is a multidisciplinary artist known for her advocacy of contemporary visual and performing arts through thoughtfully crafted documentary films and as the frontwoman of the indie pop band, Dreambored. A San Antonio native, Angela co-founded her independent video production studio, Walley Films, in 2010 with her husband and 20-year collaborator, Mark Lee Walley. Angela has produced short documentary film series for San Antonio Museum of Art, Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University Art Gallery, and Glasstire. Angela’s photo and video art collaborations have been presented at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, McNay Art Museum, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, Sala Diaz, and Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center. In 2018 her feature-length documentary directorial debut, Tía Chuck: A Portrait of Chuck Ramirez, won Jury Prize Best San Antonio Filmmaker at the San Antonio Film Festival. In 2020 her band Dreambored released their debut album, Loved Ones, and in 2021 she co-wrote and directed a music video for their first single, Coming Down. Angela’s debut collection of poetry, Last Chance for a Sun, was released in May 2023. Her debut solo exhibition, We Are Quilted Together, is currently on view at Artpace San Antonio through September 4, 2023. She currently works from her home studio in San Antonio, bringing together all her passions into a single multidisciplinary art practice as a unifying act of personal healing.
Artist Style: Literary: Poetry; Music: Alternative Rock, Dance/Electronic, Pop; Visual Art: Conceptual, Contemporary, Portraiture, Site-Specific; Film Genres: Documentary, Narrative, Experimental, Music Video
Artist Medium: Audio/Sound; Fiber/Fabric; Photography