Angela Palmer is represented by Waterhouse and Dodd, 26 Cork Street, London W1S 3ND.  Visit the artist’s website at


George Watson’s Ladies College, Edinburgh

BA, Exeter College, University of Oxford, The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art

MA, Royal College of Art, London


2012 ‘Ghost Forest’ The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire

2012 Life Lines, solo show, Waterhouse and Dodd, Cork Street, London

2011 Egyptian Child Mummy sculpture, Ashmolean Museum (permanent collection)

2011 ‘Unwrapped’: an Egyptian Child Mummy, Cast Gallery Ashmolean Museum

2010-2012 ‘Ghost Forest’ installation, lawn of Oxford University’s Museum of Natural History and the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford

2009 ‘Ghost Forest’ installation, Thorvaldsens Plads, Copenhagen, coinciding with the UN Climate Change Conference

2009 ‘Ghost Forest’ installation, Trafalgar Square, London

2009 ‘Breathing In’, featuring the artist’s journey to the most and least polluted places on earth, Wellcome Collection, Euston  Road, London

2008 Solo show, Waterhouse and Dodd, Cork Street, London

2007 Royal College of Art Society, Thames and Hudson Award

2007 Winner, Polly Campbell Award, Jerwood Space, London

2007 Solo show, Hunterian Museum at The Royal College of Surgeons

2006 Fleming Collection, Berkeley Street, London

2006 Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh

2006 Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle

2005 Royal Academy, Summer Exhibition

2005 Bourne Fine Art, Edinburgh 2004 Winchester Festival of Science and Art

2004 Modern Art Oxford

2003 Fine Art Society, New Bond Street, London W1

Group shows London, Edinburgh, Paris, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, New York, Palm Beach


Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Exeter College, University of Oxford

Institute of Medical Sciences, Aberdeen University

Laurence Graff

Pembroke College, University of Oxford

Royal Bank of Scotland

Wellcome Trust, London


2009- 2011 Ghost Forest has been covered by a large number of publications and television stations.  Much of this can be found in the News & Videos section of this website:

2008 May “Ghost Toddler from Ancient Egypt on Show as Art,” The Daily Telegraph

2008 May Profile ‘Unravelled’ solo show, BBC Television News

2007 July “The cleanest place on earth – and the dirtiest”, The Guardian

2007 May “New world of interiors, when science meets art”, The Times

2007 Feb “Artist Gets Inside the Human Body,” BBC

2006 Dec Cover, The Lancet magazine


Dr Andrew Mitchell, Director, The Global Canopy Programme, John Kreb’s Field Station, Oxford

Professor Yadvinder Malhi, Director, Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests, University of Oxford

Professor Fritz Vollrath, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

Dr William Hawthorne, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford

Ntim Gyakari, former curator, Herbarium, Kumasi, Ghana

Ian Curtis, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford

Dr Renata Weller, Department of Clinical Sciences, The Royal Veterinary College, Herts

Dr Helen Whitehouse, Curator, Egyptian Collection, The Ashmolean

Dr Yiannis Ventikos, University of Oxford (Bio-fluidics)

Dr Mark Lythgoe, University College London

Dr David Thomas, University College London

Dr Milton Mermikides, Royal Academy of Music Professor Frank Smith, Aberdeen University

Dr Stephen Golding and Dr Chris Alvey, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Professor Tadj Oreszczyn and Dr Marcella Ucci, University College London

Dr Barbara Hart, L’Elziere, France (dust mite project)

Dr Jill Cainey, Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organisation (atmospheric research: Global Warming installation)

Previous career in journalism

1994-98 Hong Kong

1992-93 Editor, ELLE

1989-92 Magazine Editor, The Observer

1986-88 News Editor, The Observer

1984-86 Editor PHS, The Times

1982-84 The Daily Telegraph

1980 Journalist of the Year, Scotland


2009 Dec  Speaker, International School, Copenhagen

2009 Nov  Speaker, Dana Centre, Science Museum, London

2009 June  Speaker, Crucible Programme, NESTA

2009 May  Talk on Air Pollution, The Wellcome Trust, London

2009 May  Speaker, ‘Art and Science’, Pembroke College, University of Oxford

2009 Feb  Speaker, Vice-Chancellor’s Research Forum, ‘Creativity: Interaction with the Material World’, University of Oxford