Angel Oloshove (b. 1981) studied painting at California College of the Arts. She worked in graphic design and toy development in Tokyo, for six years.
Oloshove's work often incorporates with painterly glazes to express feelings of transcendental experiences through form and color. She has balance a fine art practice of sculptural ceramics, and has her own line of functional design pottery carried by design boutiques throughout the United States. In 2017, her studio practice expanded into painting and printmaking, culminating in an editioned artist book with Aventures LTD Press.
Her exhibition Floating Worlds was selected as a Critic’s Pick for the April 2015 issue of ArtForum. In 2015, she was named one of "Ten Modern Ceramists Shaping the Future" by AnOther Magazine. In July 2018 she was featured in Monthly Ceramic Magazine in Korea and was a contribution author to LULA JAPAN magazine that same month. Angel’s ceramic designs and artworks were shown at the inaugural Texas Design Now at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. In 2017, she was invited to have a solo exhibition at the Elizabet Ney Museum (Austin, TX). Oloshove's work was included in the seminal “Terra Incognita” exhibition at craft design hub Plant Seven (High Point, NC).
She was a finalist for the 2015 and 2018 Houston Artadia Award, was a nominee for the 2016 and 2017 Joan Mitchell Foundation grant and is a current resident artist at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.