Angel was born in Germany to a Dynasty of Dancers and Actors and grew up behind the stages of the largest German speaking Theaters and Television sets. She studied Theater for 4 semesters in a famous acting school in Berlin. Angel saw the world at a young age, her camera always ready, she also lived in England, France, and the Canary Islands, Spain. She took all of the English Rock Band “The Shamrocks” publicity photos and her work was used for posters and one of the group’s record cover.
Her photographs, one taken in Taiwan “The Chinese Gardener” and “Inquisitive Minds” (a photo of her dog at her pond), are found in 2 individual Coffee Table Books issued by the International Library of Photography.
Angel came to America almost 30 years ago and lived several years in Alaska. She absolutely loved the Alaskan Wilderness, for her it was a photographer’s heaven. Here she also started to garden and to enjoy taking images of wildflowers and wildlife.
In 1996 the Rutherford’s moved to Sierra Vista. In 97 Angel became a Cochise County Master Gardener and a member of the SV Area Gardeners Club. Her qualification is in Desert and Water Gardening. She also has a monthly column in the “Herald” and teaches occasionally Pond building and maintenance classes at Cochise College. For several years she became the photographer for the Cochise Cowboy Poet and Music Gathering.
Angel is also interested in other mediums and methods and has been taking classes and workshops with local Artists. She paints in oil, acrylic, watercolor and scratch-board engraving and ink. She is a member of the Huachuca Art Association and the Tombstone Art Association, and you can find her on Face book: Angel Rutherford
Visit her website at www.angelfrogs.com .