Angela Guerra Walley is a San Antonio and Houston based multidisciplinary artist, co-founder of Walley Films, and frontwoman of the band Dreambored. A San Antonio native, Angela established Walley Films, an independent video production studio, in 2010 with her partner and 21-year collaborator, Mark Lee Walley. Walley Films is dedicated to creative collaboration and the documentation of the visual and performing arts. In 2018 their feature-length documentary directorial debut, Tia Chuck: A Portrait of Chuck Ramirez, won Jury Prize Best San Antonio Filmmaker at the San Antonio Film Festival. As a Producer and Director she has established long lasting partnerships creating contemporary art documentary series with Rice University Art Gallery, San Antonio Museum of Art, Moody Center for the Arts, FotoFest, and Glasstire. Her video clients have included Sesame Street, Art21, and the Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival. Walley Films’ short documentaries have been featured on National Geographic, Roger Ebert's Journal, The Atlantic, and NPR Picture Show.

Angela's photographic and video art collaborations have been presented at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, McNay Art Museum, Contemporary at Blue Star, Presa House, and Sala Diaz. Her band Dreambored has been featured on The Lonesome Lounge Sessions, KRTU’s Live and Local, and Texas Public Radio Live. In 2020 they released Loved Ones, a cathartic debut album finding the light through the darkness of grief. Angela’s collection of poetry celebrating the beauty of her queer and polyamorous relationships, Last Chance for a Sun, was released in May 2023.

Her debut solo exhibition, We Are Quilted Together, was presented in Main Space at Artpace San Antonio with support from the 2023 City of San Antonio Project Grant for Individual Artists. Angela’s installation works were on view in Death Rights, a group exhibition curated by Marian Casey that brought together a breadth of artists to radically reshape and reclaim our relationship to death. She is the inaugural artist-in-residence at cactus BARN, an independent artist run exhibition space located in the King William Historic District. Her site-specific exhibition, Just Resting Your Eyes, was on view at cactus BARN March 2nd - May 13th, 2024. Angela writes and performs original music under her own name and is currently producing her solo album, Harsh Like the Sun, and contributing songs to Dreambored's sophomore album, Lovers. She works from her home studio south of downtown San Antonio bringing together all her passions into a multidisciplinary art practice as a unifying act of personal healing.
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