Sometimes, as an artist, we can get in front of the canvas and then totally blank. Where did all that creativity and excitement to paint come from before? Because it’s...
Joyful Art for Joyful Folks
Bringing happy colors to all things travel, nature, & those furry friends we call cats.
Hi! I’m Angela
COME ON IN, TAKE A SEAT — I'LL MAKE THE DANDELION TEA. Here’s a list of some things I love: travel, biking, community gardens, cats (duh!), and making art that brings people joy!
Really, there’s nothing more exciting to me than plopping down after a morning cycle, grabbing a sharp pencil and a blank piece of paper, and dreaming up my next collection.
Because every logo design, dinnerware set, magazine spread, or custom painting has a story to tell. And I want to make sure it’s told in the most inspiring, entertaining, and fun way possible!
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Gift givers, art-enthusiasts, fans of nature & travel rejoice! Your next adorable mug, sticker, or wall art is just a few clicks away.
FOX2 Now - St. Louis TV
Local author gives tutorial on how to properly pet a cat. Author Angela Staehling explains the do’s and dont’s of petting cats. Watch here.
NPR - St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis author shares tips on ‘How to Pet a Cat’ — with Sarah Fenske of St. Louis Public Radio. Listen here.
NPR - East End to Westchester
Angela Staehling talks about her inspiration for writing and illustrating the charming yet practical guide How to Pet a Cat on Dog Talk®(and Kitties Too!). Listen here.
Spill all the deets on your goals, favorite illustration style, and time frame. We’ll work together to create a game plan that fits your needs.
I’ll provide sketches and progress photos throughout your commission to guarantee you’re 100% happy with your new, totally unique piece of art. Plus, you’ll get to see little tastes of it as it grows into a happy painting.
Share your beautiful art with the world. Gift it to a friend, hang it above your toilet, or let your cat have it — it’s all up to you now.
PGA Ryder Cup Player Gifts — 2021
Collaboration with Nicki and Steve Stricker, Professional Golfer & PGA Ryder Cup Captain in Kohler, Wisconsin.
How To Pet a Cat Book
Collaboration with Olivia Roberts, Editor at Chronicle Books, to illustrate and write a fun guide to petting cats.
Midwest Living Magazine
Collaboration with Mary-Beth Rouse, Creative Director at Midwest Living Magazine, to illustrate a feature article.
I always knew I wanted to be an artist. After graduating the University of Illinois in 1992 with a degree in graphic design, I took a handful of 9-5 jobs,...
Who doesn’t know how to pet a cat, right? That’s what I thought until an unexpected family conversation and a little inspirational lightbulb got me thinking. Hmmmm...