What was her educational background?

  • Bachelor of Design, Newcomb College, Art School
  • Master of Arts, School of Architecture, Tulane University
  • Parsons School, Paris branch
  • Studied Sculpture in private studios of Antione Bourdelle, Paris and at the Academie dela Grande Chaumiere, Paris and in Charles Keck studio in New York
  • Courses in Ceramics and Pottery Design, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University

Did she always live in New Orleans?

Yes, except for the studying in Paris 1925-1928 and 1953-1955 when completing work on the Bienville Monument in Paris

Was she ever an art instructor?

Yes, Arts and Crafts Club, New Orleans; Newcomb Art School; New Orleans Academy of Art; Gulf Park College, Gulfport, Mississippi; St. Mary’s Dominican College

On what public buildings can we view her work?

  • New Orleans Criminal Courthouse
  • Tulane School of Medicine, Hutchinson Building
  • Louisiana State Capitol
  • St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, LA
  • McAlister Auditorium, Tulane University
  • Jones Hall (formerly Howard-Tilton Memorial Library), Tulane University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Acadiana Center for the Art Building, formerly First Nation Bank of Lafayette
  • St. Gabriel Catholic Church, St. Gabriel, LA
  • Archdiocesan Administration Building, New Orleans, LA
  • Dominican High School, work formerly at St. Mary’s Dominican College
  • Watermark Hotel, formerly Louisiana National Bank

How did she meet Joseph Campbell?

When in Paris in 1926, H.K. Stone, a professor from Tulane University, introduced her to Campbell who was studying at the Sorbonne

Is anything named after her?

Yes, The Gregory Restaurant in Watermark Hotel, Baton Rouge, LA.  Angela was commissioned by The Louisiana National Bank and she sculpted eight, large murals depicted Louisiana and Baton Rouge.  Several years ago, the old bank building was purchased and renovated into the Watermark Hotel.  During the renovation process, the murals were carefully restored and is now upper perimeter of the restaurant.

Was she the only woman to study with Antione Bourdelle?

No, not the only woman but the only American.

How old was she when she received her first commission for architectural sculpture?

Twenty six when she began work on the New Orleans Criminal Court House.

What was her first bronze sculpture?

A little Goose first cast in Paris and sold to Tiffany’s in Paris

Can any of her work still be cast?

There are a limited number of pieces that have not yet reached the maximum number of castings in bronze or in stone.

Is there a complete list of her sculptural works?

The Appendix of A Dream and a Chisel lists all of her sculptural works and their locations, if known, in 2017.