Angela Past is the Senior Specialist for the 20th Century Decorative Arts Department at Bonhams in Los Angeles. She handles the company's West Coast appraisals, auctions, business development and client support for global clientele.
Past has been a contact for buyers and sellers of 20th century decorative arts since 2005. A noted Appraiser, she possesses more than 20 years of experience in her field.
Prior to her current position at Bonhams, from 2000 to 2005, Past owned and operated Angela Past Art Consulting & Appraising. From 1987 to 2000, she worked at Bonhams as an Appraiser. Before joining the company, she worked in the real estate profession, which she left to pursue her interest in antiques.
Past was educated at the University of British Columbia where she earned her BComm in Urban Land Economics. She later completed a Works of Art course at an international auction house in London, in addition to various internships.
She has been interviewed by leading publications and was a staple on the HGTV series "Appraise It!" from 1998 to 2001. She has also appeared on PBS' "Antiques Roadshow®."