Angela Past is the Senior Specialist for the Decorative Arts Department at Bonhams in Los Angeles. She contributes to the company's West Coast appraisals, auctions, business development and client support for global clientele, securing consignments for Bonhams Furniture & Decorative Arts department, sales of which are held three to four times annually in Los Angeles.
She has contributed to several major auctions including the Jackie Collins Estate (Jackie Collins - A Life in Chapters), The Collection of William M. Keck, II, the Collection of Sir Daniel Donohue, and The Owston Collection.
Angela began her career in 1986 at Butterfield & Butterfield and possesses more than 30 years of experience in her field.
Angela was educated at the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business where she earned her Bachelor of Commerce in Urban Land Economics. She later completed the Works of Art course at Christie's auction house.
She has been interviewed by leading publications and was a staple on the HGTV series Appraise It! She has also appeared on PBS' Antiques Roadshow®.