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Angelo Surmelis

Biography

Angelo Surmelis

Angelo Surmelis is a German-born professional designer who resides in Los Angeles. He has been a professional designer since 1995. His clients included entertainment companies, television shows, as well as private individuals. Surmelis was a designer on the TLC program "Clean Sweep," the Lifetime program "Merge," and the Style Network program "My Celebrity Home." He then was host and designer on HGTV's "24 Hour Design" for four seasons and then three seasons of the HGTV series "Rate My Space" with Angelo Surmelis. He has appeared in the book CONQUER THE CLUTTER.

Surmelis has appeared on NBC's "The Today Show," CNN, "Good Morning America," "Extra," "The Tyra Banks Show," and "Good Day Live."

Surmelis, a Greek national, grew up in Greece. His family immigrated to Chicago when he was six and later he attended Columbia College there. He was a stage and screen actor in Chicago, New York City and Los Angeles. As an actor Surmelis has appeared on "Saturday Night Live," "Port Charles," "General Hospital," and "Angel."

THE DANGEROUS ART OF BLENDING IN is Surmelis's first book.

Angelo Surmelis

Books by Angelo Surmelis

by Angelo Surmelis - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Romance, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

Seventeen-year-old Evan Panos doesn’t know where he fits in. His strict Greek mother refuses to see him as anything but a disappointment. His quiet, workaholic father is a staunch believer in avoiding any kind of conflict. And his best friend, Henry, has somehow become distractingly attractive over the summer. Evan finds that his only escape is to draw in an abandoned monastery that feels as lonely as he is. And yes, he kissed one guy over the summer. But it’s Henry who’s now proving to be irresistible. But as things with Henry heat up, and his mother’s abuse escalates, Evan has to decide how to find his voice in a world where he has survived so long by being silent.