Graduated in Painting from Escola Superior de Belas-Artes de Lisboa in 1984. Held a Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian grant from 1985 to 1987. Studied Metal Engraving under Bartolomeu Cid, Casa das Artes de Tavira (1989). Artist-in- residence at Museu de Arte Contemporânea – Fortaleza de São Tiago, Funchal (1998/1999). In 1995, the Lisbon Metro invited her to create a tile mural for the Alvalade station. In 1997, she created, by invitation of Instituto Português do Património Arquitectónico, a china cup within the scope of the “Um Artista, um Monumento” project.
In 2002, again by invitation of the Lisbon Metro, she designed several tile murals for the Alfornelos station.
Ana Vidigal’s many solo exhibitions include “Arpad e as cinco”, at Fundação Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva, in Lisbon (2020), “the brain is deeper than the sea” – Outros Olhares, Novos projectos, Museu do Chiado – MNAC, Lisbon (2011), and “Menina Limpa Menina Suja”, an anthological exhibition presented at Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian 2010.