Ana Campos was born in Porto, Portugal, 1953.
She is a jewellery designer, lecturer and was the coordinator of the Jewellery Art BA course and of the Post Graduation course at ESAD – Academy of Art and Design, in Matosinhos, Portugal.
She graduated in Communication Design at Fine Art Faculty, Porto University.
She studied jewellery design and technics at Ar.Co in Lisbon, and later at the Massana School in Barcelona, with a scholarship from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.
Her post-graduate studies in Intercultural Relations at the Open University in Porto led to a Masters Degree in Visual Anthropology. Following this last, her Master dissertation, presented in 2000, is entitled Sky and Sea: Ramón Puig, actor in the new jewellery scenario.
In November 2014, she presented her PhD studies in philosophy at UAB, Barcelona Autonomous University, directed by Gerard Vilar. This thesis is entitled Contemporary Jewellery: art and reflection.
In both her Master and PhD studies, she received the highest possible mark, concerning the mentioned universities: Master – Very Good; PhD – Excellent.