Since 1996 her still-life photographs have been exhibited in one-person exhibitions through out Portugal.
In 2003 she received a MA European Media Master in digital Photography in Holland and she was visitor teacher on Brazil and worked with indigenous communities of the Ceara and Amazonas State.
Ângela works in the collections of Mario Sequeira Gallery, Portugal, Foam Photographic Museum of Amsterdam, the Museum of Fine Arts Sound and Image, Ceará Brazil.
Recently Angela was nominated for photographer of the year of the BBC.
She lives in Portugal.