Margareth Dorigatti was born in Bolzano (Italy) in 1954. In 1973 she enrolled in the Accademia di Belle Arti in Venice, where she studied with Emilio Vedova. In 1975, she moved to Berlin to study Painting, Graphics and Photography at the Universität der Künste. In 1977 she founded an Atelier frequented by eminent artists and theatre people living in Berlin.
In 1980 she began exhibiting her work in private galleries in Berlin.
In 1983, with Joachim Szymzcak, she devised and completed an enormous project for decorating the Berlin subway network: 75 paintings in eight different stations.
She won the Internationalen Bauausstellung competition for the decoration of the façade of a historic Kreuzberg house.
Following her degree in Visual Communications, in 1983 she moved to Rome, where she has continued her work as a painter.
She has exhibited in Italy and abroad in private galleries, public venues and museums (Rome, Paris, Milan, Pescara, Bolzano, Modena, Bologna, Berlin, Nimes, Lyon, Cologne, Bonn, etc.). She has taken part in various international Biennial and Triennial shows, including the Venice Biennale.
Her works belong to various public collections, including The Vatican Museums (Rome), “Rottenbuch-Palais” (Bolzano), Collezione “Kreutzer Eccel” (Bolzano), Musei Altoatesini (Bolzano), Palazzo della Provincia (Bolzano), Galleria Stella (Bolzano), Oper Köln (Cologne), “Sparkasse” Savings Bank (Brunico), Palazzo Barberini (Palestrina), Pulsklinik Hospital (Berlino).
From 2004 to 2021 she held the Chair of Decoration at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome, having previously occupied the same position at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna. Moreover, she has taught as visiting professor at the Universität der Künste in Berlin, the Akademie der Künste in Munich and at the Libera Università of Bolzano.