Vidan was born in the picturesque city of Perugia, which is nestled between the elegant cities of Rome and Florence. In his youth, Vidan realizes immediately his passion for the arts
His vocation was established instantly and pursued with zeal thus attending some of the finest art schools in Italy to include the Liceo Artistico di Milano and later the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Brera
Moving to the U.S in 1988, Vidan began a career in the book cover industry as a romance artist. For over fifteen years he worked for such notable and prestigious publishers as Doubleday, Harper-Collins, Harlequin, Zebra, Berkeley and Ballantine. At the same time , he created art for the Vogue Italia, TV Guide, Snapshots, and Mary Knoll greeting cards.
But Vidan has always pursued his love of fine art and his masterful work as a portrait artist. In 2002, he began to paint for galleries, and now his work can be seen in galleries all over the country as he continues to create beautiful and inspiring pieces of art