Born in Montreal, MaryAnn Camps is an Ottawa-based visual artist. She began painting full time in 2005. Prior to that, for over twenty years, she was a graphic designer in Toronto, Kingston and Ottawa. Since late 2016, her practice has had a photo-based focus. Her work is held in private collections in Canada, U.S., Europe and South America.
A synaesthete, her influences include painters Pierre Soulages, Gerhard Richter, Otto Donald Rogers and Tom Climent; photographers Josef Sudek, Frederick H. Evans and Fred Herzog; and musicians Nils Frahm, Medeski Martin and Wood, Radiohead, Brian Eno and Philip Glass.
Her work is held in private collections in Canada, U.S., Europe and South America.