Born in Montreal, MaryAnn Camps is an Ottawa, Canada-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.
A synesthete, her influences include painters Pierre Soulages, Gerhard Richter, Otto Donald Rogers and Tom Climent; photographer/painter László Moholy-Nagy; photographers André Kertész, Saul Leiter, Josef Sudek, Frederick H. Evans and Fred Herzog; and composers/musicians Nils Frahm, Medeski Martin and Wood, Radiohead, Brian Eno, John Coltrane, Erik Satie and Philip Glass.
Her work is held in private collections in Canada, U.S., Europe and South America. She is represented by gallery Studio Sixty Six in Ottawa, Canada.