Ana Maria Marcu was born in Romania and immigrated to Canada with her family in 1999. Ana Maria has recently finished her BFA in Photography at Concordia University in Montreal, she is now pursuing her own professional career as an artist. Presently Ana Maria is a studio assistant for artist Alexandra Rose Bischoff. Anas artistic practice is communicated through painting, video and performance, often as self-portraiture. She tends to work with themes of identity, sexuality, the internet and immigration. Through nudity, emotionality, and the gaze she confront and internalize her own vulnerability throughout her artistic practice.