Stacey Tyrell was born and raised in Toronto, ON, Canada. She attended OCAD University where she majored in Photography. Her work predominantly deals with themes of identity, race and heritage as it pertains to post-colonial societies and the Caribbean Diaspora. Her work has appeared in such shows as Flash Forward 2012 at the Magenta Foundation, Position As Desired: Contemporary African Canadian Photography at the Royal Ontario Museum and the Canadian Museum for Immigration at Pier 21, MLK50 at the Places des Arts, PQ and Photography NOW 2009 at the Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY. Her images are part of Heritage Canada and the Montreal Arts Interculturels Collections permanent collections and have appeared in such publications as European Photography, Marie Claire South Africa, Pictures From Paradise: A survey of Contemporary Caribbean Photographers, Canadian Art Magazine, ARC Magazine, Prefix Photo and Applied Arts Magazine. She has also participated on various panels including the Canada Council for the Arts Next Generation Sounding 2013. She currently is based in Brooklyn, NY, USA.