Stacey Tyrell was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. She attended OCAD University where she majored in Photography. In 2012 she was chosen as one of the top emerging Canadian photographers by the Magenta Foundation's Flash Forward 2012. Her work has appeared in such shows as “Position As Desired: Contemporary African Canadian Photography” at the Royal Ontario Museum and “Photography NOW 2009” at the Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY. Her images are part of Heritage Canada’s permanent collection and Montreal Arts Intercuturels collection and have also appeared in such publications as Canadian Art, ARC Magazine, Prefix Photo and Applied Arts Magazine. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.