Stacey Tyrell was born and raised in Toronto, ON, Canada. She attended the Ontario College of Art and Design 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 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 Pictures From Paradise: A survey of Contemporary Caribbean Photographers, Canadian Art Magazine, ARC Magazine, Prefix Photo and Applied Arts Magazine.