Lacey McKinney (B. 1984) lives and works in Central New York. McKinney has exhibited work at the Everson Museum and Light Work (Syracuse), Mana Contemporary (Jersey City), NARS Foundation (Brooklyn), Novado Gallery (Jersey City), Pen & Brush (New York City), Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center (Auburn), The University of North Carolina (Charlotte), Urban Zen (New York City), across New York State and the East coast. Many private collections hold her work. Publications featuring her work include Light Work Annual 2023, ARTnews, Art Zealous, Cultured Magazine, and Huffington Post. Residencies include Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts (Ithaca), Fremantle Arts Centre (Australia), and McColl Center for Art + Innovation (Charlotte). She received a Light Work Grant in Photography in 2022 and a NYSCA Keep NYS Creating grant in 2020. She holds an MFA from SUNY New Paltz and BFA and MA from SUNY Oswego.