Stephen Lacy is an artist and educator living and working in Chicago. He received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2000. His work has been reviewed in publications such as; Wire magazine, New City Chicago, and the New Art Examiner.  Lacy collaborates, exhibits and performs under the name Academy Records and has shown work in solo and group shows at Herron School of Art, the Art Gallery of Knoxville, University of Cincinnati, DePauw University, The Hyde Park Art Center, Linda Warren Gallery, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, among others.