Stephen Lacy is an artist and educator living and working in Chicago, IL and Providence, RI. Academy Records was founded 2000 in Chicago, IL.
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, IL (2000)
MA, Ball State University; Muncie, IN (1997)
BS, Ball State University; Muncie, IN (1992)
Lacy participated in a collaborative project with Normal Editions Workshop, as part of the Visiting Artist Seminar in the School of Art at Illinois State University short-term residency: March 2015 with a public lecture at University Galleries.
Stephen Lacy signing prints at Normal Editions Workshop in March 2015
Sarah Smelser, Veda Rives, and Stephen Lacy during initial discussions for the print project's layers
Stephen Lacy's preparatory drawings for the multi-color lithographic project with Normal Editions Workshop
Stephen Lacy working to finalize Rubylith layers to use with positive photo-ltihographic plates
Stephen Lacy and Morgan Price talk about options while working with drawings and layers.
Micah Zavacky, Stephen Lacy, and Veda Rives mixing ink colors
Veda Rives and Sam Buchanan revealing the printed impression
Cara Kerchner and Veda Rives printing the blue ink for run two on the Academy Records print project
Sarah Smelser sponges the plate while Veda Rives prepares the roller during the proofing session
Morgan Price and Veda Rives printing run #3
Veda Rives and Morgan Price pulling a proof during run three of the Academy Records print project
Chris Hagen and Veda Rives printing run four
Morgan Price and Veda Rives printing run four
Close up view of details in the print--notice the look of graphite worked into brush strokes in the double layer of gray ink
Stephen Lacy reviewing proofs in deciding which color trial proof will be selected as the R.T.P (Right to Print) impression
Michael Wille observes the preparations for signing the completed edition for the Academy Records project
Stephen Lacy signing prints for the Academy Records project "Skip Softly My Moon Beams"