Known for her dreamy aesthetic and affinity for counter-culture, Lacey Duke creates worlds that capture beauty with an edgy and fresh sensibility, and has a flair for fostering organic performances that illustrate authentic facets of the black female experience.
Lacey has created visuals for notable artists including Janelle Monáe, SZA, Bryson Tiller and H.E.R to name a few, the latter receiving a 2019 NAACP nomination for Best Music Video and a VMA nomination for Best R&B Video. She was also the recipient of the 2019 Prism Prize for Special Achievement for her contribution to music video art.
In 2019, Lacey expanded to the world of narrative filmmaking, making her television directorial debut on OWN’s award-winning series Queen Sugar.
More recently, Lacey joined PRETTYBIRD’s roster of creatives for advertising and branded entertainment direction. Her commercial credits include CoverGirl, Pantene, Samsung (starring Issa Rae) and Netflix’s Emmy-nominated promo “A Great Day in Hollywood” featuring among others, Ava DuVernay, Lena Waithe and Spike Lee.
Lacey is currently based in Atlanta, Georgia and is a Toronto native.