Stacy Arezou Mehrfar was raised in Port Washington, New York. Stacy earned her BA at the University of Wisconsin, Madison where she majored in both Film Production and English Literature. Upon returning to New York, Stacy worked as an assistant camera on various independent films. During this time she realized that what she lusted for was the perfect singular image so she left the world of motion pictures to focus on her passion for still photography. Stacy continued her studies and earned a degree from the International Center of Photography.
Her work has been printed in various publications including The New York Times Magazine, and has been collected by patrons throughout the United States. Her body of work Manhattan, was featured in the Fotofestiwal, a festival in Lodz, Poland, and her project American Palimpsests was chosen as a winner in the personal work category for the 2005 PDN Photo Annual. The photograph, “Morning After” was a winner in the Perth Centre For Photography Iris Awards. Stacyâ€™s images from the series CONTAINED are included in the Barclayâ€™s Bank Emerging Artist Collection.
Stacy is a recipient of the Camera Club of New York Residency. She has also participated in two artist residencies at the Makor/Steinhardt Center of the 92nd St Y.
Stacy Arezou Mehrfar continues to work and live in New York City.