Diane Lacy is a freelance western artist and photographer from Fort Davis, Texas whose work has been featured in newspapers, magazines, covers of books and in various publications such as SPIRIT: Cowboys, Horses, Earth and Sky; Cowboys and Indians, The Cattlemen, Texas Hereford, PAISANO The Story of a Cowboy and a Campmeeting and many others.
Her western photography won First Place at the Annual Texas Ranch Roundup in Wichita Falls in 1996, the People’s Choice Award in 1997 and 1998 at the American Photography Exhibition, and two Honorable Mentions in 1999. She was also chosen to exhibit in the TPS Governor’s Exhibition, touring Texas galleries through 2000 and won a Second Place Award in the Ninth Annual Fall American Photographic Competition and Exhibition 2000 at the Museum of The American West, Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico.
Lacy is currently serving a second term as County Commissioner of Jeff Davis County. She is the Chairman of and writer for the DMTPHA project to publish the “Conservation Roundup” which is distributed free to schools to better educate young people about ranch life, land, livestock and wildlife management. It is supported by sponsors who maintain a vital interest in the future of the livestock industry.