Lädy is a street tag created by Lädy Millard, a graffiti artist, working in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. After moving from Jamaica West Indies in the early eighties, she attended an art school in the South Side of Jamaica Queens called the New Breed School of the Arts with formal training in fashion and ballet. AT the age of 17 she attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and began surveying the New York City environment looking for ways to fill the gaps of the art culture with her very own creativity. She stayed away from graffiti thinking that it was not an art form. This changed after meeting Doze Green and Shepard Fairey on Spring Street in 2005.
Lädy’s art has explored common iconography of femininity, the demise of culture and class, and her art pervades the walls of the Lower East Side of Manhattan makes a claim of power to people without a voice.
Lädy is not only a graffiti artist but a social commentator and street anthropologist as she sends a message to her spectators about the meaning of the “Lady” in our society. Redefining the gender and incorporating her environment to manipulate the audience's view and the reality that they perceive.