Candace D. Queen


Candace D. Queen is a multidisciplinary creative rooted in design and nourished by a passion for cultural archival + preservation. In addition to building brands from the ground up, she’s worked with established companies like Dove, Cantu Beauty, and ALDI. 

She’s been recognized as one of the 4A’s 100 People Who Make Advertising Great, a MAIPer to Watch, a Bill Sharp Award Honoree, and an ADCOLOR® FUTURE. Candace champions diversity through her work with ADCOLOR®, MAIP, the American Advertising Federation and as the founder of Blacks in Advertising, an organization dedicated to empowering and preserving the narratives of Black ad professionals.

Hailing from Port Arthur, TX and passionate about all things Trill, Chopped and Screwed, her work reflects her Creole roots in Southeast Texas, as well as her love for building communities and hacking culture codes.