Niamh Clancy was born in Ireland in 1975. She graduated with a joint honours degree in the History of Art and Fine Art from NACD, Dublin 1997 and with a Masters in Printmaking from the Royal College of Art, London 2002. Clancy has been a member of the Blackchurch Print studio since 1997, she currently lives and works in London as an artist and has established an editioning service for reputable artists based in England. She has exhibited in Europe and America. Clancy has received funding awards from the Arts Council of Ireland, Department of Foreign Affairs, Royal College of Art, and Queens University Belfast.
The recent works are a result of a residency in Norway. A narrative series of 24 etchings, about a woman who has an affinity with birds. The work incorporates artefacts from Stavanger’s museum collections, city scenes and island views.