Niamh Clancy was born in Ireland in 1975. She graduated with a joint honours degree in the History of Art and Fine Art from NCAD, Dublin 1997 and with a Masters in Printmaking from the Royal College of Art, London 2002. Clancy 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.
Her work incorporates contemporary news stories, classic fairytales and fictional narratives based on research and site-specific observation.