Clancy Gibson was born in North Vancouver in 1950. He studied at Capilano College and Emily Carr School of Art in Vancouver, Canada. Clancy moved to Toronto in 1979 and focussed on a successful career as a commercial artist. His work for magazines and corporate campaigns has been published internationally.
Clancy has won numerous awards from Art Directors Clubs of Vancouver, Toronto and New York. Clancy returned to his hometown of Vancouver in 1993, where he still continues his commercial work. Inspiraton for his painting has always been the landscape, and his west coast environs of the water and plantlife are reflected in his work.