Carl Giffney b. Waterford, Ireland, 1983. Giffney is a graduate of Irelands National College of Art and Design (NCAD) and the Irish Institute of Art, Design & Technology (IADT) holding first class honour BA and MA degrees respectively. He also studied at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, before completing his post-graduate studies in 2011. He is co-founder and director of The Good Hatchery, an experimental artist led initiative in the bog lands of Offaly, Ireland (2007-2016). Carl Giffney is the recipient of the Irish Arts Councils Visual Artists Bursary 2017.
From 2013-2018 he participates inFrontiers in Retreat, a multi-disciplinary residency platform in Finland, Scotland, Latvia, Serbia, Iceland, Spain and Lithuania, supported by the EU Culture fund.(artists website)