Anthony was born in Long Beach, California, in 1959, and from an early age showed a distinct interest in the arts. Throughout his formal education years Anthony would demonstrate his artistic talents, often entering student shows and contests, culminating in the coveted Long Beach Art Association student artist grand prize award in 1978.
Over the next twenty years, Anthony continued his artistic pursuits through graphic design and art direction, working for such companies as Lawrence Advertising, Family Living Publications, and TheHomeMag.
In 1996 Anthony decided to pursue his dream of becoming a fine artist and entered the Fine Art program at California State University at Fullerton. It was there he completed is Bachelor of Fine Art undergraduate work and earned his degree in drawing and painting with high honors.
While working on his bachelors degree Anthony was busy as a founding member of Legacy Arts, a co-op studio/gallery, located in the then new Artists Village, in Santa Ana, California.
Anthony has created art for various companies such as The Walt Disney Company, The National Football League, Major League Baseball, and The National Hokey League.