After completing a degree in Fine Art (sculpture) at Sheffield Art College in 1983, Anthony spent 6 years working in collaboration with other artists, musicians and film makers, on may innovative performances, happenings, films, artworks and alternative music recordings,

most notability with Fabricata Illuminata, In the Nursery, The Anti Group and Roberta Graham.  He also produced illustrations and graphic works, under the name Metroviral Visuals.

Around '89, Anthony began creating sculptural exhibits for museums and Heritage centers, and has built quite a reputation for himself, with clients such as English Heritage and The Natural History Museum, as a consummate professional producing high quality works to budget, and on time. In 1999, Anthony started to work with Yinka Shonibare, an Anglo/Nigerian artist who is based in London, and Mary Chariton, costume maker extraordinaire.  Since then we have created many significant artworks, which let to Yinka;s short listing for The Turner Prize 2005, many successful show worldwide, and ultimately his award of an MBE in 2006.  Work continues.  Anthony's first large scale sculptural commission in bronze, "The Enchanting World of Beatrix Potter:. was unveiled in Bowness on Windermere in Cumbria, in April 2006, in the presence of Renee Zellweger and the cast of crew of the movie "Miss Potter:/  Anthony would like to invite enquiries form anyone who is responsible for commissions for sculpture (public or private), with a view to submitting proposals for, and ultimately creating such unique and timeless artworks.



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