Born Ireland 1945, Tony studied at the Walthamstow College of Art from 1963-64 then at the Maidstone College of Art, National Diploma in Art & Design, Graphic Design (Honours) from 1964-68. He was awarded an Anglo-French Scholarship to Paris for printmaking in 1968. From 1968 to 1990 he lived in Saffron Walden, Essex and worked in London at Central Saint Martin’s School of Art in the printmaking section. He visited Australia annually to do bush drawings from 1981 to 1990, migrating here in 1991. Currently living in Mittagong NSW, working as a full time artist & teaching etching at the B.D.A.S. Bowral.