Artist Statement:
Anthony describes his work as a selfish endeavor of exploring his own personal demons and understanding the ever changing landscapes of life. It’s a reflection of the extreme ups and downs of life, the losses and gains and the mundane in between. An appreciation of moments and the exploration of memory. From an early age Anthony has had a series of stranger experiences, he prefers not to label it, but it’s shaped his perception of the world, and ultimately it puts a face to his vision in general. It’s a lead him through an array of lovely messes that unfold in ways he’d have never expected.
He grew up in the the Kansas City Missouri where he desperately wanted to escape. Being the weird closeted gay kid, he buried himself in skateboard and music culture. That was his biggest influences stylistically, and the range is rather dramatic at times. It’s gave him room to breathe and explore, to escape his nor to pleasant home life and pursue artistic endeavors from many angles. He often was involved in making zines, his own clothing line, selling quick drawings of album covers and whatnot to pay the bills. He played bass in a few hardcore straightedge bands, did music reviews and worked on some local skateboard graphics as well. as an adult, he moved to LA in his early 20’s and fell into a career in advertising for what would turn out to be 20, often grueling years. In those years he worked in the entertainment industry, and ad agency world for many years and went on to do freelance creative direction and illustration from the later 10 years. In that process he started painting again around 30 years old and slowly started to develop a sense of self, and a way to express his experiences with more depth. The loss of his little sister, the end of an 18 year relationship and a series of financial set backs eventually put life into perspective and he decided it was time to dedicate his attentions to his art without distractions. From KCMO, to Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Sedona Arizona, Austin Texas and now Albuquerque New Mexico, he feels like he’s really found a place to set some roots. Now working full time in a local art studio and pushing forward to his hearts content.



Press:
- Suggestivism Book - Feb 2019
- Revolver Magazine, commission painting - April 2018
- Bliss Magazine Artist Feature - March 2018
- Blopop Magazine July 2015
- Teros Magazine - 4 page spread April 2015
- Feathers of Inspirations - Out of Step books
- Catapult Magazine issue 24 - 12 page spread and interview
- Catapult Magazine issue 9 - 4 page spread.
- Aesthetic Now Magazing issue #2 - An 12 page article and interview.
- Babyboss Magazine issue# 8 - An 8 page interview about my work.
- Kustom Kicks book 08
- Feed Me Cool Shit Interview
- Adobe Creative Featured Artist
- FWA interview
- FITC 2006 Toronto Speaker (with Mike Kellogg)
- Stash DVD magazine. Issue 14
- Web Design Studios book
- Computer Arts UK, Full page illustration and 25 step tutorial on illustration.
- Rojo (Plus), two page illustration
- Rojo (limited), one page illustration
- ResFest Magazing, full page goofy photos of us Exopolis owners before the res studio tours
- Neomu (issue 2), two page illustration
- Portfolios Online (book), two page feature on my personal site

Shows:
- Made in New Mexico , group show. Stranger Factory ABQ, Jan 2020
- Everything's Illuminated , group show. Keep Contemporary Santa Fe, Dec 2019
- Re-Beginning - Paintguide , group show. Thinkspace Gallery LA, Nov 2019
- Salute 4 , group show. Nucleus Gallery PDX, Nov 2019
- LAX/MSY, group show. Thinkspace / Red Truck Gallery, August 2019
- LAX/SFO, group show. Thinkspace / Heron Arts, June 2019
- Pareidolia, group show. Antler Gallery PDX, Mar 2019
- Suggestivism, group show. Nucleus Gallery PDX, Jan 2019
- Microvisions, group show. Wow X Wow gallery, April 2018
- Other Worlds, group show. Helikon Gallery, Denver CO, March 2018
- Suggestivism, group show. Spoke Art New York, Feb 2018
- Which Way, That Way show, group show, First Amendment Gallery, San Francisco August 2017
- Annual Group Show, Knew Conscious, Denver July 2017
- Lightning Bolts and Little Sparks, group show, Wow X Wow, London December 2017
- Suggestivism, group show, Spoke Art Gallery, San Francisco December 2016
- Annual Group Show, Knew Conscious, Denver July 2016
- Annual Group Show, group show, Wind Horse Gallery, Kansas City December 2016
- PaintGuide show, group show, The Unit Gallery, London December 2015
- 25th Annual Mini show, group show, Abend Gallery, Denver CO December 2015
- Journey Into the Other - group show, FlatColor Gallery, Seattle WA May 2015
- Tres Anos, group show, As Issued Gallery Costa Mesa, CA September 2014
- Process of Purpose, group show, LeQuivive Gallery Oakland, CA August 2014
- Irrevert Ecclectic, group show, Madeline Gallery Boulder, CO July 2014
- Neu Folk Revival, group show, LeQuivive Gallery Oakland, CA November 2013
- Wild At Heart II - Beyond Eden, group show, Thinkspace Gallery Los Angeles, CA October 2013
- EleMental CommUnion, group show, Wind Horse Gallery Kansas City, MO Sept-Oct 2012
- Group show at Longhouse Studio. Phoenix AZ, July and August 2012
- "Friends on Small Spaces" B-Side Gallery, Phoenix AZ April 2012
- "Vibration" Group Show, at theSPACE. Phoenix Arizona August 2011
- "Boiling Art at the FREEZER" Group show. Milan Design Week - Milan, Italy - April 2011
- Guerrilla Aid "Art Series" - Group show, Downtown Los Angeles - July 2009
- December group show at Ghettogloss - Silverlake - Los Angeles - November 2008
- September group show at Hive Gallery. Beerotice - Los Angeles - June 2008
- Slaughter House Group show - Palm Springs California - May 2007
- Tsunami Relief Group Show - Los Angeles - July 2006
- Riskpress Gallery - Solo show -Los Angeles - August 2004
- Riskpress Gallery - Group show QDA - Los Angeles - March 2004


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