Tony began drawing at an early age and showed a natural understanding of perspective, receiving
awards from the Royal Drawing Society at the age of 8 years.
Married with 2 daughters, he has lived in Woking for over 25 years.
Trained as a student in Fine Arts at Kingston School of Art under the direction of Wilfred
Fairclough RWS, Alfred Heyworth RWS and other contemporary artists. He was awarded a
National Diploma in Design in 1960.
Many of Tony's works are local landscapes in Surrey, depicting the typical British country
scene, including places of interest, historical sites and portraits of private houses owned
by local residents. Other work has resulted from study of varying landscapes and seascapes
His paintings are influenced by an architectural career spanning 30 years, where the
structural elements are closely observed to support the composition.
Tony has taught at secondary school level and is actively involved in teaching at Adult
Education Centres as well as giving private tuition.
Visuals prepared as part of an extensive restoration of an 18th century grotto for
Painshill Park Trust assisted in achieving a financial grant for the restoration from the
Europa Nostra Fund. He co-ordinated the exhibition of paintings and photographs for
the Woking Pops Concert in 1999.
A member of Woking Art Society, Tony exhibits regularly in many local venues.