Anthony is a lecturer for Wigan Council in the adult and community learning sector providing classes and demonstrations to art groups and students throughout the region.
As a freelance lecturer he travels around Lancashire and Cheshire and teaches at his own art groups in the Wigan Borough.
Anthony is a member of NAPA, the National Acrylic Painters Association and MIFL, Member of the Institute for Learning predominantly a figurative painter with a prolific output, which often overflows into the disciplines of landscape, still life and abstract painting. Chiefly commissioned based his vast experience and natural talent for capturing the underlying character of his sitters have led to numerous projects, he has exhibited throughout the UK and has work in private collections across Europe and the USA.
In 2011 he won the Judges Choice award at the Astley Hall Biennial Open Exhibition. Also in 2011 he won 2nd prize for the best painting SKarts, Stockport Open Art Exhibiton.
In 2005 he won 1st prize in the prestigious Art of Love Exhibition at the Oxo Tower Wharf in London with his painting The Others
September 2007 he won the Daler Rowney best British painting category at the NAPA 23rd International Exhibition, held at the Ludlow Assembly Rooms in Shropshire.