Anthony currently resides in Kansas, and has lived in Colorado and Japan. He started turning in 1969 on a homemade lathe.

He is a professional wood turner and has been teaching and demonstrating for twenty years – first locally and then around the country.

Anthony is an eclectic turner and, among other places, has work shown or showing in the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum, The National Museum of Toys / Miniatures, and The National Craft Gallery in Ireland.

He hand-chases threads in woods, hard and soft, brass, stone, ivory, horn, bone, seeds, sweet potatoes, banksia pods, plastics, etc.