Born in Sunderland, Tony is based in Staffordshire. He studied ceramics at Preston Polytechnic before working in the pottery industry in Stoke, which included two years designing at Coalport China.
He now specialises in fine porcelain decorated with precious metal lustres. The pieces are fired as many as six or seven times.
He is a member of The Craft Potters Association and is frequently featured in the consumer press. His work has been exhibited in Edinburgh, Bath and Cambridge, and recently in New York.