Anthony grew up in Guimbal, Iloilo. As a child he showed great interest in the world of visual arts. He graduated with a Bachelor Degree of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the Western Institute of Technology. Anthony stared to seriously paint at the age of 19. With no formal training, he scanned magazines and interacted with senior artists. He took special interest in a style called cubism, adding his own flavor by experimenting his own combinations of hues and contrasts.