Anita Toney Biography

Anita Toney




Born in New York, NY, on December 21, 1948 printmaker Anita Toney earned a BFA at Syracuse University in 1970, and a MA in 1977 at San Francisco State University. The artist lives and works in Fairfax, CA and has taught printmaking at City College of San Francisco since 1979. She currently teaches classes at the Fort Mason Campus as part of their art program.

Most recently her etchings have been included in 3 Bay Area
printmaking shows: Anita Toney/ Diane Johnson at the Emeritus Center, College of Marin, California Etchers Currents at Diablo Valley College and Paper & Pressure, A Printmaker’s Pop-Up in San Francisco. In 2015, her work was featured at the Gallatin River Gallery, The Earth & Sky XV in Big Sky, Montana. Anita has participated in SF Open Studio with the Bay Area Printmakers. Locally she has shown her etchings in Marinscapes in Larkspur, CA and West Marin Wild in Pt. Reyes CA.

In 2003, she was a featured artist with her father, noted painter, Anthony Toney, in a Father/Daughter Retrospective at the College of Marin, CA and was included in Landscape Real and Ideal at the Collectors Gallery, Oakland Museum of California.

Galleries that carry her etchings include the Nancy Dodds Gallery in Carmel, CA, the Images Gallery in Briarcliff, NY, the Gallatin River Gallery in Big Sky, MT, and the Andrea Schwartz Gallery in San Francisco.

Her work has also been included in exhibitions at the City Arts Gallery of City College of San Francisco, Editions Limited Gallery in Indianapolis, IN, as well as at Le Celle Gallery, San Anselmo, CA, Juniper Gallery, Napa, CA, the Rasmussen Art Gallery, Angwin, CA, and Nardin Fine Arts, Cross River, NY. Anita has been a recipient of the Leo Meissner Prize from the National Academy and the American Arts Award from the Audubon Artists. She has been a member of the National Academy in NYC since 1995.

Biography from the artist's MesArt website