Anthony Pedro was born and raised under the long shadow of New York City in New York’s Hudson Valley. In 2003 he received an Associates Degree in Graphic Design from SUNY Rockland Community College, and subsequently a BFA in Illustration from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Since then his paintings, and drawings have been shown in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Denver, Columbus, and Los Angeles art galleries. His work has also appeared in publications such as Marlin Magazine. The Golden Age of Illustration, natural history and sporting art, heavily influences his work. Anthony works mainly in acrylics, and currently lives in Portland, Oregon.
After earning a degree in Fisheries Technology from Mt. Hood Community College in 2018, Anthony has worked for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, the United States Forest Service, and the private aquaculture industry in remote Alaska. Anthony also volunteers as the Director of River Cleanups for the Sandy River Chapter of Northwest Steelheaders, and is a certified ODFW Angler Education instructor.