From his Studio in Fittleworth, West Sussex, Tony Pettman combines his love of cars with art, creating paintings and digital art prints as well as working in the car industry as a freelance designer working for many automotive companies over the years.
Tony has loved cars since he was 6 years old when his father took him to his first Motor Show.
It was not until he was 13 years old that he realised that he could actually get a job combining his love of art and cars.
In 1981 Tony attended West Sussex College of Design in Worthing studying Product Design, upon graduating he started at IAD UK ltd in 1985 as a Designer.
It was here that John Shute, IAD UK Ltd’s owner and Chairman, sponsored him to the Royal College of Art in 1987.
In 1989 Tony graduated with a Masters Degree in Automotive Design. His expertise has taken him all over the world working for such illustrious names as Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Volvo Cars, SAAB, Mitsubishi, Daf Trucks and Nissan to name a few.