Anthony M. Hartmeier was born in Portland, Oregon.
He attended private elementary school, public high school and graduated from the University of Oregon, earning a Bachelor of Science degree.
Anthony has had a lifelong relationship with exploring art, as an outlet of creative construction. At a young age, his father found him leaning out of the second story window of their home, dropping paint onto a canvas.
Early pieces were constructed on wood panels and covered from edge to edge with acrylics. Rarely did he use a brush and loved the interaction with the paint, throwing or dripping it on canvases.
Later, he constructed on wood slices, heavyweight paper and gallery stretched canvases; primarily using brushes and knives.
He currently uses many mediums to construct modern abstract expression works. His energy is predominating in his paintings and are diverse in color, bold and evocative.