Hightower was born on July 5, 1972 in Lexington, SC. He received
a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Savannah College of
Art and Design in 1994 and has been working as a professional
illustrator ever since.
His Comics work includes Dish for Vineyard Press, and the shorts Graffitti and K.I.P: Breaking the Seal for the 803 Anthologies. He again teamed with inker Clayton Brown on the short, Years in the anthology Negative Burn for Desperado / Image Comics. In addition he has completed two more stories for Negative Burn: Slumber in issue #11 and Acid Rock in issue #13. He wrote and drew the short Down Rottingwood Road for the anthology Sequential Suicide: Rottingwood Road and wrote the story, In a Pig's Eye for the anthology Sequential Suicide: Slop both from 803 Studios. His latest project is the mini-series Gutwrencher written by Shannon Eric Denton, Keith Giffen, and Steve Niles for Shadowline Comics.
Among the most notable titles for White Wolf Publishing are: Werewolf: Kinfolk; Unsung Heroes, Werewolf: Wild West, Werewolf: Rage, Werewolf: Corax, Changeling: Book of Lost Dreams, Changeling: The Shadowcourt, Changeling: Arcadia; King Ironheart's Madness, Changeling: Arcadia; Wyld Hunt, Mage: Dreamspeakers, Mage:Book of Crafts, Vampire: Dark Ages, Vampire: Clanbook Setites and Wraith the Oblivion; Second Edition.
In addition he has worked on Legend of the Five Rings; and Heresy II, Dune, and Dune: Judge of the Change for Last Unicorn Games and Wizards of the Coast. He has also worked on New Aeon for Chaosium, Inc., Byzantium Secundus for Holistic Games, the Dune and Star Trek Role Playing Games for Last Unicorn Games, Star Trek Card Game for Decipher, and Warhammer 40,000 for Sabertooth Games. He has also appeared in Star Wars Insider and on Star Wars.com.
Anthony has exhibited paintings in South Carolina and Georgia, including the annual Lexington Art Council Exhibit and the South Carolina State Fair. In 1999 he won the John and Jane Dunbar Merit Award at the South Carolina State Fair. His painting Chrysalis is a part of the 1999 South Carolina State Fair Traveling Exhibit, which toured colleges and galleries across the state.
visit his website: anthonyhightower.org