Anthony Palumbo was born in Michigan in 1980. He grew up in Pennsylvania and studied painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Upon graduating, he began exhibiting his artwork in galleries and working as a freelance illustrator with a focus on science fiction and fantastical imagery. His illustration clients include Wizards of the Coast, Dark Horse Comics, and Heavy Metal Magazine. He now works as a freelance concept artist in the entertainment industry, with clients such as Kabam Studios and Aftershock. He lives with fellow artist Winona Nelson in Philadelphia.