Joy has been a freelance artist for over 30 years, and has worked in the advertising industry as a story board artist, and illustrator.
She has won first place recognition for Mobius Advertising Award for her art and design.
She has worked in the publishing industry as a childrens book illustrator, and has illustrated over 35 children’s books, which have been distributed worldwide.
She also worked in London advertising agencies, doing art and design for the theatre. She has worked in an animation studio in Melbourne, as a background artist for a children’s animation series, using Photoshop.
Her fine art has been exhibited in Bayside art galleries for many years, and her portrait work continues to be commissioned. (Examples of portraits can be found at her Instagram page - Joy Antonie )
After exhausting many artistic fields, her passion for art has led her to tattooing, where she has found a home!
She brings with her many years of experience as an artist and designer.