Toby Penney is a southern artist working in paint, photography, printmaking & multiple sculpture media. She creates work accepting, even glorifying simple objects & fleeting moments.
Penney holds a sculpture degree from Middle Tennessee State University. From 2005 until 2010 she held a Vitreography internship with Master Printmaker Judith O’Rourke at Harvey K. Littleton Studios, in Western North Carolina. She was honored when asked by the studio to photograph the process for the first Littleton sanctioned studio manual/ book about Vitreography. In the Fall of 2008 Toby was the guest artist in the printmaking department at Penland School of Craft, working with book/ paper artist Frank Brannon of Speak Easy Press.
Find Penney’s paintings in private & corporate collections and museums. . Her images can be found on the cover of Professional Artist Magazine and Hellbent Magazine and featured in Numinous Magazine, Feroce Magazine, and Polonium II, a book by David Downs, among others. Usually you can find her sharing her studio with her enchanting 5 year old daughter. Find out more about Toby on social media via @TobyPenney . In 2014 Lisa Gray interviewed Toby for Palette Pages. For a glimpse into her space & studio practices, go to www.thepalettepages.com/2014/08/18/tobypenney/ .