Toni graduated with top Honours and a Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design from Whanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand in 1998.
After leaving New Zealand in 1999 (where she gained numerous scholarships and awards at design school), all of her professional design work experience was in London and Sydney, working for advertising agencies like Saatchi & Saatchi and Masius. After moving to Melbourne in 2004 she had 2 daughters. With exhibitions at Brunswick Street Gallery, and a huge amount of varied work exhibited at Kensington Railway Station spanning the 5 years working at Kensington Community High School, Melbourne Australia. She also held an exhibition “His Little Gun” at Cage Me a Peacock Gallery in Melbourne in 2018.