A computer graphics artist and amateur photographer, Tony Fling is a 1999 graduate of Richland Northeast High School in Columbia and holds Associates Degrees in Liberal Studies and Web Design from Midlands Technical College, a B.A. in Liberal Studies with an emphasis on Computer Technology from Limestone College and a Master's Degree in Instructional Technology from Fort Hays State University. Fling has been working with computer imagery for 19 years and has expanded his realm of study to include web design and photography. Most of Fling’s works have been developed from his own experiences and beliefs. Fling began his artistic career with a series of computer created images that centered on religion and today his works included themes of religion, the environment, and man made creations.