Toni Davey studied BA (1st Hons) Fine Art at Homsey College of Art (1966-69) and MA Sculpture at Chelsea College of Art (1970-71). She continued to work in London as an artist and college lecturer. During this period her experience as an architectural model maker had a decisive influence on her thinking about sculpture, especially in relation to materials and scale.
Toni has lived and worked in Somerset since 1984. In 2014 she was elected to be a Royal West of England Academician. She is represented by the Beardsmore Gallery in London.