Antonia graduated from the University of Cape Town on the Dean’s merit list in 2000 and began working to establish herself in photography. In 2005 she became a full time professional photographer and in 2007 was awarded Media 24 Photographer of the Year for her work with Pieter Dirk Uys. In 2008 her shoot with Eugene Terre Blanche won her an ABSA L’Atelier Merit Award. Her Triptych “Steyn & De Villiers” won the Vuleka Art Award 2011 and she was selected as one of the Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans 2011. Untitled (Eugene Terre Blanche) forms part of the Sasol, Oliewenshuis and South African National Gallery permanent collections.