Anatole began working as a scenic artist for ABC and CBS, including the production of two Academy Awards shows. He subsequently became a set designer for Universal Studios (credits including The Blues Brothers and Battlestar Galactica) and the Stage Art Director for the Odyssey Theatre.
Krasnyansky has become known worldwide for his surrealist masked figures.
Krasnyansky's work has been exhibited at the Dalzell Hatfield Galleries in their exhibition "International Watercolor Masters", along with works from Marc Chagall, Camille Pissarro, and Diego Rivera. Krasnyansky's work has been featured in exhibitions at Stanford University and UCLA and has also been shown in solo exhibitions in Japan and around the United States.