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Timed Release Prints to Honor International Womens Day

This International Women’s Day I’m celebrating by baring it all! I’m making my painting “Kitty Titties” available as an 11×17” signed print, and “Nips” is releasing for the very first time as a 12×12″ limited edition timed release print! From 12AM PST (Midnight) March 8th to 12PM March 10th you can collect these beauties in celebration of International Women’s Day from my eStore here!

If you’ve been following my art for any amount of time, whether it’s been a week, or for years, I hope you’ve noticed by now that I never set out to offend or put anyone down with my artwork. Life should be fun! We should be able to share art, laughter, and love. And these are the moments that brought “Kitty Titties” into the world via my paintbrush. She is a painting I made to keep in mind that when the world tries to come down on you- about your gender, or what or how you create, or who you are, you can push back and do it with a smile!

“Nips” is a painting I created in 2013 (for my “Spilled Milk” exhibition collection!), in response to years of pressure and criticism I received for depicting the nude female body in my artwork. “Nips” was my way of saying that being offended by painted breasts is as ridiculous as breasts lactating rainbows. North America often misconstrues nudity for sexuality, a belief I do not share. I grew up surrounded by European art culture through my Italian heritage and learned to appreciate how beautiful life and the human form can be whether that’s male and female, we are equal! So I’m sharing my contribution to Women’s Day as not just a female artist, or as a woman, but as a person who truly believes we must stand together in support of each other to reach equality and harmony. It’s time to free the nipple people, appreciate art for arts sake and see women and men as equals!

I hope you love these vibrant rainbow beauties as much as I loved painting them, and join me in support of Women’s Day! You can pick up one, or both, on my eStore here from March 8-10.  I’ll be donating a portion of the proceeds of “Nips” prints sold to support both the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and Breast Cancer Research Foundation. After the order period closes I’ll print and sign them, so keep an eye open for shipping updates a few weeks after the timed release closes!

Paintings in Progress for Submerged Exhibition Dorothy Circus Gallery

 

Camilla has been a creative powderkeg for her upcoming “Submerged” exhibition! The show opens March 31th at Dorothy Circus Gallery in Rome, Italy. Here’s a look at what Camilla has been working on.

 

Some completed artworks have already been revealed! Camilla’s piece “Ajna” is an oil on wood panel painting measuring 12×12″.

Ajna and sister pieces from “Submerged” are Camilla’s first forays into full monochrome painting elements. Camilla shares some thoughts and feelings behind Ajna’s creation:
This painting is all about human perception and our role in nature. I believe we are as much as part of the earth as all the other fauna and animals, yet we don’t always see it. We need to open our third eye and truly appreciate what we are a part of and how we affect the planet.  The colors of her eyes are secondary colors because we tend to put the earth’s life second to our needs.  I believe human beings are amazing and capable of so much. Our greatest assets are compassion and intelligence which is why I wanted to show so much emotion in her. Earth is a beautiful world that is rich in color and life that should be treasured!

“Capuchina” joins the collection for Camilla’s “Submerged” exhibition! Capuchina is an 8×10″ oil on wood panel painting. It’s been some time since Camilla incorporated painting skulls into the composition of her artworks! Long time Camilla fans may remember skulls appearing in Camilla’s “Vain Remains” collection of 2009.
Are you interested to acquire a new original artwork from “Submerged” exhibition? You may sign up for digital preview by emailing sales@dorothycircusgallery.com

View Camilla’s Masquerade at Haven Gallery

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Camilla’s Masquerade Solo Exhibition collection is on view at Haven Gallery in Newport, NY! View Camilla’s body of work in person until November 27th, and online here.

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Press Release:

Northport, NY– Haven Gallery is honored to present “Masquerade” a solo exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Canadian artist Camilla d’Errico. “Masquerade” is d’Errico’s first solo show with the gallery and will include eight paintings and eight drawings and 3 framed palettes. “Masquerade” is a distinctively exciting body of work featuring the artist’s quintessentially expressive, anime inspired gamines playfully hiding behind a series of animal and fantasy inspired disguises. The portraits featured in “Masquerade” are surrealistically rendered yet sensibly calculated to reveal the emotional complexities and idiosyncrasies of both d’Errico and the soul present in each and every one of us.

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Appearing jovial and lighthearted upon first glance, d’Errico’s archetypally endearing girls may hark back to the nostalgia of our childhood and to our grand sense of imagination as minors. Yet in contrast, looking closer, the many masks and identities we must take on as adults in various aspects of our lives echoes strongly through d’Errico’s use of suggestive facial expressions and gesticulations. A predominant emotion of pensive contemplation can be noted through prolifically parted lips and reflective hand gestures capturing a brief moment of vulnerability and inquisition we so often encounter through our psychological and physiological evolutions.

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“Masquerade” plays with the viewer through a paradoxical juxtaposition of reality and fantasy. By combining elements of emotion, pattern and pop culture, d’Errico subtly comments on the amalgamation of influences and personalities unique to each of us as individuals. Despite this masquerade, our many layers and individuality may not be sequestered entirely. d’Errico’s eponymous kaleidoscopic pools of color and drips may attest to the complexity and uniqueness that make up our person. These specific striations and patterns brilliantly capture our attention just as quickly as the visual acumen of each mask which in this case, may echo d’Errico’s own wellsprings of inspiration. Homages to anime and manga, American comics, mythology and folklore are readily apparent through the use of tongue-in-cheek titles and notable influences commonly referenced through d’Errico’s seasoned career as a fine artist. “Masquerade” plays with our personal stimuli as they shape our discrete souls. Who we wish to be may already be a part of who we are or who we will be one day.

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Haven Gallery is located at 155 Main St., The Carriage House Square, Suite 4, in Northport, NY 11768

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Camilla’s “Ferme La Bouche” Original oil painting is currently available for acquisition. For additional information and images, please contact Erica Berkowitz at info@havenartgallery.com or (631) 757-0500.

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JapanLA’s 10th Anniversary Exhibition Kawaii Food

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Camilla contributes a sweet and savoury new treat to JapanLA Gallery’s 10th anniversay exhibition themed “Super Kawaii Food”. Camilla, along with a bang-up collection of artists, have all chosen delicious morsels to interpret artistically.

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Visit JapanLA Gallery for opening reception June 11th, 6-10pm for new original artworks  and cute food themed goodies & gift with qualifying purchases. Camilla’s adorable edible is “Rainbow Roll”, a 4×6″ oil on wood panel painting. Email contact@japanla.com for purchase inquiries.

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Camilla’s ECCC 2016 Preview

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Camilla returns to Emerald City Comic Con Seattle booth 204 April 7th-10! Find Camilla in the main exhibition show hall 4th floor. Camilla will be signing prints, books, and showcasing her new prints, books, original artwork and more.

Exhibition Hours

April 7th: 2-7pm

April 8th: 10am-7pm

April 9th: 10am-7pm

April 10th: 10am-5pm

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Panels & Events

Title: Painting in Comics: Behind the Scenes with Top Artists

Description: Learn how 4 artists, who have created and contributed to some of the most original artwork in the comics industry, create their works of art. Camilla d’Errico (Tanpopo, Pop Manga, Helmetgirls), Jim Mahfood (aka Mr. Food) (Grrl Scouts, Stupid Comics, Clerks), Ben Templesmith (Gotham byMidnight, Fell, 30 Days of Night), and Bobby Chiu (Imaginism Studios) have broken new ground by using painting to create original artwork for Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image and creator-owned comics.

Date: 4/8/2016, Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Location: T305

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Watch Camilla Live-Painting at ECCC Saturday 4:15-5pm on the LIVE Stage, Level 4/Skybridge Lobby! Fans at ECCC can watch Camilla working on a brand-new never before seen painting, live! Fans at home and around the world, never fear, you can watch Camilla paint live on ECCC’s Twitch Livestream here!

Camilla will be signing at the Dark Horse Booth 802 Sunday, April 10 from 1:00pm – 1:45pm, bring your copy of Rainbow Children: The Art of Camilla d’Errico Vol 3. or add a copy to your collection during the signing!

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Prints

Camilla is bringing a brand new print, “Skywhal” to her booth 204 as an ECCC convention exclusive! These prints will be available in a limited quantity, and once sold out, won’t be reprinted. If any prints remain at the end of ECCC, they will head to The Camilla Store. Be sure you’re subscribed to our newsletter here for print release updates.

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New for ECCC booth 204, Camilla’s painting “I Can’t Even” debuts as an 8×10″ Pint Sized Print. Also known as “Handicat” by her friends, collect this sweetie at ECCC booth 204.

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Full colour Moonflower prints are coming to ECCC booth 204 for the first time! These prints will be available at conventions only. If you can’t make it to the show, perhaps a friend could grab one for you? 🙂

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Hand Embellished Limited Edition Fine Art Prints

Coming exclusively to ECCC booth 204, Camilla’s Badtz Attitude artwork debuts as a hand-embellished 8×10″ limited edition fine art print. These prints come in a signed & numbered edition of 30pcs, and a closed Artist Proof edition of 10pcs. Collect yours at ECCC booth 204.

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New Designer Furniture

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Two brand new hand-restored pieces of art-deco furniture by Rubbish Rehab will be on display and available at Emerald City Comic Con booth 204. These beautiful pieces feature Camilla’s artwork on front and back, and retail from $550usd ea. For serious inquiries, email info@camilladerrico.com

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New Scarves

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Brand new, super soft and semi-sheer scarves featuring Camilla’s “Puff” debut at ECCC booth 204. These scarves measure 57×57″, and will be available exclusively at Camilla’s convention events. Can’t make it to one of Camilla’s convention events? Perhaps a friend could help pick one up. 🙂

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New Goodies

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Short on wall-space? Never fear, coaster sets and notepads are coming to ECCC booth 204 to beautify your home!

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New Books

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Camilla will have copies of her newest artbook “Rainbow Children” and new instructional how-to-paint book “Pop Painting” at booth 204 along with Pop Manga, Helmetgirls Artbooks, and Tanpopo GN 1 & 2. Camilla will be signing all weekend, and offers an original sketch inside your copy for +$20. Find Camilla at ECCC booth 204 April 7th-10th!

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New Original Artwork

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 Camilla is bringing brand new framed 5×7″graphite drawings for ECCC booth 204! Each artwork is one of a kind, collect your favourite early, as they tend to find homes fast!.

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Rainbow Children Cosplay Contest

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Camilla and Dark Horse Comics announce an exciting new contest! To enter,  create a costume or makeup cosplay inspired by one of Camilla’s paintings posted here. Share a photo of your entry to your Instagram account with the tags #RainbowChildren #CosplayContest #Camilladerrico @darkhorsecomics by February 29th. Make sure your profile is set to public, so Camilla can see your entry!

Please choose 1 of the following images from Rainbow Children for your entry.

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Prizes

1 Grand Prize winner will receive a copy of Rainbow Children with an original Camilla sketch inside, along with a signed print of the Camilla artwork image their entry is based upon.

3 runner up entrants will receive a signed copy of Rainbow Children: The Art of Camilla d’Errico Vol 3.

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Makeup and Headpiece: Anna Lani Makeup
For additional details and terms, please check Dark Horse Comics’ post here. We look forward to seeing your creativity shine!
Photo Credit: Mila Poirier
Photo Credit: Mila Poirier

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Camilla’s Pop Painting contest image #2 is released! Share this contest image to your Facebook, Instagram or Twitter (or all 3!) by 17/1/16 for a chance to win a copy of Pop Painting + a signed print! One of four winners will receive a copy of Pop Painting with an original Camilla sketch inside. For full contest and prize details, check here.

Camilla Returns to Stan Lee’s Comikaze Convention

Camilla returns to Stan Lee’s Comikaze Convention in Los Angeles, October 30th-Nov 1st. Find Camilla in the Guest Artists section at tables E01-E02 for new & convention exclusive prints & merchandise, comics, artbooks and more.

Comikaze Exclusives

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Limited Edition hand-embellished 8×10″ fine art prints of Camilla’s “Catbus!!!” are coming to Comikaze. These prints will be signed & numbered in an edition of 30pcs, with hand-painted embellishments on each print. Collect yours from the show early, as Camilla’s hand-embellished prints have all sold out quickly!

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Camilla’s Princess Leia artwork is slated to release at Comikaze as an 8×10″ hand-embellished limited edition fine art print. Limited to 30pcs, these will disappear quickly, so collect yours early from tables E01-02.

Prints

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A brand new digital painting version of Camilla’s “Paper Hearts”releases for the first time at Comikaze. These prints are only coming to conventions, so collect yours, or ask a friend at the show for help, to add one to your collection.

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“Shipwrecked” from Collector’s Shangri-La debuts as an 11×14″ Mini Print at Comikaze! Collect yours at the show, and Camilla will be happy to sign it.

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Pint Sized Prints

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Camilla’s 8×10″ Pint Sized Prints are coming to Comikaze. Collect your favourites!

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New Pouches

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Camilla’s “My Little Moonberry” debuts on 9×6″ zippered pouches at Comikaze. Quantities are limited, so collect yours early from tables E01-02.

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Camilla is bringing original framed graphite drawings to Comikaze! Here is a peek at one in progress, do you recognize which game it’s from?

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Madame Butterfly Prints Live This Weekend

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Camilla’s Madame Butterfly 16×20″ timed release fine art prints are now live on The Camilla Store. These limited edition prints will come signed & numbered, with the edition set to the number of prints ordered during the order period. Orders close August 3rd 9am PST, when the edition will be set and go to printing.

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Once the order period closes Aug 3rd, the orders will be collected and the prints made, sent to Camilla for signing, and then packed for individual shipments home. Please anticipate 4-6 weeks for this process.

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Camilla’s Timed Release Fine Art Prints have moved in a new direction. Once the order period closes, the print images are not slated for Camilla to re-print in smaller, open edition sizes. Collect your Madame Butterfly limited edition print from The Camilla Store before they fly away!

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Art Collector Starter Kit at Corey Helford Gallery

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Camilla’s newest oil on wood painting, “Puff” is on view at Corey Helford Gallery’s Art Collector Starter Kit 3. The original piece is sold, but fans have until August 15th to view the exhibition in persion.

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Puff is Camilla’s first time painting a dragon in full colour. Camilla uses  Holbein’s Aqua Duo water soluble oils on wood panel, and after many layers, her characters come to life as both vibrant and delicately supple figures.

Camilla receives many questions about where she gets her frames- the answers are many of them are imported from the UK, found on Etsy, or at boutiques near to Camilla. Camilla’s frames are always exquisite!

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Keep an eye on Camilla’s social media Facebook, Instagram @camilladerrico , twitter @helmetgirl and the Camilla blog for new paintings in development. Looking to acquire an available original? Email info@camilladerrico.com for details.