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Designer Toy Awards Finalist Camilla d’Errico!

 

 
 

Camilla d’Errico’s No Ordinary Love statue, released by Dark Horse Comics, was nominated in the Designer Toy Awards under Outstanding Production. Thanks to your votes and support, Camilla’s first fine art statue is a Finalist in the category! Other finalists include Coarse Toys, Kaws, Kidrobot x Parra, and more. You can view the finalists in the Outstanding Production board-voted category here.

 

Camilla’s No Ordinary Love Statue, inspired by her painting of the same name, is a limited edition run of only 950 pieces worldwide. If you have not added one to your collection yet, you can find them here on Camilla’s eStore while they last.

 

The Designer Toy Awards ceremony will take place during New York Comic Con. You can find Camilla in the NYCC Artist Alley, where she will have new prints, her comics and artbooks, and a selection of merchandise and special items.
If you have questions about the DTA or Camilla’s table at NYCC, drop us a line at info@camilladerrico.com

 
 

Custom Vinyl Kuro Sighting

 

Speaking of super cool awesome designer toys- Sculptor and Toy Customizer Matt Anderson was spotted working on one of Camilla’s vinyl Kuro toys. Matt has sculpted Kuro’s head into an octopus, with two big tentacles coming off from the two lobes on the back of Kuro’s head. This Kuro is on display at Matt’s Solo Exhibition at SubUrban Vinyl Gallery here, for more of Matt’s work you can follow his Facebook or Instagram @mattacustoms

 

 

Voting For Designer Toy Awards Open Now!

 

 
 
Camilla d’Errico’s No Ordinary Love Statue is nominated in the 2013 Designer Toy Awards, and she needs your help to win!
 

You can cast your vote for Camilla’s No Ordinary Love Statue under Outstanding Production on the DTA’s website here.

 
Registering an account is quick and easy, and voting can be done every 24hrs. Your support voting will help Camilla’s first fine art statue achieve even more industry-wide recognition and appreciation!

 

Camilla’s No Ordinary Love Statue is the first 3-Dimensional fine art statue adaptation of one of her paintings of the same title “No Ordinary Love”, and very dear to Camilla’s heart.

 
 

 
 

The Designer Toy Awards, and corresponding awards ceremony held during New York Comic Con, celebrate the brightest contributions to the art toy world. Designer art toys bring artists of all walks and mediums together through their love of artwork. Fellow Nominee in Best Customizer, Ardabus Rubber, has kindly contributed Camilla’s beautifully designed Nominee seals. Our d’Errico super-llama helper Tasha is also up in the DTA for Break-Through Artist. Your help with voting for Camilla and artists you support is much appreciated!

Camilla d’Errico Designer Toy Awards 2012 Nomination

 

 
 

Camilla’s No Ordinary Love Statue, a collaborative effort with Gentle Giant Studios and produced by Dark Horse Comics has been nominated for the Designer Toy Awards Outstanding Production piece of 2012!

 

The Designer Toy Awards, run through Clutter Magazine, recognize the best and brightest artists and contributions to the designer toy and art toy world. Held during the weekend of New York Comic Con in NYC, the DTA are a fabulously well attended and lively event bringing together artists and industry professinals from all over the world. It is an honour for Camilla’s first art statue adaptation from one of her paintings, No Ordinary Love, to be recognized at this level.

 
 

 

 
 

Last years’ winner for the designer toy awards Outstanding Production category was Tara McPherson’s art statue Lilitu. A marvellously crafted sculptural art piece in an edition of 200 pieces.

 

 

Tara McPherson’s Lilitu – Outstanding Production 2011

 
 

This year we will be asking for your support in helping vote for Camilla’s No Ordinary Love Statue, and show how your Love of Camilla’s artwork is anything but Ordinary! When voting opens in the summer time we will announce it here and on our newsletter here. Or visit the Designer Toy Awards site directly here.

 

Camilla’s recent nomination is joined by our d’Errico Studios MegaLlama helper Tasha Zimich, who has been nominated in the Designer Toy Awards for Breakthrough Artist! We remember Tasha cut her teeth on painting designer vinyl with painting some of Camilla’s DIY Vinyl Kuro Toys. Tasha has kept painting toys, and has since participated in exhibitions and artist series regularly. Here’s a quick look at how far Tasha has come along from 2011 to now. Keep it up Tasha!

 
 

Tasha Zimich – “Friendly Benjamin” – Late 2011

 

Thylo – Early 2013