Camilla d'Errico Nominated for The Joe Shuster Awards As Outstanding Comic Book Artist

Camilla d'Errico, one of Canada's most prolific and unique female comic art talents, has been nominated for the 2010 Joe Shuster Awards in the category for Outstanding Comic Book Artist.
 
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Feb. 1, 2011 - PRLog -- Vancouver based Camilla d'Errico, creator of Tanpopo, Helmetgirls and Burn received her first career nomination from The Joe Shuster Awards for her work on Sky Pirates of Neo Terra #4-5, and Red Riding Hood in the Fractured Fables Anthology (Image Comics).

The Joe Shuster Awards are Canada’s first national award recognizing outstanding achievement in the creation of comic books. They are named after pioneering Toronto-born artist Joe Shuster who, along with writer Jerry Siegel, created the iconic super-powered hero, Superman.

"I am honored and humbled to be nominated in this category, and in the company of some of the entire comic book industry's best artists", says an elated d'Errico, "This nomination means so much to me because I've worked hard to establish myself in this field and to follow my dream despite opposition and doubts at times.  I am proud to be a Canadian comic book artist."  

A prestigious award, and equally prestigious nomination, The Joe Shuster Awards give recognition to — and raise awareness of — the efforts made by Canadians who make, publish and sell comic books, webcomics and graphic novels.  In the category of Outstanding Comic Book Artist, Camilla d'Errico is in the running with other artists: Stuart Immonen, Jacques Lamontage, Francis Manapul, Julie Rocheleau, Fiona Staples and Cameron Stewart.  

The selection for 2010 has been made and officially announced in a press release http://joeshusterawards.com/awards/about/2011-nominees/.  The awards ceremony will take place at a public ceremony in Calgary, Alberta on the evening of Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo which takes place June 17-19, 2011 at the BMO Round-Up Centre.

About Camilla: Camilla d'Errico is an Italo-Canadian artist who has been making waves in the fine art and comic industries with her manga-influenced style. Ever the prolific artist, Camilla lives the double life of comic artist, character creator and painter. She has expanded her art into vinyl toys, plush, fashion, accessories, stationery and other merchandise.  Camilla resides in Vancouver, BC, where she paints and draws comics, and more recently has been working with entertainment companies on feature films and videogames. She has distinguished herself through her ability to seamlessly weave comic art and manga with surrealist elements, wrapping it all together with an extensive emotional palette. Thanks to her relentless energy, dedication, and just enough sleep deprivation, she has followed her dream of successfully working creatively for a living.  
For more information about Camilla, visit http://www.camilladerrico.com

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d'Errico Studios Ltd (DSL) represents & promotes visual Pop Artist Camilla d'Errico. DSL is a publisher & production company that creates & distributes products from the creative mind of Camilla d'Errico, building the brands - Tanpopo and Helmetgirls.

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