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LuAnn Roberto announces new collection of art suitable for wall art manufacturers.

Posted on 4/9/2014 by Sasha Campbell

Monoprinter and graphic designer LuAnn Roberto has created a new collection of art suitable for wall art manufacturers. Partially launched on Society 6, her themes include vintage, love, fruits and flowers, yoga and more.

Press Release Art Licensing LA 

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Malibu, California – April 9, 2014

LuAnn Roberto announces new collection of art suitable for wall art manufacturers.

Monoprinter and graphic designer LuAnn Roberto has created a new collection of art suitable for wall art manufacturers. Partially launched on Society 6, her themes include vintage, love, fruits and flowers, yoga and more. 

Request to see her portfolio at luannroberto.com

Debra Valencia™ for Aromanice Lifestyle Beauty Brand: Bath, Spa and Cosmetics Products Debut at Canton Gift Fair

Debra Valencia™ brand collection of bath, spa and beauty products will make a big splash at the Canton Gift Fair, Phase 2: April 23 to 27, 2014 in Guangzhou, China. Licensee, Landy International, a global manufacturer and distributor of bath and beauty products, has developed an expansive collection including soaps, body scrubs, lotions and a variety of skin products as single items as well as fancy gift sets. The line also includes cosmetic sets combining lip gloss, eye shadow, nail polish, nail decals, as well as beauty accessories including cosmetic bags and cases, decorative towels, robes and eye masks— all featuring the unique surface designs, color and artistry of Debra Valencia.

Bella Caronia a bold new brand at Surtex!
Amanda Caronia’s work is a fresh new look full of saturated colors. With a number of new collaborations in the works and over 200 designs in her portfolio, there are many color and pattern combinations to choose from for a variety of products. The most recent collection Balance was inspired by the transformative power of spring! This is just one of the new collections available at Surtex. Stop by and say hello to Amanda and check out Bella Caronia in the Art Licensing LA booth #734-736. Or for a look at the portfolio visit bellacaronia.com.

Jeanetta Gonzales to launch perfect greeting card and home decor collections infused with her handlettering style at Surtex

This coming Surtex you will find new collections from Jeanetta Gonzales offering popular themes such as woodland animals, a tropical collection and art showcasing travel destinations such as Paris and London. She will also be featuring her handlettering styles in chalkboard art and inspirational art quotes and phrases that are perfect for greeting cards and home decor.

Woo Hoo Design Studio is buzzing with activity in preparation for Surtex in May.
Surface Designer and Illustrator, Teresa Woo-Murray has several new collections in the works to unveil at the show while continuing to work with her established clients to provide new artwork for upcoming product line introductions. She recently collaborated on several new Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas greeting cards for Designer Greetings. In addition, a new embroidery collection for OESD is scheduled to be released this summer!  
Request to see all her work here.

Sara Berrenson is thrilled to be featured in the Uppercase Surface Pattern Design Guide! 
This year, she returns to Surtex with several new collections consisting of charming novelty prints mixed with playful florals and geometrics. Sara will be introducing an array of popular themes, including Camping, Back to School, Woodland Animals, Cactus Gardens, and Retro Florals. Sara's fresh, colorful, and feminine style can be seen on home decor, gifts, stationery, and apparel. See more work here.
 

LATE BREAKING NEWS

Debra Valencia has been selected as fashion curator for the new Keka Homecoming line recommending seasonal collections of items from Keka’s home décor accessories line combined with furniture from partners, Design Within Reach, Joss & Main and others.
 
Art Licensing LA is a collaborative group of artists based in the cultural melting pot of Southern California. The four founding members include: Sara Berrenson, Jeanetta Gonzales, LuAnn Roberto™ and Debra Valencia™. Inspired by the California lifestyle: progressive, modern, colorful, confident, bold, non-traditional — they have a sense of style that translates across all markets and regions. They are especially passionate about creating a wide variety of fine art, surface design, illustration and graphic design suitable for licensing to manufacturers in the stationery, gift, home décor and craft industries. 
 
More than an art resource, the ALLA artists are partners with each manufacturer for successfully building brands, designing innovative productlines and growing sales and categories. Their vast combined experienceincludes art direction, branding, graphic design and production, character art, fine art, package design, style guides and point of purchase displays. All artists are Los Angeles design professionals, and extremely knowledgeable about printing and manufacturing techniques,as well as experts in digital artwork file preparation. 
 
With a combined portfolio of over 2000 images, ALLA effectively applies their creative talents to give each client an edge within each market. They currently offer popular licensing themes: florals, nature, wildlife, beach,food, wine, coffee, holidays, travel, pet, home, garden, baby, children, paisley, novelty, inspiration, humor and more. They can develop custom themed collections upon request to meet the demands of current trends. They understand consumer trends and provide strategic direction for product linedevelopment to manufacturers.
 
Sara Berrenson is a designer, flea market aficionado, and full time fabric hoarder. She has a passion for prints, patterns, bright colors and anything floral. With a background in fine arts and graphic design, she works in the creative field specializing in packaging, branding, surface design and textile design. Drawing inspiration from nature, interior decoration and fashion, Sara's art is primarily created by hand; gouache, chalk pastels, and watercolor. On the weekends, you can find her at the flower mart taking photos for her next watercolor, or at the Rose Bowl Flea Marketscouting out antique furniture and fabrics.

Bella Caronia is organic art and surface pattern design. Creator Amanda Caronia has a strong artistic eye and specializes in hand paintings and drawings. Her designs are a mixture of vintage inspirations and her unique modern style. With a BA in studio art from Colorado Collage, she earned a certificate in textile design from Otis College of Art and Design. With a deep connection to nature and a love of color she takes her inspiration from the gardens, mountains and beaches of California. She hopes that her designs can inspire and make people happy.
 
Jeanetta Gonzales creative professional, works as a senior designer and art director, providing her expertise in print, packaging, branding, textile and surface design and product development for industries such as consumer products and toys. Having degrees in both fine art and graphic design, she combines traditional media such as pen and ink, gouache and watercolor with digital illustration and hand-lettering to create her graphic, sketchy and textural style. Drawing inspiration from nature and ethnic patterns she works in various styles that compliment the categories of tweens and teens, paper products, home decor, gift and tabletop items.

Teresa Woo-Murray, a surface designer and graphic artist for over 18 years, has been creating design solutions for industry leaders in entertainment, fashion, toys and greeting cards including The Disney Store, Cartoon Network and Barnes and Nobel. Besides designing, she loves to cook, travel, dance and play jazz/rock/latin/pop piano all of which provide plenty of inspiration to create her artwork. Ideas usually begin with sketches, often hand drawn and inked and finished digitally. As a licensed artist, she constantly has her eye on the trends to create fresh new artwork in her signature variety of styles.

LuAnn Roberto creates wall art, patterns and prints for just about any application with a refined sense of design, a deep appreciation for the accidents of creativity and experimentation, and a generous sense of humor. An advocate for the unexpected, LuAnn is an avid trendspotter. The fusion of contemporary graphic design, old school mono printing and thrilling color make her images experimental, innovative and appealing to a variety of consumers.
 
Debra Valencia™ is a surface artist, product designer and entrepreneur with a passion for multicultural traditions and travel. Specializing in patterns and icons, her signature look is vibrant and colorful reflecting her inspiration by craftsman, textile arts, architectural ornamentation fromaround the world, as well as pop art, fashion and everything vintage. Debra’s expertise in branding, packaging and consumer trends makes her a key resource in providing strategic direction for product line development. The Debra Valencia™ brand is licensed with 25 manufacturers in stationery, textiles, home décor, gift, craft and fashion accessories. Debra teaches seminars and college courses for artists.
 
Press Contact:
Debra Valencia
Tel: 310-589-0501
email: dv@debravalencia.com
www.artlicensingla.com
 
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