CA Gift Adds Suzy Toronto to Licensed Artist Lineup

Lauren Froneberger, May 23, 2016

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PROVIDENCE, RI – Artist Suzy Toronto has joined CA Gift, bringing her artwork to the Providence-based company. Her artwork features “quirky and uplifting messages on a colorful lineup of fun and functional giftware,” as described by Toronto.

Her artwork will be infused in CA Gift’s ArtMetal, a proprietary material created from recycled metals and handcrafted into a wide range of gift products. Each piece has a decorative heart – or hearts – that enhance the gift, according to Suzy Toronto. Display materials are available for every item in the new line.

The company has been designing and manufacturing giftware in metal for more than eight decades. Created in its Providence facilities, the company has its own on-site creative staff that includes artists, sculptors and model makers, said Leo Tracey, CA Gift president.

“We believe that the addition of Suzy Toronto to our growing family of artists is quite a coup for CA Gift,” said Tracey. “Her artwork is original, uplifting and smile provoking. So it’s no surprise that Suzy has a tremendous, loyal following throughout the United States and around the world. We are extremely proud and excited to share her Wonderful Wacky Women® with our entire CA Gift family of retailers and their customers.”

The initial launch will consist of four lines: visor clips, bookmarks, magnets and car charms. Using its proprietary ArtMetal technique, Toronto’s artwork is reproduced in full color, along with its messages to women that are “inspiring, uplifting and empowering.”

“I am just as excited as Leo with the new lines,” said Toronto. “Seeing my wacky art in this marvelous medium adds a new dimension that I am confident my followers will enthusiastically embrace, while introducing my art to a brand new audience. Joining the CA Gift family of artists is both an honor and a joy, and I couldn’t be happier with our new association.”

Toronto joins a team of licensed artists that includes Caroline Simas, Carol Eldridge, Amy Bremner, Lynn Sanchelli, Carolyn Blaylock and Fritzi Frey. Each artist presents a distinctive style and uplifting message, the company said, fulfilling the CA Gift mantra: be inspired.

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