Global Toy Company toFeature Works from Award-Winning Photographer Anne Geddes®
Toronto, Canada, May xx, 2019–Picture perfect!TCGToys, the global toys, puzzles and games company, is expanding its puzzle collection of noted artists withworks fromrenowned pop artist Nelson Dela Nuez®and 3D artist Charles Fazzinoand award-winning photographer and New York Times best-selling author Anne Geddes®. All of the new puzzles will be part of the company’s Sure-Lox®range, which ensurespuzzlers are able to complete frame-worthy masterpieces. The latest introductions will be available at retail nationwide this fall.
“It is a rare opportunity to get to work with such amazing artists and photographerto transformsome of their signature works into puzzles for consumers to enjoy and appreciate up-close in their homes,” said Kelly Elwood, VP Marketing & Licensing for TCG Toys. “We are delighted to bethe connectionbetween theseacclaimedartists and the public so more people will be exposed to art across a range of genres.”
De La Nuez, known as the “King of Pop Art®,”is one of the world’s most collected and significant pop artists today. Rankedon the “Who’s Who List of the Most Collected Artists of Our Time,” De La Nuez is recognized for his distinctive, trademarked “Art on the Edge” style.TCG Toys’ debut assortment will include a range of 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzles showcasing some of De La Nuez’smost-recognized works, including the “Oh…Pool Boy!” illustration of a blonde-haired woman looking out from the canvas.
Fazzino isconsidered the “Master of 3D Pop Art” andknown for his bright, whimsical and wonderfully-detailed designs, especially his silkscreen serigraphs in a 3D pop art style. His artwork incorporates influence from urban landscapes, sporting events and modern celebrities. The new puzzle collection will include both 300- and 1000-pc puzzles along with a 300-pc poster size puzzle.
Geddes, whose photographswon her induction into the International Photography Hall of Fame, is globally celebrated for capturing the beauty, purity and vulnerability of children and childhood. Among her mostacclaimed images are those of sleeping infants inside a flower petal and a smiling babyon a bed of flowers. The upcoming Geddes assortment from TCG Toys will include 300- and 1000-pc puzzles of her iconic and eye-catching photographs. The 300-pc puzzles will feature extra-large pieces that are easy to identify and grip as well as a 300-pc poster-sized puzzle.
In addition to the upcoming works ofDe La Nuez, Fazzino andGeddes, TCG Toys’ puzzle offerings of noted artists includes: Abraham Hunter, Kevin Daniel, Troy Johnstone, John Lund and Stephanie D. Roeser, Heronim Wysocki, and Miharu Yokota TCG Toys also offers a line of puzzles inspired by the books ofNew York Timesbest-selling author Debbie Macomber.
About TCG TOYS
TCG Toys is a privately-held toy company based in Toronto, Canada with distribution in over 40 countries. It began in 1998 with a focus on outstanding puzzles and games with the well-known Sure-Lox® brand. TCG Toys has since grown as a manufacturer and distributor of a variety of products for the whole family, including Megamat™ licensed playmats and other signature offerings. Working with top-tier licenses, TCG Toys promotes innovative game play with products featuring some of the most beloved kids’ brands such as Barbie™, Fisher-Price™, Hot Wheels™, Thomas & Friends™, Peppa Pig™, PJ Masks™, PAW Patrol™, Sesame Street™, and Toy Story 4™. Valued for its premium materials and advanced processes, TCG Toys offers top-quality, affordable and fun products for kids and families.