Rocco Tartamella is an award winning commercial sculptor, whose work has been seen, collected and admired internationally and has been featured in a number of publications, talk shows, commercials and sitcoms. Rocco has been sculpting professionally for about fifteen years in the toys, collectibles and entertainment industries having sculpted hundreds of projects for various companies. He has also done work as a character and concept designer, concept illustrator, and prototype master painter bringing projects from proposal to final production. Companies and intellectual properties that Rocco has been commissioned for include Art Asylum, McFarlane Toys, Hasbro, UpperDeck's All Star Vinyl, Disney, Lucas Studios, Capcom, Onimusha, Street Fighter, NBC, Funko, Marvel, History Channel, A&E, American Pickers, Midway's Mortal Kombat, Diamond Select Toys, Elvira, Bowen Designs, Jakks Pacific, NECA, Jazwares, Little Ceasars, The Vatican, The Bradford Exchange Ashton-Drake, Wizard of Oz, Mezco Toyz, Sideshow Collectibles, Chic-Fil-A, Extreme Games, Castle Age, John Wayne Collectibles, Presidential Museums and various private commissions.
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Carved In History is a line of beautifully hand sculpted busts of some of the most infulential individuals throughout history. These handsome busts were designed and handsculpted by award winning sculptor Rocco Tartamella and can currently be purchased at Amazon.com and select historical museums and shops. Bronze finished busts stand approximately 7" and the vintage white busts stand approximately 9" tall.

 

Street Fighter: The first wave line up of Capcom's Street Fighter articulated action figures art directed and sculpted by Rocco Tartamella, wins the Best New Toy Line Award for 2014 by Inside Pulse.

 

Check out the time lapsed video and watch how Rocco sculpted the Edgar Allan Poe Bust!