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Awards and Milestones

My deepest and most sincere gratitude to all of those who have nominated me for DeviantART related awards! I appreciate it more than words can express!




Angels-And-Gangstas Award - March 2015

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Given by MayEbony

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Given March 2nd 2015

The Deviousness Award

Celebrating Deviousness - March 2015



In Recognition of Exemplary Membership and an Outstanding Spirit of helpfulness and mentoring within the DeviantArt community.
Introducing DMD-CT
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My name is Denise Maritato and I was born and raised in New York. I have been drawing ever since I could hold a pencil with the support and encouragement of my grandmother, a fellow artist. In 2005, I graduated with honors from The Pratt Institute with a degree in Communications / Graphic Design.
After college, I completed a two year internship at a fashion company in Manhattan NY where I designed clothing tags, labels and packaging for hand bags and accessories. I then went on to design balloons for Anagram International and finally found a home working for Amscan Inc. designing halloween costume packaging for the retail chain Party City.
In 2006, I met m


Given March 1st 2015

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Angels Without Wings

Angel without Wings Award by Nameda
Nominated by JPMNeg

"Denise has been a member of Deviantart for a year, yet she has made perhaps even more contribution to Deviantart than someone who has been here for ten times as much. It’s impossible to see that she has gone full force in every aspect of making DA a great community.

She is there whenever there is a worthy cause to promote, or an artist to give support. She leads a group for digital artists and a senior contributor to another one, helping another people in her field to get some attention. But that’s not the only way she helps fellow artists to get more exposure. She’s the founder of The-Feature-Showcase and a moderator at GetDailyDeviations , both aiming to discover outstanding art. She also often suggests daily deviations, mostly in her own category – digital art -, but is helping photographers as well. She’s also moderator of a group which is specialized to bring underestimated artists to the spotlight, not to mention her astounding features and interviews with digital artists.

Talking about community, Denise is a contributor to several reputable groups trying to promote positivity, holding communities together, helping newbies to start their own way, and is a supervisor at of dAWishingWell and helps to grant wishes of really many deviants. And last, but not least, she’s been a gangsta of love for a really long time – and after so many acts of kindness, good deeds, devotion and love given to every single deviant she knows, she really deserves to earn her wings!"







Rest In Peace Grim

Journal Entry: Fri Dec 16, 2016, 7:11 AM
I logged in this morning to check my messages, and my heart shattered in pieces. One of my best friends on DA, Damien Grimm aka inknalcohol has passed away. He was such a brilliant, wonderful and kindhearted person and words can not describe how much he was loved in his real life and on DA. His sarcastic humor and sharp wit always put a smile on my face as did his letters and cards that randomly showed up in my mailbox... Funny thing is... He used DA coding even in hand written notes. I loved that about him.

Damien was a brilliant writer and did amazing things for the lit community on DA, which he served with all his heart even after his term as CV ended. He always gave 1000% for the community and was very passionate about getting people involved in groups and activities.

He loved his whisky, he loved his dogs, he loved pie, he loved his "princess" and he loved to make people smile even when he was hurting within. Now all I have are his letters which I will always treasure. 

Damien, I love you so much...I hope you finally found the peace that you were looking for.

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Deviousness Award

Deviousness Award
To say that DMD-CT is a devious superstar would be an understatement. Denise is a hardworking deviant who goes out of her way to showcase individuals for their kindness as well as for their creative endeavors. In her time on DeviantArt, she has helped out with a number of Groups that range from artistic creation to promoting positivity and well-being, and in the midst of this she also makes time regularly to work on her own creations, maintaining an impressive balance of creative energy, self-growth, and passion for the community. We're honored to present the Deviousness Award for March of 2015 to DMD-CT.
-awarded March 2015

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GeorgeXVII Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2016   Traditional Artist
Wishing you a Happy New Year with the hope that you will have many blessings in the year to come. ! :hug: :heart::love:
Keep being awesome !
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All the BEST for you in this New Year, my dear!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconsweethugplz::iconflyingheartsplz:

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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
I wish you a SUPER happy, safe and memorable Holiday Season!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconsweethugplz::iconflyingheartsplz:

:iconflyingheartsplz: Happy Holidays - dA Holiday Card Project 2013 by Pajunen :iconflyingheartsplz:
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SavageFrog Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I see you!
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DMD-CT Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2016  Professional General Artist
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SavageFrog Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
How are you doing?
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DMD-CT Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2016  Professional General Artist
Pretty good. Just needed to take a break from DA for a bit to get my life in order. Its hard now that my daughter is in school because there are constant issues that i have to deal with. I just dont have any down time for myself lately. I had to give up so many of my groups...its sad. But my family comes first!

how have you been? It seems quiet around here. Some people left and others are just lacking spirit. Its not the DA i remember. And still no new seniors i see. 
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Riemea Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm far too late, but I still want to wish you a happy birthday! I hope you had the most amazing day! :hug:
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Namco-NintendoFan-88 Featured By Owner Edited Jul 21, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Denise, a.k.a. "DMD-CT," dear pro traditional/digital artist, CRCP Awards literaturist, 'n photo composer gal! :hug:
Singing Singing Singing Singing Dance! Dance! Boogie! Boogie! Party Airborne

Good luck, beautiful, and I hope you'll have a great birthday today!
Also wishing you as a pro keep up the good work on all awesome traditional/digital art, drawings, 'n composing photos; I love 'em! ;) (Wink) Heart
Thumbs Up Pringles Have your cake and eat it too Yummy pie!

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Los Angeles, CA ;) (Wink)

Since I wouldn't have been able to do some birthday muro drawings, I got you two extra drawing copies, so...
SURPRISE;
Believe it or not, two birthday muro drawing copies I made, of chibi Haruhi Suzumiya and Mikuru Asahina wishing you one, so, wishes 'n' luck!
Click on them:
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muro00.deviantart.net/9f3a/z/2…
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