Bright Lights at Surtex 2017

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Bright Art Licensing Agents, Hannah Curtis and Fiona Kenny flew out to the States last week to hit the ground running at one of the biggest trade shows for art and design, Surtex.


“Now in its 31st year, SURTEX® is the global B2B marketplace for sourcing original art & design—where artists, art agents, designers, licensors, art agencies and global design studios connect with manufacturers and retailers to create the next best-selling products in every category imaginable. Wall coverings, patterns, decorative accessories, bed linens, stationery, giftware, apparel and so much more…if it’s any product with a surface or textile design of any kind, there’s a good chance it originated at SURTEX.” (Continue reading this article)

Surtex is a truly inspiring show, brimming with incredible art and design talent, including our own artists of course! So here’s our round up in  pictures…

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 Bright Art Licensing have an incredible portfolio of artists — many of which featured in this year’s Art & Design Licensing Sourcebook. See the digital version here.

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The cover of the Art & Design Licensing Sourcebook featuring Maya Ish Shalom on the cover. Read more here.

And here our some of our top picks from the show:

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Ag Jatkowska

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Mouni Farah Feddag and Ian Gillibrand 

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Stephanie Fizer Coleman and Clair Bremner 

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Jane Newland

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Sam Loman and Julianna Swaney

If you like what you see and you’d like to know more, get in touch!

Hanna Profile with copy

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