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Welcome Aboard, JP!

We’d like to welcome Jennifer Perlmutter aka JP to the Agency Access family. JP is our newest Creative Consultant, and she wanted the opportunity to introduce herself and say a few words about her experiences and her vision: I cannot…

©Hunter Freeman -- Repped by Heather Elder

The top ten most important roles of a photo agent

Question: What does a photography agent actually do for their artists? When The Lab first approached me to write a blog post titled “A Day in the Life of a Photography Agent” I thought it was a great idea. Well,…

How to get noticed

Getting noticed: how to catch the eye of a rep

Q: What does an artist representative look for when sorting through their daily submissions for new talent? As a photo agent, my email is flooded on a daily basis with submissions from photographers seeking representation. I take the time to…

To Rep, or Not To Rep: That Is The Question

Question: What makes some artists work well with reps while others don’t use them at all? You must have strong work that reflects what is being commissioned for the marketplace, but you should also be well organized and comfortable negotiating….

Can a Rep Guarantee Success in a New Market?

Question: I want to break into the market of a city that I don’t live in. Do I need a rep? How do I do this? The real question is: Should you do this? Before you actually move outside of…

How Reps Influence an Illustrator’s Portfolio

February 27, 2012 @ 9:15 a.m. in The Marketing Lab by Michael Thibeault | Art Rep NYC View Comments Questions: How much brand and/or art direction do most reps give illustrators for their portfolio? I work for the illustrator and…

5 Ways to Make Long-Distance Relationships Work With Your Rep

February 22, 2012 @ 12 p.m. in The Business Lab by Heather Elder | Heather Elder Represents View Comments Question: How important is it that I live near my rep? How can I acquire a rep in a major commercial…

Creative Collision: To Rep or Not to Rep

January 24, 2012 @ 9 a.m. in The Creative Lab by Suzanne Sease, Jennifer Kilberg and Amanda Sosa Stonewatch the series Creative Collision View Comments Question: To rep or not to rep? Ask five creatives, and you’ll likely get five…

Creative Collision: Hiring the Unknown

November 8, 2011 @ 9:30 a.m. in The Creative Lab by Suzanne Sease, Jennifer Kilberg and Amanda Sosa Stonewatch the series Creative Collision View Comments Question: What motivates you to work with unknown talent? How can you land a gig…

Taking On an Artist Representative

August 18, 2011 @ 11 a.m. in The Business Lab by Katherine Hennessy | kate & company View Comments Question: How do I know when the best time is to look for an agent or rep? The question that you…