Here's to You! Thank you from Advocate Art SL Nov 13 2020News
Here's to You!!
We would like to take the opportunity to thank you! All our clients, artists and all designers, art directors, editors, interns, account and production teams out there. We are all part of such a fantastic community, and the resilience, determination and positivity shown during this time has been very encouraging.
We are here to create great available art, with great available artists. Although the year 2020 has brought us a rocky road Advocate Art has continued to adapt, tune in and grow to meet these new challenges. We have all struggled with the children in the next room, hungry pets on our feet and our new, remote home "offices", so it is a testament to all of us that we are moving forward. In fact, working in new and agile ways has enabled us to achieve some of our most productive months ever this year, allowing both our artists and our clients to develop.
We have expanded our presence in Europe by hiring a new agent to work closely with the market in Germany and the German-speaking countries, intensifying customer service there and discovering more artist talent for you (Hiya Marion!). We have continued to grow in the USA, with Atlanta supporting our outpost on the West Coast, and we have experienced a quick and positive reception in the Asian market through our sister company Yeon in Singapore. We are also pleased to announce that Harry, as head of the UK side of the agency, will take Advocate Art Ltd under his wing. He will work hand in hand with our US manager Amanda to improve and expand our services in these areas. There is much to look forward to!
This year, we have seven artists reach their 20th anniversary working with the Agency, received a stack of nominations and awards (here, here & here) continued to welcome fantastic new talents from around the world and worked hard to improve the diversity of our artist list;> Arief Putra, Jessica Bretherton and Neha Rawat (SCBWI showcase winner) to name but a few!
We know that it was tricky and that there are some bumps along the way, but we are here to make this journey as smooth as possible. We toast to the next 25 years and to you!
The Advocate Europa Team
*Artwork by the fabulous Stefanie Schmiedel