Bridgeman Art Library International, headquartered in New York, New York, United States and London , United Kingdom, partners with a carefully selected portfolio of collections and artists. Every month a new collection or artist is profiled on their website in various categories such as in their contemporary artists category.
This Spring 2014, they will launch their new online platform for emerging artists, illustrators, and designers with direct access to more than 30,000 clients and a community of creatives interested in image licensing.
The news of this new online platform was announced in Art Buyer magazine with no date given for the launch and no further details.
If you would like to add art work to Bridgeman Art Library, there is a Register Interest link on each page of their website as well as on their Homepage. Or click *Studio* in the top menu bar. To pre-register you will need to upload a selection of low-res images. The Bridgeman Studio team will review the images you submit, as well as review your online presence (ie. websites, online galleries) for further evidence of your work.
Bridgeman Studio exists on an annual subscription basis. The cost for an artist to join is GBP £100 (ex. VAT) / €125 (ex. VAT) / US$150. For countries outside the Euro zone or the United States of America artists will be billed in GBP.
What does the Bridgeman team look for in your work?
The Bridgeman Studio team evaluates art work from a commercial licensing perspective, aimed squarely at curating the best creative content for image licensing. If invited to join, you will be asked to complete your registration, following which your images will be featured on the site.
Artists are also invited to join their Print-on-demand opportunities to earn income via the Bridgeman Art.com store.
As outlined above, artists will note that in addition to making submissions of their work, that it is important that artists maintain an online presence. In that regard, Artist Marketing Resources democratically offers any artist an opportunity for a feature article that will increase online visibility for the artist, remain up permanently, and become part of Google search engine results–for details click here.
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