Help
?
Vous avez besoin d’aide pour trouver un illustrateur ?
Marie
Founding French Agent
Trouver le bon artiste peut être un challenge. Profitez de mon expérience et de ma connaissance de nos illustrateurs, n’hésitez pas à me contacter.
appelez-moi
Office hours apply
01 45 26 70 09
Home Illustrateurs Animateurs Styles L'Agence A la une Videos Contact Help Desktop Site
Please Sign In | Register
to use this feature.
To add to your Favourites
please Sign In | Register.
To use the lightbox
please Sign In | Register.

We're a team of experienced agents dedicated to helping you achieve outstanding results on time and to budget

Founded in 1929, Illustration Ltd is a leading international illustration and animation agency with offices in London, New York, Hamburg, Paris, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore and Sydney.

Contact
Marie Bastille
Founding French Agent
Contact
Marie Bastille
Founding French Agent
Marie has a reputation for being one of the finest agents in France, and has been representing Illustration Ltd in Paris for 25 years. When it comes to translating a creative brief, she has true vision and takes pleasure in making the whole process run as smoothly as possible.
Contact
Alice Ball
Agent
Contact
Alice Ball
Agent
Alice has worked in top London advertising agencies before becoming an illustrators' agent. She works across the client spectrum, worldwide. She is devoted to giving her energy and insight to developing and established talented illustrators. Her German language also allows her to engage with the German business.
Contact
Sarah Beetson
Talent Scout
Contact
Sarah Beetson
Talent Scout
As our talent scout, Sarah has a finger on the pulse of international contemporary illustration and an eye peeled for unique new artists with special skills. She’s also an experienced fine artist and illustrator.
Contact
Mike Cowley
Agent & Stock
Contact
Mike Cowley
Agent & Stock
Mike relishes his job as an agent, and his favourite bit is helping clients select the right illustrator for what they want to achieve. He approaches everything he does with a desire to do the best possible job, and is honest, calm and fun. Mike is also a practicing illustrator.
Contact
Juliette Lott
Senior Agent & Associate Director
Contact
Juliette Lott
Senior Agent & Associate Director
Juliette's knowledge, enthusiam and efficiency have made her one of the industry's best known agents. Her natural joie de vivre, energy and thoroughness are as valued by clients as by her fellow agents.
Contact
Sarah Mortimer
Finance Director
Contact
Sarah Mortimer
Finance Director
Sarah has over 20 years’ experience with the agency. As our Finance Director she’s both meticulous and trustworthy. Sarah works internationally, supporting our clients, artists and agents - making sure all the bills get paid and balancing the books.
Contact
Victoria Pearce
Senior Agent / Creative and Marketing
Contact
Victoria Pearce
Senior Agent / Creative and Marketing
With 20 years agenting specialising in fashion & advertising, Victoria leads our marketing, agency promotions & social media. Communication is her forte, whether visiting clients, editing Scrapbook, speaking at events or contributing to design publications.
Contact
Lauren Ashleigh
Agent
Contact
Lauren Ashleigh
Agent
Contact
Susan Bell
Accounts team
Contact
Susan Bell
Accounts team
Susan supports Sarah Mortimer in our accounts department. Formerly a regional controller in the banking industry, she brings with her 20 years of experience in accounting and finance. Susan enjoys being the go-to person when there’s a problem that needs to be resolved.
Contact
Stacey Endress
Senior Agent
Contact
Stacey Endress
Senior Agent
Leading our team in North America, Stacey understands a wide range of markets. That’s no surprise - on top of her Fine Art degree she has experience in fashion, media sales and publishing. People who’ve worked with Stacey admire her efficiency, attention to detail and passion for illustration.
Contact
Karen Kaller
Agent
Contact
Karen Kaller
Agent
Karen loves the challenges and variety you’re exposed to when you’re an illustration agent who strives to bring the best out of every project. She has a Fine Art degree and has worked in publishing and design. Her outgoing personality is a hit with our US clients.
Contact
Julia Freudenthal
Agent
Contact
Julia Freudenthal
Agent
Julia’s nickname is ‘the voice’ because she loves talking to clients and illustrators, making sure commissions run as smoothly as possible. Her background in graphic design gives her a clear understanding of the creative process and she approaches her work with energy, resilience and a touch of humour.
Contact
Corinna Hein
Founding Agent - Germany
Contact
Corinna Hein
Founding Agent - Germany
After founding her own agency in Germany, Corinna partnered with Illustration Ltd in 1995 and has never looked back. Die ILLUSTRATOREN is now one of the largest agencies in the German market. You’ll find Corinna cooperative and friendly, and she loves seeing illustration used on a massive scale.
Contact
Janna Kruetzer
Agent
Contact
Janna Kruetzer
Agent
Sometimes the best things happen entirely by chance. With legal training and a degree in art history, Janna never envisaged becoming an illustration agent, however her administrative skills and understanding of art make her an excellent one. She empathises with clients and illustrators alike.
Contact
Alexandra Maul
Senior Agent and Associate Director
Contact
Alexandra Maul
Senior Agent and Associate Director
Alexandra has an eye for detail and has worked to the highest standards ever since she first joined the agency. Both our clients and our artists enjoy working with her because of the positive and cheerful attitude that she applies to every single job.
Contact
Steffi Rauch
Senior Agent
Contact
Steffi Rauch
Senior Agent
A unique idea is a thing of beauty to Steffi, and she loves seeing great concepts turned into successful creative projects. She joined our team after 10 years in the Hamburg design industry, which gives her an in-depth understanding of how our clients work and exactly what they require.
Contact
Sabrina Schekerka
Contact
Sabrina Schekerka
Sabrina truly enjoys dealing with people. With us she can outlive her talent in communication in it´s best sense. Her professional past in the hotel business was a great contribution to that, of course. In her spare time Sabrina likes to travel the world and to write and sing music.
Contact
Amary Tang
Agent
Contact
Amary Tang
Agent
We met Amary when we first explored the Chinese market and she’s been with us ever since. Fun, kind and honest, she enjoys keeping in touch with artists, seeing their latest work and imaging new ways of applying their skills. Her background is in costume design, fashion and animation.
Contact
Archana Karthik
Agent - India
Contact
Archana Karthik
Agent - India
Archana has never been the one to shy away from new challenges.
That's what led her to head our team in India, after a rich experience
of over 15 years in both the business and creative fields. Besides
interacting with clients and artists, she enjoys being a passionate student
of linguistics.
Contact
Choon Meng Seng
Agent
Contact
Choon Meng Seng
Agent
Choon Meng is a talented illustrator in his own right, and has launched a successful animation studio. He has contacts throughout Southeast Asia, and a background that combines both creative and business skills. He enjoys working with clients, and helping them achieve outstanding results.
Contact
Paul Hughson
Digital Marketer
Contact
Paul Hughson
Digital Marketer
Paul runs all our Digital Marketing programs and campaigns, heading up a team of highly focused and experienced professionals dedicated to optimising the digital opportunities out there for our artists. This covers all aspects of social media, search, ads, UX and much more besides.
Contact
Vanessa Lambert
Associate Agent
Contact
Vanessa Lambert
Associate Agent
Vanessa has over fifteen years experience as an agent and illustrator with both deep knowledge and sound judgement. She works with us focusing on social media, our monthly newsletters as well as marketing and awards.
Contact
Jac Lott
Associate Agent
Contact
Jac Lott
Associate Agent
Jac has a wonderful curatorial eye. She selects and orders all the images in our artists’ online portfolios. Not only does she do this with charm, passion and endeavor, but her touch greatly improves a portfolio's success in terms of viewers and enquiries.
Contact
Harry Lyon-Smith
Director
Contact
Harry Lyon-Smith
Director
Harry took over Garden Studio from John Havergal in 1997, and turned it into Illustration Ltd. His passion for connecting with people, collaborating with them and spotting new opportunities have helped evolve the agency into a worldwide network of leading creative talent.

How well do we help our clients to get the best results? Read some of the things people say about us

From our clients

“With a fabulous selection of artists and a staff that is always on the ball, Illustration Ltd. makes my dreams come true every time.”
“It was a pleasure working with you and your talent:). Good luck in the future and thanks again. We are all really happy with the art.”
“All sites should be this easy to navigate. Illustration's range of illustrators is as good as it gets”
“Thanks for the illustrations for our project. Both our client and ourselves like them very much. The working process has been very smooth and all achieved within our budget. And special thanks to Tianyin who, through this project, has demonstrated Illustration Ltd’s unique capability of bridging up Chinese creativity with Western interpretation and execution”
“Illustrationweb have a really great range of talent, the website is simple and it’s easy to find exactly what I’m looking for and they are always a pleasure to work with.”
“Thanks Illustration team for a terrific evening at Scrapbook Live - a great way to get a sense of the agency and what it's about. The dynamism of the agents and diversity of the art was very apparent. I've always liked the fact that Illustration Ltd represent a select list of artists whose styles are very broad. This was well showcased. It was a pleasure to meet some of your artists too. To know that the individuals you represent are so energetic, professional and personable really is a huge draw when thinking of commissioning. Above all, we took away a great sense of energy, openness and optimism from artists & agents. Great feelings to have at the moment.”
“Many thanks and Im so happy to work with you, guys. Very proud about this work. Big x for all.”
“It was a pleasure working with you & Bob! Keep in touch! ”
“My experience was beyond excellent both with Stacey and Miss Led. Both were able to clearly inform me on what they needed from me and understood my needs and reacted to them quickly and accurately. Made this part of my project the easiest part”
“Thank you for helping coordinate this project with Lisa. She made a fantastic piece that everyone we've shown it to absolutely loves.

Also Thank you to Yourself & Mike. You both made an intimidating process incredibly easy (not always an easy thing to do by email)”
“Thank everyone at Illustration for the lovely notebook that arrived on my desk this morning! All the best”
“The client loves it, so well done! Many thanks”
“Andreas and yourself were a dream to work with, and all of the artwork exceeded our expectations. I look forward to working with you again soon!”
“It was really great for our team to meet with Jacqueline last night. The event was a great success, with both our hosts and guests commenting on Jacqueline’s amazing illustrations. Thank you again for all your help, we hope to work with yourself and Jaqueline again on future events.”
“I've known Illustration for many years now and have always found them to be highly professional and passionate about delivering the best possible results, both from a creative and cost point of view. Each of the different agents that I've met are simply delightful, keen to help and to get the best out of their illustrators ensuring they deliver on brief and on time, every time.

The range of illustrators/artists they represent are the best in their field, and Illustration pride themselves on the wide variety of styles on offer. I find the website particularly useful when searching for just the right person and style to present on to my clients. Knowing that a can trust Illustration to support me in what I need, while ensuring that their artists are treated fairly and encouraged to do their best work time and again, makes it very easy to recommend them as the best illustration agency around.

Great people, great artist, great results.”

From our illustrators

“Illustration Ltd have a superb team of agents whom are trustworthy, pro active and completely reliable. Their varied client list has allowed me to expand the breadth of jobs undertaken. Their finance team is punctual with payments and they have been nothing but utterly brilliant to work with.”
“Always a pleasure, professional and friendly.
Regular commissions from all over the world, particularly the US and Germany and of course the UK.

Keep up the good work!”
“I have had the pleasure of working with Illustration Ltd for just over a year now, and it's been a joy! Always friendly and professional, they have provided me with great work and clientele, from the UK and USA especially. I feel as though I'm in good hands!”
“Such a great assortment of illustrators from all over the world! And a great team of reps right across the globe! ‘Illustration’ is truly international. The website is always fresh and informative. I really like the Scrapbooks. They are wonderful. For me as an illustrator in the ‘team’ I can really focus on being creative and leave all the other business in their safe hands. From Stacey in the US to Tianyin in China it has always been a great delight to work with ‘Illustration’.”
“After years of going it alone with some success the opportunity to sign with Illustration Ltd presented itself in 2009 when Senior Agent Victoria Pearce spotted my work. Joining the Illustration Ltd family has been the best career decision I have made. The team's knowledge of the publishing and design industries as well as their kindness and nurturing approach to their artists is balanced with complete professionalism towards the clients ensuring positive results all round. Illustration ltd and the team have been fundamental in helping me grow and develop as both an artist and also a business, introducing my work to an ever increasing audience of high end clients. I can wholeheartedly and without hesitation recommend! ”
“Illustration Ltd have always been a great support to my endeavours as an illustrator, their tireless interest in finding new clients and the best new illustrators means i'm always gifted with good company. And with clients coming from all over the world, new markets and opportunities are always around corner.”
“Illustration Ltd picked me up as a raw talent and have helped instill a deep understanding of the visual communication industry and client needs whilst leaving my creativity unbridled. A friendlier, more accommodating and professional agency you'll struggle to find. I'm thrilled to be signed to the best in the world.”
“I joined Illustration Ltd in 2011 and couldn’t be happier. All of the agents and staff are fantastic and great to work with. They’ve given me the opportunity to work with clients all over the world, most of which I don’t think I would have had the chance to on my own. I’m very honored to be a member of the Illustration Ltd family and look forward to working with them in the years to come.”
“This is my first year of representation with Illustration Ltd and hope there are many more years to come. The whole team are highly professional and also extremely friendly, which is a great bonus. They are a pleasure to work with as they are swift with communication, provide informative briefs and regular promotional support. I have already worked on some dream commissions that I couldn't have achieved without the team. It's an honour to be represented by Illustration Ltd and be amongst the best illustrators.”
“Illustration web has a fantastic team of agents working around the world. They are all great to work with, very trustworthy and enthusiastic. I put my complete trust in them to look after the job in hand. I have been a part of this large family of illustrators for a few years, and feel like my client base has gone from strength to strength. Illustration has given me the chance to work with all ends of the illustration world and given me lots of experience in many different area's ! Fantastic Team!
Thank you illustration”

We believe that planting trees combats climate change;
which is why we give 1% of our turnover to WeForest.

Illustration's 1 Million Trees pledge is about a lot more than offsetting our environmental footprint; it's about actively helping to recover lost ecosystems for the benefit of communities and wildlife around the world.

TREES PLANTED SINCE DECEMBER 2012

Our commitment to planting trees
In December 2012 Illustration Ltd made a formal pledge to donate 1% of global turnover to the systematic planting of trees for the foreseeable future. Specifically, we aim to plant 1 million trees every 5 years. Illustration is delighted to be part of a burgeoning movement of companies investing in a healthy planet.

The background to our thinking
On a two year sabbatical spent motorcycling around the world, Illustration’s CEO Harry Lyon-Smith was shocked to witness the degree to which the natural world is being rapidly marginalised by the joined-up scale of urban and industrial expansion, in particular the widespread loss of forests.

In searching for a way in which Illustration could help, inspiration came from Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard of the outdoor clothing company Patagonia. Following Chouinard’s example, in December 2012 Harry and the Illustration management team made the decision to donate 1% of turnover to reforestation, with the aim of planting 1 million trees every five years.

In February 2013 Illustration joined 1% for the Planet, a global movement which builds and supports an alliance of businesses financially committed to creating a healthy planet.

Why we partner with WeForest
We partner with WeForest.org to fulfill our commitment to a sustainable planet. WeForest offers practicable solutions with the aim of restoring ecosystems, focusing also on long-term well being of local communities. WeForest’ s objective is to make Earth cooler and contribute to the unstoppable movement that is restoring the 350 million hectares* of additional forest needed to remain below 2°C temperature increase.
It is possible to stop global warming if we all act now.

*As shared by the N Y Declaration of Forests and backed by scientific research.

Tree Planting Report
November 2017
Tree Planting Report
November 2016
Tree Planting Report
November 2015

Are you an artist looking for representation?

We provide an exceptionally nurturing relationship to help you make the most of your talent, combined with access to some of the leading commissioners around the World.

Click here to find out how to submit examples of your work.

Please understand that because of the exceptionally large number of applications we receive it is unfortunately not possible to respond to everybody.

Would you like to join us as an agent?

Illustration continues to grow our team of agents and expand into new markets around the globe. Think you could be right? Please send a note and CV to us here.

Current Opportunities

Agent, Australia and New Zealand

We are looking for an agent to represent us in ANZ (Australia/New Zealand).

The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of the local advertising, graphic, editorial, publishing and illustration/animation markets, have an engaging personality, and be organised, empathetic and determined by nature. Fluent spoken and written English is essential.

Agent, Japan

We are looking for an agent to represent us in Japan.

The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of the local advertising, graphic, editorial, publishing and illustration/animation markets, have an engaging personality, and be organised, empathetic and determined by nature. Fluent spoken and written English is essential.

Senior Agent, Exclusive Territory

Do you live in a country not currently represented by Illustration and want to start your own business as an exclusive agent representing and promoting our amazing roster of international illustrators/animators? You would be responsible for running the local agency and recruiting leading local illustrators/animators.

Fluent spoken and written English is essential. Remuneration will be by way of commission on jobs.

Application Process

If you are interested and have a strong relevant track record and proven integrity, please email your CV, two or references and message to h@illustrationweb.com.

Cookies: Our website uses cookies to help us better understand your needs and so provide you with the best online experience. You can find out
more about cookies and the information they collect in our updated Terms. By using this site you are agreeing upon our updated Terms.

Please sign in
Username (email address)
Remember me
Password



Not registered?

Add to lightbox

or Create a new lightbox

Create a new lightbox


Represented Illustrators

(to access/manage online portfolio)

Username:

Password:

remember me



password reminder?
Looking for representation?
Recently viewed
+

My recently viewed portfolios   i _

Portfolios visited in this and previous sessions are saved in your browser's cookies. To clear your portfolio history click here.