Amanda Haley received her BFA in Painting and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. After graduation she worked as an Art Director at Leo Burnett Advertising for several years, then as a staff illustrator for Gibson Greetings' art department.
Amanda has worked with all the major greeting card companies illustrating cards, gift bags and gift wrap. She has licensed projects for a major retailer for stationery products including gift wrap, bags, boxes, picture frames, and journals; and "Back to School" products including notebooks, pencils, lunchboxes, pencil cases, spiral notebooks, and journals.
New Art Brand: Cat Murphy
Cat Murphy is a textile designer from Sussex, England who has been successfully selling handcrafted home accessory products in the U.K. for over 10 years. She takes inspiration for her designs from the sea, her travels to exotic destinations, modernistic abstract painters, and auctions and flea markets. Murphy especially enjoys sketching mid century and retro designs and is inspired by Moroccan textile designs. She enjoys creating free flowing geometric or floral style prints, and single unique minimalistic color presentations.
Vivid Art Agency, LLC is a Chicago-based boutique licensing agency which offers brand and strategic planning, product development, and marketing. VAA strives to deeply understand a client's brand with its distinctive qualities and potential, and to create and find unique and rewarding licensing opportunities for our artists and intellectual property owners.