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TOTAL Art Licensing
Image Connection, LLC, a Stockton, California their offerings of coasters, placemats
based art licensing company, is weathering the and cutting boards. RAZ Imports has
economic downturn with the strength of its introduced a new line of holiday deco-
rative items that were added to an
existing collection of ornaments.
Bentley House Publishing recently
added their 50
th
image to their line
of open edition prints and canvas
products.
Kathleen Parr McKenna also ex-
panded her presence at Conimar.
They took several images for their
line of flexible cutting boards as
well as their glass and stone coaster
lines. Evergreen Enterprises added
two images to their flag line from
the demise and take over of NCE.
Current, Inc, a leader in direct re-
tail catalog sales, developed several
Julie Ueland
products using four of Ms. McKenna’s im-
has increased their product offerings using sev-
ages.
eral of Rooney’s designs.
Susan Rooney, an established artist and
Marketplace environment has forced several
graphic designer, completed a deal with
changes in the industry, which started long be-
Hoffman Fabrics with a collection of poppy
fore the downturn last year. Artist and designer
designs. Highland Graphics has developed a
saturation, exhibition costs, travel costs, are all
stone coaster set and is moving on to other
forcing drastic changes in business practices for
tabletop products utilizing Ms. Rooney’s vi-
the art licensing industry. Retailers continue to
brant tropical bird collection. Current, Inc.
beat-up manufacturers for better pricing which
Kathleen Parr McKenna Susan Rooney
trickles down to the artists and agents. Survival
will be based on not only the
quality of the work offered
talented Artists. Several new agreements were
by artists and agents, but the
completed for all of the Artists over the past
ability to be flexible and offer
year. This, despite the fact that several licensing
added-values not previously
partners disappeared from the scene. Many of
required.
the IC partners stepped up the pace to fill the
Image Connection will be
needs of retailers who have felt the pinch of
exhibiting at Surtex in New
missing manufacturers.
York, in May in Booth 526.
Julie Ueland expanded her roster of licensing
The Company will also be
partnerships with several new licenses. Certified
at Licensing Expo 2009 in
International rolled out a dinnerware collection
Las Vegas, in booth 1461, in
in January at the Atlanta Gift Show with her Le
June.
Chanticler Collection. Brownlow introduced
Information regarding any of
an inspirational book as part of an impulse gift
the Image Connection artists
program. Ms. Ueland has also signed an Agree-
or services can be received
ment with CBK to develop several home décor
by calling Alan Korsgaden at
collections. Ueland is currently working on a
209.951.4088, or visiting the
program for C&F Enterprises. Conimar added
Image Connection web site
several images over the past several months to
at www.iconnectart.com.
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