Artwork by Richard Jones

About Us

Bright is a collective of specialist agents, working across all areas of children’s publishing, art licensing, and illustration for design and advertising.

As an innovative illustration and literary agency, Bright represents the best in global talent. With integrated systems for marketing, contracts, accounting and artist care, the company now has over twenty-five members of staff between its London and New York offices.

Our Method


An agency that goes further

Bright agents are focused on strategy and creative direction, establishing the right partnerships between artists and clients to sustain long term success across international territories within specialised areas. Bright’s core ethos is to drive the discoverability of its artists and authors.

Artwork Fiona Woodcock

Our Divisions


Childrens Illustration

Bright Children’s discovers, develops and promotes exceptional creative talent across children’s publishing, including trade, commercial and educational titles, and also represents authors for picture books, chapter books and middle-grade fiction.


Illustration

Responding to the demand for artwork with a communicative focus, Bright Illustration excels in finding elegant, creative solutions for advertising, editorial, branding, packaging and character design projects. Illustrators are expertly paired with clients to achieve an array of brand objectives – with exceptional attention to detail, providing a finish that is both original and professional. Whatever the brief, our experienced agents and artists provide skilful, visually-engaging design with real impact.


Art Licensing

Dedicated to sourcing, developing and presenting beautiful illustration to perfectly meet the needs of the Greetings, Stationery, Home & Gift and Wall Art sectors, internationally, Bright Art Licensing combines a professional, trend-led service with boutique appeal. Clients can choose to license from our extensive portfolio of designs, or to commission exclusive, bespoke artwork from our roster of talented artists for a truly inspiring outcome.

With children’s publishing, art licensing and illustration divisions, Bright offers a full range of creative opportunity, and for clients an incredible array of talent within the agency.

‘What struck me about Bright was the vast scope of their vision; they truly are an agency that does everything’

Nicola O’Byrne
Author and Illustrator