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About The Show



SURTEX is the ideal sourcing event for retailers, licensees and manufacturers looking to license or purchase original artwork, prints and patterns as part of their product development process.

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SURTEX 2016 a success


The 30th edition of SURTEX featured 200+ exhibiting artists and drew top retailers and manufacturers from across the globe.

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The SURTEX Show Planner

Start Planning Your Show: View exhibitors’ art & designs, save your favorite designs, schedule meetings with exhibitors, view show specials, contact exhibitor’s directly and more.

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On The Surface


Here’s a question SURTEX exhibitor Tracey Wirth may not have heard since grade school days: “What did you do on your summer vacation?” Her answer: Plenty. “I spent my summer in Cape Cod, Mass,” Tracey […]


EXHIBITORS SIGN IN FOR SURTEX 2017 Seven months to go, and SURTEX 2017 is already shaping up as next year’s pre-eminent resource for original art and design, reports Sales Manager John Erich. With the list […]

‘Made You Look!’

INSIDER TIPS: HOW TO GRAB A LICENSEE’S ATTENTION Everyone’s after them, the manufacturers of bestselling home decor, home fashions, tabletop, and textiles. Agents are always at their doors; artists flood their e-mails with design ideas. Who […]

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Art Licensing for Designers, Manufacturers, and Retailers
Now in its 31st year, SURTEX® is the global B2B marketplace for sourcing original art & design—where artists, art agents, licensing agencies and licensors connect with manufacturers and retailers to create the next best-selling products in every category imaginable. Wall coverings, fabric prints, decorative accessories, bed linens, stationery, giftware, apparel and so much more…if it’s any product with a surface or textile design of any kind, there’s a good chance it originated at SURTEX.


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