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Paul Brent to give SURTEX Show Review and Trend Insights for Artists in Free Art Licensing Info Teleseminar

Posted on 5/10/2013 by Natasha Davis

Portland, Oregon, April 24, 2013 – On Wednesday, May 29, 2013, art licensing industry guru Paul Brent, will be the featured guest on the Art Licensing Info Ask Call. This will be Brent’s forth year to no only answer questions submitted by artists, but also provide insights on trends in the art licensing industry and a review of the SURTEX trade show.

“The level of detail and trend information Paul Brent shares that artists can use in their own work is amazing – especially since the call is only a week after the industry’s biggest trade show.  ” Tara Reed, who organizes the calls explained.  “This has become by far the most anticipated and well attended call of the year with both veterans and artists who are new to the industry tuning in.”

Brent’s success, expertise and continued involvement in the business side of his licensing company, Paul Brent Designer, makes him a great resource for any artist wanting to learn more about the art licensing industry.  Brent is actively involved in the trade shows and has a keen eye for trend spotting. 

The free calls, offered through are a great vehicle for artists to learn from experts in the art licensing industry.  The calls create a sense of hope, community and give a sense of direction to artists interested in licensing.

Artists can submit their questions and register for call-in details at  The call will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 5:30 pm Pacific / 8:30 pm Eastern.  It is free to listen live and audio replays will be available after the call for a nominal fee.

ABOUT is the go-to site for artists to learn about licensing their art.  Founded by artist Tara Reed in 2008, the website now includes information from a growing list of industry experts.The website offers a wide range of no-cost and low-cost resources such as e-books (e.g. How to Get Started in Art Licensing and How to Find an Art Licensing Agent), teleseminars, coaching, The Art Licensing Info Monthly Ask Call Series (based on questions submitted by artists), a blog, newsletter, Facebook page, YouTube channel and more.