We have examined and redefined much of the traditional criteria, understanding, and necessities of operating a successful art business. Our company primarily exists to help artist reach their goals and enjoy success.
CREATIVE MINDS AT WORK
Elaine JosephChief Executive Officer
Elaine Joseph has an extensive career history in management, marketing, promotion, and advertising. She has worked with several leading companies in the music and entertainment industry as well as major retail stores, including: Transworld Entertainment, New England Video, The Musicland Group, Compact Disc World, Blockbuster Video, and Victoria’s Secret. She is the recipient of several awards recognizing her for outstanding accomplishments, record-setting achievements, and innovative concepts. She is the long-time successful business manager of Michael Joseph Photography.
Michael JosephAgent & Artist Representative
Michael Joseph is best known for his award-winning international black and white photographs. He has traveled to all 48 contiguous United States and many international cities. His work has appeared in numerous exhibitions and has been honored in many juried art shows. He was named one of the world’s top ten photographers by the 2012 Sony World Photography Organization. Michael’s photographs are held in several important private, public, and museum collections. His work is licensed to major retail outlets, and can be seen in many motion pictures, television programs, and commercials.
Daniela ReyesOperations Manager
Daniela Reyes is a South Florida native, and a graduate of The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, with Bachelors in Illustration. Daniela achieved high honors, and top recognition by winning “Best Portfolio” in her graduating class of 2014. She has an innate talent for fine art, illustration, and creative design. Specializing in traditional and digital mediums, her work is a survey of children's book illustrations, animal illustrations, character concept development, and realism. In her art and career, Daniela demonstrates the desire to do quality work, and present herself in a professional demeanor.
Julianne GrossAssistant Manager
Julianne Gross was born and raised in Florida. Her passion for creativity translates into all aspects of her life. Beginning with high school, she was a Senior Staff Writer for her school newspaper, Assistant News Editor and Website Editor. To her credit she has won first place in the Broward County Literary Fair in the category of Short Story. Currently a freshman at Florida Atlantic University, she is majoring in English. Her dream career is to become a fulltime professional author. She has recently finished her first Teenage Novel and it's on the way to becoming published.
Laura Lam is a freelance editor, public speaker and author. She is the author of the award-winning Micah Grey series (Pantomime, Shadowplay & Masquerade) as well as the forthcoming thrillers False Hearts and Shattered Minds. All books are published through Macmillan, and she has also written short fiction for several anthologies and magazines. She was raised in the San Francisco Bay area but moved to Scotland in 2009. Laura has a BA in creative writing and literature from California State University East Bay, and a masters from the University of Aberdeen in the same subjects.
Anthony ScimeGraphic Designer
Anthony graduated Cypress Lake High School Center for the Arts and received a Bachelor of Science degree in illustration from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. He possesses a highly developed eye for concept and ideas with an edge in innovation, originality, and technique. He exploits this powerful innate ability - coupled with a deep-seated knowledge of current trends in the field of illustration and design - to develop highly polished, quality work. Designing and being creative has completely woven itself into almost every aspect of his life, to a near dangerous level, and he wouldn't want it any other way.
Meagan J. Meehan is a published author, poet, cartoonist, and produced playwright. In addition to writing for Artblend, Meehan writes columns for the Great South Bay Magazine, Blasting News, and Entertainment Vine. She is also a stop-motion animator and an award-winning abstract artist. Meagan holds a BA in English Literature and a MA in Communication. She is also a passionate animal advocate and a fledgling toy and game designer. Meagan's artwork aims to play with people's perceptions and enable them to enter a world where there is no right or wrong. Meehan is currently working on her first novella, which is expected for release next year.