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Slovenian artist with unique products made of ceramics is looking for a commercial agent to promote and sell her artworks

Country of origin:
Country: 
SLOVENIA
Opportunity:
External Id: 
BOSI20190416001
Published
23/04/2019
Last update
23/03/2020
Expiration date
02/05/2020

Keywords

Partner keyword: 
Other leisure and recreational products and services
Other Consumer Related (not elsewhere classified)
Artistic creation
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Summary

Summary: 
Slovenian artist with unique artworks of ceramics representing Buddhist symbols such as the sacred birds is looking for a commercial agent with an expertise in arts and aesthetics. Based on a commercial agency agreement, the commercial agent will be appointed to sell her artworks on foreign markets.

Description

Description: 

Slovenian self-employed artist based in Piran, Slovenia, started her career in 2002, and bacame gradually recognized both on a national and international level. Her inspiration originates from Buddhism – that is a religion she identifies with. She uses ceramics as well as other materials to design and produce her artworks.

Symbols of sacred birds and hawks are the distinctive symbols in her products – these symbols represent reincarnation and a new birth, but they also configure human decay. The artist furtherly designs other types of products, which are the outcome of her original creative process. Such products both serve a decorative purpose and represent an economic value.

The Slovenian atist has had exhibitions in her home country and in foreign countries such as Croatia, Austria, Hungary, Germany (Berlin), Spain (Barcelona), Romania and in Portugal (Aveiro). She also participated at the 48th Congress and General Assembly of International Academy of Ceramics (IAC) in New Taipei City, Taiwan. She received several awards and recognitions, such as the Lifelong-learning prize by the Andragoški center Slovenije za vseživljenjsko učenje (2007), a Silver prize at Ex tempore Zagreb (2014), the Jury Award and other recognitions at the Ex tempore Piran (2014).

The artist aims to reach an international audience through effective marketing, and is thus looking for professional commercial agents with a thorough passion for the arts. Commercial agents will operate on the basis of a commercial agency agreement.

The selected commercial agent will address and target customers interested in contemporary artworks and artefacts; collectors of unique products made from ceramics; enterprises, business entities and hotels aiming to improve the image of indoor and outdoor spaces; the cultural industry in general.

Advantages & innovations

Cooperation plus value: 
The artworks are handmade from ceramics and contemporary materials. They are resilient and suitable for decorative and ornamental purposes both for indoor and outdoor spaces. The visual and communicative effects are fully reached through formal aesthetic design, sophisticated techniques and originality of colours. By bringing positive energy in place, the artworks have a positive effect on the customers/guests in a given setting. The origanility of the artworks provide an added value over standardized decoration elements and ornamental materials that are being produced industrially or mass produced.

Technical Specification or Expertise Sought

Cooperation sought: 
The artist is looking for independent entrepreneurs and professionals working as commercial agents in the arts, with an aim to target customers interested in contemporary arts. The agent should be passionate about arts and aesthetics. The professional commercial agent will represent her for commercial agreements, and will promote her artworks in different art galleries, to buyers of arts products, at art shops, and will directly or indirectly manage/commercialize her artworks in foreign countries.

Stage of development

Cooperation stage dev stage: 
Already on the market

Partner sought

Cooperation area: 
The artist is looking for independent entrepreneurs and professionals working as commercial agents in the arts, with an aim to target customers interested in contemporary arts. The agent should be passionate about arts and aesthetics. The professional commercial agent will represent her for commercial agreements, and will promote her artwork in different art galleries, to buyers of arts products, at art shops, and will directly or indirectly manage/commercialize her artworks in foreign countries.

Type and size

Cooperation task: 
SME <10