Illustration by Mike Ellis
Representing artists for over 70 years
Since before the JPG was invented!
Rapp Art is a United States-based illustration agency, representing nearly 100 award winning artists from around the world. Founded over 70 years ago, Rapp Art has collaborated with many of the legendary talents from the golden age of illustration. Today, our illustrators create content for conceptual editorial illustrations, motion graphics, graphic novels, package designs, and advertising campaigns.
A small sample of our vast client list includes The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, Meredith, Penguin Random House, Scholastic, Apple, Adobe, and Deloitte Financial Services.
Illustration by Mike Ellis
Nancy is a New Yorker with over twenty years’ experience as an artists’ agent, which makes her the perfect New York editorial agent. She understands that world like the back of her hand, and has an artist ready for any and every project. Outside of the office, Nancy enjoys theatre, visiting museums and engaging with her church and Hell’s Kitchen communities.
Outside of New York
From being an Iron man to an award-winning editorial agent, there are few things Jodie can’t do. As a former Art Buyer, she intimately understands the needs of her clients and has a knack for making any budget or timeline work. Outside of the office, Jodie enjoys training for her next adventure, race or powerlifting competition, dying her hair funky colors, and being a mother to her teenage son and bulldog.
Sam is a Rapp Art original. Having been with the company for over 36 years, he had the honor of working side by side with Gerald Rapp. Sam’s decades of experience shine through in his work as the head of all corporate and advertising illustration projects at Rapp Art. Outside of the office, Sam is an artist and avid music collector who also enjoys photography, movies and cats.
Mendola Artists is a family-owned, United States-based illustration agency founded by Joseph Mendola in 1960, before CGI, JPGs, fax machines or even FedX. The agency continues to evolve and expand under the expert guidance of his two sons Tim and Tom. Since the very beginning, Mendola Artists has sought out the best talent from around the globe, establishing relationships with the country’s top ad agencies, package design firms, editorial publications, and toy companies. Whether they be masterful oil painters or innovative CGI animators, Mendola Artists currently represents over 100 of the world’s most accomplished illustrators.
Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Eating Well, Harvard Business Review, Times Magazine, Scholastic…
Harper Collins, Penguin Random House, Disney, Kensington…
Hasbro, Mattel, Fisher Price, Spinmaster…
Boston Beer, Publix, Pringles, Nantucket Nectars, Celestial Seasonings, Dunkin Donuts Coffee, Pepsico / Kevita, Makers Mark…
BBDO, Saatchi & Saatchi, Publicis, Havas…
Abelson Taylor, Sudler / VMLYR, Vanguard, Ogilvy Commonhealth, McCann Health, Bader Rutter, Razorfish…