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How to Submit Artwork

Thank you for your interest in MHS Licensing. We are always very interested in discovering new talent and welcome the opportunity to review your work. All information submitted to MHS Licensing will be kept in strict confidence.

Why work with MHS Licensing?

With over 400 Manufacturers (Licensees) in dozens of merchandise categories, our team of executives and account managers has the reach and relationships to give your artwork the best chance of success in the marketplace. We attend over 20 industry tradeshows a year in order to stay on top of the trends in the marketplace and present our artists' portfolios to a wide range of manufacturers.

We are honored to receive many art submissions monthly so your adherence to our guidelines will help expedite our response to your submission. Our Art Review Committee will review your submission at a monthly meeting and determine if we should explore working together. Once we have made a decision, we will contact you directly by phone, e-mail or mail. It is not necessary for you to contact us prior to completing our review process. Please note that in some cases it may take up to 6 weeks to respond.

Thank you in advance for submitting your artwork to MHS Licensing!

If submitting ARTWORK for representation:

Please send us a link to your website or an email containing no less than 8 images (via jpeg or pdf) showing the diversity of your portfolio to:

If submitting BRANDS for representation:

Please send an overview of the brand including visual collateral, background information on the brand, and whom you feel the brand appeals to. This can be emailed to:

Note: When submitting your artwork or brand, it is helpful if you share with us your vision of how your work might look on product.

To help reduce the environmental impact of paper, and physical delivery, we prefer electronic submissions via email. However, if you choose to mail printouts of your work, please send them with your name and contact information to:

MHS Licensing
Attn: Art Review Committee
11100 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 550
Minneapolis, MN 55305-5517

If you would like your materials returned after our review process please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope with correct postage. We will assume that submissions without a postage paid envelope do not need to be returned. Please do not send your valuable originals. We cannot guarantee their safety!

We are not able to confirm the receipt of materials. If you desire to verify your package's arrival, please send via Federal Express, UPS or some other method in which you can track the package.

We look forward to receiving your submission.

To learn more about the licensing industry, we encourage you to review the following book:

The Licensing Business Handbook
by Karen Raugust
Phone: 201-747-3737
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