Cawdell Douglas is the UK’s leading specialist arts agency, offering a wide range of services that includes:
Drawing on 20 years of experience and an impressive list of contacts in the international art world, we are well placed to advise our clients in all of the above fields. With a small, dedicated team, we have a proven track record in ensuring that clients' objectives are achieved in an efficient and effective manner. Our clients range from the world's top art and antiques fairs to small, privately owned galleries and individual collectors.
We advise clients on marketing activities to complement what they are already doing. The purpose of this is not only to make their business more effective but also more efficient.
We manage our clients' reputations through their external relationships in order to build goodwill, support and understanding.
Editorial coverage is secured in specialist arts press, glossy consumer magazines, national and international newspapers, online media, television and radio. We work on producing in-depth features alongside listings. Our bespoke in-house database of over 1500 personal press contacts is updated daily.
We work with sponsors once they are in place to ensure that all their needs are met and to help them and our clients get the most out of the partnership.
Copywriting and Editing
Our writing skills are impressive and we regularly produce copy for a range of products from client newsletters to ghost writing articles for publication. We also edit client material as required.
With over 20 years' experience working on the world's top art fairs such as TEFAF Maastricht, Art Antiques London, the BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair and Master Drawings London & New York; we are well placed to run every detail of an event from conception to delivery. We run press offices, organise events at fairs and manage all aspects of gallery openings, exhibitions and launches.
We offer a bespoke service teaching clients how to handle (and how not to handle) the press as well as explaining what makes a story.
Working with publishers, designers and printers, we produce catalogues and newsletters, as well as writing on specialist topics, copywriting, ghost writing and editing.
As art market specialists we have built an extensive knowledge of and contacts within the art market. We offer a discreet broking service to a small number of clients in order to help them locate particular objects and build specialist collections.