Bhavi is our Learning Academy’s Creative Director. Her experience in all things illustration began with with Advocate when interning in university, where she studied Illustration. After graduating with a 1st Class Honours, she spent 2.5 years working at the Royal Academy of Arts as an Exhibitions & Art Sales Coordinator, before rejoining Advocate-Art as an Artist Agent. Having worked with Publishing and Licensing clients across the UK over the last 5 years, she now works as the company’s Senior Art Director and Licensing Manager, where her main focus remains with working with clients on a range of projects across Greeting Cards, Picture Books, Middle Grade Fiction and Chapter Books. Having built a strong rapport with artists, it’s equally important to Bhavi that she has a hands-on approach with our artists, helping to develop their portfolios to bring a range of commercial, on trend styles to the Publishing industry every year. She brings this relevant development knowledge to her role here at ITSme. Her client list now involves working with big publishing houses such as Walker Books (Bestsellers of Dinosaurs Don’t Have Bedtime), Harper Collins, DK (World of Trees), Scholastic (Unicorn Don’t Love Sparkles,) Arcturus and Wonderbly. In recent years, she’s developed strong relationships with the Trade Team, working on bestselling titles Friends Are Amazing and 3 Lions. Whilst Bhavi is a top selling Children’s Publishing agent, she also works as an agent with leading Greeting Card Publishers such as Paper Rose, alongside developing new product concepts with Gibsons Games. She still holds her position as Art Director at Advocate Art, and is excited for this partnership with ITSme, and sharing her knowledge with artists from all industries and locations.