Do you really need an agent?

At the Association of Illustrators (AOI), many members are represented by agencies. But there are also many who aren't, as well as agent members, who abide by its ethical code of conduct and work hard to secure a richer industry through a great plethora of talent. 

Many illustrators ask us: is it essential to have an agent to be successful? To answer this question, we sought the insight of two AOI members who are currently thriving in their careers – both with and without agents.

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The Association of Illustrators is the professional body for illustration in the UK.