About, Mummy Brown


Mummy Brown is a small illustration agency with a firm ‘quality over quantity’ ethos. We represent a selection of hugely talented artists from around the world, each with their own unique style. This diversity makes their artwork perfect for a multitude of applications, including publishing, editorial, design, advertising and licensing usage and commissions. 

Our greatest pleasure is in matching our artists with the right projects. We understand that successful collaborations rely on our capacity to listen to and truly grasp our client’s needs, whilst supporting and nurturing our artists throughout. This attentive approach makes working with Mummy Brown a positive experience for all.

Mummy Brown’s founding director, Nicole Mendelsohn has enjoyed working with artists and illustrators for over 20 years. During this time she has worked as an art director and artist agent, including roles at the National Portrait Gallery and V&A Museum.

In case you’re wondering, ‘Mummy Brown’ was a pigment favoured by the Pre-Raphaelites. Its origin may intrigue or revolt you. Production of the pigment relied on using human and feline mummies, resulting in an alluring, rich brown hue. Now there’s a name you won’t forget in a hurry.

If there’s a project you’d like to discuss, please do get in touch.

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