At Cruise Creative, we help you meet your design challenges in today's competitive marketplace. Understanding our clients' licensing needs and helping them meet their product development requirements are of utmost importance. We take great pride in the long-standing relationships we have built, and base our success on matching our artists' styles with our licensees' needs.

When it comes to art that sells products, Cruise Creative delivers. We represent artists whose work has proven to be popular with consumers worldwide. For the manufacturers we work with, this means top-selling products and consistent retail sales.

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Licensed Artists

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Angela Anderson

Angela Anderson pursued two years’ training in commercial art; however, she found a new way to express her talents when she was invited to paint decorative accents for a baby’s nursery. Over twenty years later, she continues to be inspired by children, the natural world, and the seasons of life. Anderson’s media includes acrylic or [...]


Tom Antonishak

Growing up in the mountains of Pennsylvania, Tom Antonishak gained an appreciation for nature early on, and that love would show through in some of the award-winning paintings he would do later in life. Accomplishments include the 1992 New York Duck Stamp, the 1994 National Park Stamp, and having his work singled out and showcased [...]

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Charlene Audrey

With a skillful artistic flair, Charlene Audrey Chouinard’s enthusiasm for her art comes to life in her paintings. Inspired by modern and vintage motifs, and her love of life and nature, Chouinard composes her skillful work using the graceful transparency of watercolors, the energy of acrylics, and the velvet effect of gouache. She flirts with [...]


Sherri Baldy

Sherri Baldy’s passion for all things whimsical and wonderful has been nurtured from a very early age. As a young girl, she danced with imaginary fairies, swam with invisible mermaids, and partook of the magical secret world of frogs, toads, and snails that lay hidden beneath the fallen leaves. Fast forward to the present and [...]

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Bethany Berndt-Shackelford

Currently, Bethany Berndt-Shackelford works from home as a surface designer. Products with her licensed art can be found in 10,000 stores across the country including Walmart, Target, Lowe’s, Jo-Ann Fabric, Hobby Lobby, Borders Books and HomeGoods. She won two Emmys for her computer graphics work at NBC for on-air news/promotion graphics and a third Emmy [...]


Joseph Burgess

After working in the Advertising industry for a number of years, Joseph Burgess had dedicated his career to being an independent illustrator. His path as a freelance artist has allowed him to work in numerous mediums and styles. Oils, acrylics, and computer art gives Joseph the freedom to choose the best medium for each particular [...]

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Sara Burrier

Sara Burrier has been recognized as a leading mermaid, fairy, and watercolor artist. Her beautiful paintings are inspired by nature, florals, birds, and her faith. After receiving her BFA in Illustration through the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, she followed her father’s lead in teaching the arts and is currently an art instructor at [...]


Antonella Canavese

Antonella Canavese says that she was raised on bread and art in Piedmont, Italy, at the foot of a creative mother, an artist herself, who instilled in Antonella a passion for classical works. Her in-home art training was accompanied by Antonella’s insatiable childhood curiosity and love for animals. Antonella refined her art education and skills [...]


Cory Carlson

Cory Carlson’s wildlife paintings portray nature’s timeless beauty and energy, channeling the intensity of life in the wild onto canvas where the viewer can discover its hidden realms. Carlson says, “It’s not enough to just paint a good likeness.  I want my viewers to feel the emotions, struggles and triumphs of living free.” Carlson draws [...]


William Castner

William Castner’s involvement with photography as a medium for creative expression began over two decades ago. After developing his own sense of style and composition, William studied at the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan and the American Photographic Academy in Chicago, Illinois. With a keen eye for detail, William brings an intimate sense [...]