Verve is an artist reps;
focused in managing illustrators & photographers for commercial, editorial and art projects.
We are based in Jakarta, with various family members from many places all over the world - here to provide you a harmonious teamwork between totality, value and practicality in the creative business.

Ana Kraš

Ana Kraš

Ana (b. Ana Kraš, Belgrade, 1983) was raised in Belgrade, Serbia – a city she really likes because the way it’s rough. She grew up in the war conflict zone of Yugoslavia, finished the university of applied arts some years ago and since then she’s working on different projects; furnitures, pictures and...
Nathalie Théry

Nathalie Théry

Nathalie (b. Nathalie Raefern Théry, Singapore, 1990) – graduated at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) with BA in Photography – admits how her obsession for photography could be difficult to hold, “The ability to ideate and then translate something conjured up in my mind and then seeing it take...
Hengki Koentjoro

Hengki Koentjoro

Hengki (b. Hengki Koentjoro, Semarang, 1963) is a Jakarta resident who went to Brooks Institute of Photography, California, where he majored in video production and minored in the fine art of photography, has spent quite long journey in exploring in what he loves the most; making pictures. “I’ve been in...
Les Jeanclode

Les Jeanclode

Les Jeanclode is a French-based Illustrator trio of Mathieu (b. Mathieu Julien, Bordeaux, 1982), Nic (b. Nicolas Barrome, St. Jean de Luz, 1980) and Seb (b. Sebastian Touache, Bourg en Bresse, 1982) who met while they were studying graphic arts & design in ESAA, Troyes, back then. “Les Jeanclode is...
Shen Plum

Shen Plum

Shen (b. Shengying Li, Hong Kong, 1985) was born in Christmas 27 years ago, spent her childhood in Hong Kong and moved to Canada when she was 12, and graduated from Ontario College of Art and Design in 2008. “As a child I’ve always drawn to anime and cartoon, my mom...
Evelyn Pritt

Evelyn Pritt

Evelyn (b. Evelyn Pritt, Jakarta, 1978) attended her first exhibition, a photography exhibition that was held by Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara (as the youngest artist! She was 16 back then) – that is when she’s fallen in love with photography. She started taking pictures with analog cameras since junior high...
Louis Kanzo

Louis Kanzo

Kanzo (b. Louis Kanzo, Jakarta, 1985), now living in Melbourne, Australia – is coming from the motherland Indonesia, Jakarta, “Big city full of rats and tall buildings.” he reminisces :) – He grew up surrounded with mural artwork and propaganda in Indonesia as a child and was influenced by street...
Reuben Wu

Reuben Wu

Reuben (b. Reuben Wu, Liverpool, 1975) received his first camera for Christmas when his dad secretly exchanged a toy gun from someone else for an Agfamatic 110. With a brief purely-digital-period in his twenties, he has been shooting with film and old manual cameras since. He even inherited a Leica...
Ketut Kusuma

Ketut Kusuma

Ketut (b. Ketut G. Ngurah Winda Kusuma, Malang, 1990) was born with a huge interest in visual artistry, which makes a 22-year old Ketut has already studying how to draw and creating images by himself since early age. An endless endeavor of practice that still continue until now. Being a...
Ali Mitton

Ali Mitton

Ali (b. Alison Jean Mitton, Brisbane, 1985) is what happened when you are a daydreamer with an eye for soft nostalgic beauty who went studying Photography in Southbank Institute of Tafe and Griffith University Australia. “Youth culture, love, memories, nostalgia, film and fashion inspire me the most.” – that’s what she said...
Bárbara Oettinger

Bárbara Oettinger

Bárbara (b. Bárbara Marie Oettinger Searle, Santiago, 1981) has art flowing in her blood, since she was born, for having artist as mother, and not to mention, her complete education in art; Bachelor in Fine Arts, University of Chile, Santiago de Chile – followed by Postgrade of Arts and New Technologies and...
Emeric Trahand

Emeric Trahand

Emeric (b. Emeric Trahand, Saint Quentin, 1981) moved from France after finishing his college to New York and now finds himself as a self-made digital Illustrator who is also known under the name Takeshi. “My interest for visual art started very young as my mother was an art teacher and...
Lucio Gelsi

Lucio Gelsi

Lucio (b. Lucio Gelsi, Milan, 1962) couldn’t remember when was the first time photography happens to him, but he keeps doing it until now, years after years, because he loves the beauty-ness and the still-ness. And also because the beautiful women. And also because he always attracted by the expression...
Taja Sukarya

Taja Sukarya

Taja (b. Taja Sukarya, Singapore, 1983) has been drawing since he realized that elementary school was too boring and decided to make his desk as a canvas, then later discovered that sketchbooks were more portable. Growing up in a mixed marriage family, Taja has always been surrounded by Balinese and...
Andreas Smetana

Andreas Smetana

Andreas (b. Andreas Smetana, Innsbruck, 1968) live with photography as an adventure. “It wasn’t a calling, though. Thrown into an apprenticeship after leaving school, I first fell in love with the inspiring people in the industry and my love for the work itself soon followed.” After forming his own studio...
Eunike Nugroho

Eunike Nugroho

Eunike (b. Eunike Kristanti Nugroho, Semarang, 1981) went to Universitas Sebelas Maret Solo to study Visual Communication Design, and has worked in several advertising agencies in Jakarta like Hakuhodo and Bintang Pratama, before she finally settled down in Yogyakarta doing things that she loves the most; gardening, photography and yes...
Ira Chernova

Ira Chernova

Ira (b. Irina Chernova, Moscow, 1987) is currently living (& traveling) between London and her hometown, Moscow – and other cities in Europe continent, as she once said in our interview, “Everything is connected, my joy and my passion. It’s always a joy for me when taking pictures – which...
Ykha Amelz

Ykha Amelz

Ykha (b. Yfana Khadija Amelz, Jakarta, 1983) grew up in Jakarta, attend college in Bandung, fell in love with the city, decided to stay in Bandung, exploring art by illustrating, and also being a musician. She has been drawing since she can draw fuzzy string and put eyes on it....
Nani Puspasari

Nani Puspasari

Nani (b. Nani Puspasari, Kotabaru, 1986) received not only one, but two Masters; one is Master of Design from Swinburne and another one is Master of Fine Arts from RMIT. Her fondness to art and illustration was started since the first time she could remember it, her earliest inspiration comes...
Bea Ariani

Bea Ariani

Bea (b. Bea Ariani Putri, Jakarta, 1989), just graduated from Visual Communication major of Bina Nusantara University, is a 149 cm height creature, Indonesian girl – but people oftenly mistaken her a hobbit ;) – who loves to draw since her early years of living, when her mother put a...
Tarita Aurora

Tarita Aurora

Tarita (b. Tarita Aurora Nathania Kowara, Bandung, 1986) been drawing since she was old enough to be able to hold a pen. “There’s photographic evidences of a 4 year old me, nge-jongkok, with a paintbrush in my hand and an A3 paper smeared with paint. Interestingly, I still paint using...
Yoga Raharja

Yoga Raharja

Yoga (b. Yoga Raharja, Semarang, 1968) photographs the life he sees, in order to balance his own life. Years of living in undoubtedly brimmed with art Bali, has turn him to someone who’s in deep love with the roots & culture of Indonesian tradition. “Bali has been my muse for...
Lala Bohang

Lala Bohang

Lala (b. Marla Marchiana Vandalia Bohang, Makassar, 1985) went studying Architecture in Parahyangan University but then decided to revisiting her long lost love for drawing and continue doing it for good until now. Raised in small town where she didn’t have a lot of options of entertainment, drawing becoming her...
Cecillia Hidayat

Cecillia Hidayat

Cecil (b. Cecillia Hidayat, Jakarta, 1983) studied Visual Communication just because she thought that’s the only way she could draw more and more. “I draw when I’m happy, when I’m sad, when I’m angry, when I’m bored. I’m an introvert person, I find difficulties saying my thoughts out loud, so...
Luca Knegtering

Luca Knegtering

Luca (b. Luca Meike Knegtering, Utrecht, 1987) went to Bilthoven College, Korean National University of Arts in Seoul and now currently still attending Willem de Kooning Academy Art Academy in Rotterdam, although she is now residing in Jakarta for an internship program. Having an artist/art teacher as a mother, Luca...
Martin Hong

Martin Hong

Martin (b. Martin Hong Cho Ann, Singapore, 1990) lives in Singapore. He just finished his duty by serving to Singapore National Army and now looking forward for adventures to broaden his artistic skill. Martin started to draw since the age 3. “Different things inspire me. Sometimes it’s a crude joke...
Daven Lee

Daven Lee

Daven (b. Daven Lee, Padang, 1985) went to Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia before he’s finally residing in Singapore and channel his overflowing ideas and creativity. “Since I was young, I know I have the eyes for beauty.” he told us in the interview, and then he reminisced...
Rodrigo Gonzalo

Rodrigo Gonzalo

Rodrigo (b. Rodrigo Gonzalo Encinar, Burgos, 1978) received his undergrad from the Fine Arts Department at the Universidad de Salamanca in Spain. Later he studied Visual Communication Design in Nuremberg, Germany, where he got my M.A. And after, he did his M.F.A in Imaging Arts at the photo department in...
Nanda Wilson

Nanda Wilson

Nanda (b. Sofiariantika Primananda, Padang, 1983) now lives in Seattle, Washington and forming a band with her husband – besides drawing, of course. “Stories are my biggest inspiration. I grew up mostly in big cities, consuming stories in so many different ways and forms. I love listening to and reading...
Tania Ranidhianti

Tania Ranidhianti

Tania (b. Tania Ranidhianti, Jakarta, 1982) admits she doesn’t really understand why she took Advertising major in college, although somehow, that helped her to refine her skill by understanding and positioning herself in the client’s chair when doing illustration projects. Tania designs for magazine, she is also a talented pianist...
Yann Sadi

Yann Sadi

Yann (b. Yann Sadi, Laval, 1981) had been developing his skill in art direction in advertising for 8 years before he then started to focus on illustration – so you can say that commercial works are his dedicated forte. “I’ve always wanted to do a creative job. I like to...
Eva Natasa

Eva Natasa

Eva (b. Eva Natasa, Blitar, 1980) was attracted in practicing food photography when she was living in Milan to pursue her Master in Industrial Design in Istituto Europeo di Design — yes, you can say she is also an Industrial Designer, but to put aside her education, Eva had this indescribable...
Sun Wahyu

Sun Wahyu

Sun (b. Sun Wahyuhadi Kusumah, Jakarta, 1985) is a bachelor of visual communication design whose true passion in drawing is about finding things that are simple and nostalgic, yet still blushing quietly to their own memories. “I want to overcome the stage of isolation in familiar places and recapture it...
Wolf Silveri

Wolf Silveri

Wolf (b. Wolfgang Silveri, Graz, 1974) who went to College in Graz and studied Architecture and Stagedesign at the Art College, who also loves the cinema and collect furnitures from the 50’s, got in touch with photography since the age of 12, and went the classical analog way, in darkrooms,...
Dylan Sada

Dylan Sada

Dylan (b. Aldila Wulandari Kusumashanty Pranadjaja, Jakarta, 1984) went to London Public School (Jakarta) and Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (Malaysia) but then dropped these legit education she had, to pursue the true love she has for photography. Dylan moved to Singapore in 2007, she was mentored by Ivanho Harlim,...
Tetsuya Toshima

Tetsuya Toshima

Toshima (b. Tetsuya Toshima, Tokyo, 1975) didn’t go to any college but manages to give births to myriad of minimalist drawings done by complex yet brilliant techniques. Toshima, who has been active in field of print and web graphics to TV programs, to interiors and fashion, all with the goal...
Matt Caplin

Matt Caplin

Matt (b. Matthew Francis Caplin, Perth, 1990), now residing in Sydney, Australia – was once a shy boy who keeps taking pictures of his sisters. “I have three younger sisters and one younger brother. With my sisters playing in the front yard, sun on their skin and soft through their...
Francesca Reinero

Francesca Reinero

Francesca (b. Francesca Reinero, Cuneo, 1978) lives in a beautiful village at the foot of the mountain Bisalta, Italy — surrounded by woods, rivers, animals such as deer, owls, robins, squirrels, foxes, badgers, and all other lovely animals. She was graduated from Academy of Arts in 2000 with honors, and...
Wanda Kamarga

Wanda Kamarga

Wanda (b. Indah Irawandhani Kamarga, Jakarta, 1984) studied Visual Communication Design couple years back and started her career path as Art Director in advertising agency, before she realizes that what she always enjoyed doing was just drawing, “From boring classes back in elementary school to boring meetings at work, I...
Noran Bakrie

Noran Bakrie

Noran (b. Andrini Noran Bakrie, Jakarta, 1982) started her creative career as a Graphic Designer, in the age 26, she took an offer for a Creative Director in digital advertising agency in Thailand, and a couple years later she decided to retired from the office life and live mobile, so she...
Diela Maharanie

Diela Maharanie

Diela (b. Fadhilla Maharanie, Jakarta, 1983) went studying auditing in UIN Jakarta, before she came to a decision that drawing is what she always wanted to do. “I love art since childhood, I draw since childhood but never study art further, instead I took Auditing as major in College, I...
Ali Akbar

Ali Akbar

Ali (b. Ali Akbar, Jakarta, 1974) started his career in advertising agencies, he has worked with Leo Burnett and Ogilvy before decided to settled his purpose in life for being a full-time photographer. “The hardest part in crossing over from Art Director to Photographer it’s probably, more of a challenge...
Giulio Iurissevich

Giulio Iurissevich

Giulio (b. Giulio Iurissevich, Pordenone, 1972) loves images ever since when he was born, — “And perhaps even earlier.” he reminisces. “I like to watch, hear and communicate through images.” Life, women, instinct & nature are four of the most things that inspire him. When we asked him on what drives...
Akif Hakan

Akif Hakan

Hakan (b. Akif Hakan Celebi, Istanbul, 1983) — is a Miami resident who is currently living in Hong Kong. He manages to implement and blend current trends in visual arts with his own creativity which is influenced by many great movies especially from the Far East. He started his early...
Riza Tanzil

Riza Tanzil

Riza (b. Riza Masyifa Tanzil, London, 1985) was born in a mixture family of English, Iranian and Indonesian. She believes that being raised in a strong culture of her roots, gives her various way on looking at the world. “It’s like, I have 3 pair of eyes, while other kids...
Advan Matthew

Advan Matthew

Advan (b. Advan Matthew Satriopandu, Surabaya, 1988) just graduated from Curtin University of Technology on Commerce Degree last year, but then decided to follow his natural calling, working as full time photographer in Australia and Indonesia concentrating in fashion and beauty – and now he’s residing in Jakarta. “I can’t...
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Ana Kraš for Super Sunglasses

Ana Kraš for Super Sunglasses

So Ana has been drawing some patterns for a beautiful Italian-based handmade Super Sunglasses limited edition called Panama. The new baby born, Super Palmas, as you can see above, turned out to be a streamlined version of the classic favorites: hand-designed prints. The fantastic tone-on-tone retro palm-tree print is reminiscent of retro textiles and Club...
Nani Won a Silver for Illustrator Australia Awards 2013

Nani Won a Silver for Illustrator Australia Awards 2013

Really proud to hear that Nani just nailed a Silver for Illustrator Australia Awards 2013! Great job, Nani. The award goes to one of her project for Gramedia Books, a novel cover art for “Ayahmu Bulan, Engkau Matahari” by Lily Yulianti Farid. Run here for full list of winners. Congrats, Nani!
Ykha's & Lala's Latest Exhibition in News Agency Gallery Australia

Ykha’s & Lala’s Latest Exhibition in News Agency Gallery Australia

We couldn’t be prouder when hearing that Ykha and Lala just nailed a collective exhibition in Sydney, Australia, for a program of “Girl Gangs of Indonesia” in News Agency Gallery. Here’s a preview of what Ykha’s been preparing: (printed preview) And this is Lala’s: (printed preview) See the full set & price list here. The...
Happy Lunar New Year 2564

Happy Lunar New Year 2564

Hi, just stopping by to wish you a prosperous life in the upcoming blackwater snake year 2564. Gong Xi Fa Chai, Happy Lunar New Year! PS. Noran will kill me after she sees this post. Black snakes are her nightmares. *devil smirk*
Hakan in This Is So Contemporary

Hakan in This Is So Contemporary

Lovely selection of Hakan‘s work feature here in This Is So Contemporary! Jump here for more blood rush.
Nicolas of Les Jeanclode is Jekyll & Hyde's Artist of the Month

Nicolas of Les Jeanclode is Jekyll & Hyde’s Artist of the Month

Happy to hear that Nicolas Barrome from our lovely, funny and crazily talented French trio – Les Jeanclode – is featured in Jekyll & Hide as their Artist of the Month for January 2013. Well deserved, Nicolas, very well deserved. We’re very proud. Jump here for the full, fun, interview. Use Google translate bar if...
Lala Bohang for Karera

Lala Bohang for Karera

Few days back a novelist-in-the-making, Aniq Tasia, reached out to us, almost desperate because she only got a few days left from her deadline, regarding her interest in Lala‘s style for the cover her novel in development. After a quick briefing and brainstorming – yes, when it comes to project, Quick is our middle name...
Nathalie in NeverLazy

Nathalie in NeverLazy

Recently our fashion jubilee Nathalie was featured in this beautiful UK based magazine, NeverLazy. Lovely interview they did there. Read all of it here:
Hengki in Blur Magazine

Hengki in Blur Magazine

Hengki just got a fine feature in the latest fine photography magazine, Blur Magazine. I always loved that diver picture, I remember the first time when I see it, I gasped. Here to the issue.
Lala in Jax Magazine

Lala in Jax Magazine

Swooned with the latest Lala‘s collaboration with Jax Magazine. The girls, the mangkok bakmi ayam, the color. Brilliant.
Lucio in PhotoLab

Lucio in PhotoLab

Our latest fashion commercial machine Lucio just got reviewed in PhotoLab! Yes, if you jump here, they got more for you.
Eduardo Bertone for Alberta Venture Magazine

Eduardo Bertone for Alberta Venture Magazine

A couple of days ago Eduardo‘s latest editorial illustration for Canada-based Alberta Venture Magazine is up, the editorial is about human resources field on how it work, what it takes and tips on recruiting procedures. Illustration details: