While one artist is a book, a collective of artists is an entire library. At RW2, the arthouse is a carefully curated library of accomplished artists available for commissions. 

Browse and filter artist portfolios on arthouse.co to discover and hire the perfect artist for your project.

A Curated Community of Artists for Hire

RW2 arthouse is a community of elite commissionable artists representing every discipline. You can commission any type of art from a growing catalog of content creators and freelancers, including: 

  • directors, 
  • photographers, 
  • illustrators, 
  • muralists, 
  • animators,
  • motion designers, 
  • graphic designers, 
  • sculptors, 
  • textile and mixed media artists,
  • muralists,
  • installation artists, 
  • and more. 

These creative artists are carefully hand-picked with diversity and exceptional talent in mind.

The production-savvy specialists at RW2 coordinate with the client and recommend the perfect commercial directors team. Although every project requires a different approach, each is handled with care and receives the thorough assessment it deserves.

Unlike a singular artist, the arthouse collective allows RW2 to have a list of artists who can work simultaneously in multiple places at once, worldwide. Also, collectives provide artists the benefit of collaborating and giving feedback to each other. Artist collectives are efficient and reliable.

A Content Agency Connecting Artists with Brands

RW2’s arthouse is also a content agency that connects artists with brands and advertising agencies who need art. The result: Artists get commissioned for their creative work while companies make an impact with their advertising. arthouse is agency production and art-buying, artist resourcing, content production, and media delivery.

How arthouse Approaches Content Production

arthouse efficiently develops a plan that delivers quality content for every project. The arthouse produces, shoots, films, draws, and designs range using a knowledgeable production team. Additionally, they provide valuable content from every discipline. 

The RW2 arthouse team creates this personalized content for every platform; the arthouse has commissioned artists for various local, regional, and international brands. They also work on a per-project basis, which means the entire process is custom-tailored for each project.

The production team maintains a high level of attention from smaller-scale projects that may only require post-production work to an entire campaign planned from beginning to end.

Hire the Best Artists for Your Project

Hiring a commercial artist through arthouse is straightforward.  arthouse works as a partner to agencies, brands, and artists. It stands out as a vital resource not only in the Kansas City community where our studios are located but throughout the Midwest, U.S., and worldwide. 

Grace Chon, Photographer

Grace Chon is a self-taught commercial + editorial photographer specializing in lifestyle pet portraiture, including dogs, cats, and more. Chon has clients such as ad agencies, magazines, publishing companies, celebrities, non-profit organizations, and TV shows, including Purina and Fancy Feast.

Not only that, but she is also the author of 2 dog photography books: Waggish: Dogs Smiling For Dog Reasons and Puppy Styled: Japanese Dog Grooming, Before and After.

Commissionable artist Grace Chon's portrait photo an adorable corgi with a pink collar on a pink backdrop.
Grace Chon photographs a picture-perfect corgi on a pink background, complete with a matching pink collar.
Commissionable artist Grace Chon's cute portrait photography of a smiling asian baby next to their best friend, a black dog.

Yeye Weller, Illustrator

Yeye Weller is an award-winning illustrator who brings a bold, colorful style to his handmade and digital illustrations. He created a mural for the Las Vegas Warby Parker grand opening where “NICE TO SEE YOU” surrounds an animal-like character clad in a fabulous pair of glasses.

As another example, Dunkin Donuts commissioned Weller to create a colorful cartoon iced coffee in their ad. Other notable names that have worked with Weller include The New York Times and Warner Bros.

Yeye Weller's colorful, beachy graphic illustration with bubbly cartoon shapes.
Yeye Weller’s cartoonish shapes collide to bring a beachy summer day illustration.
Yeye Weller's colorful illustration poster promoting the band Khruangbin's Hello Hello tour in Paris with cartoon phones.
Yeye Weller’s illustrations for Houston 3-piece band Khruangbin featuring a cartoon rotary telephone character.

Robert Nyerges, Director

Robert Nyerges is a commissionable director based in Los Angeles. Nyerges creates diverse, meaningful, and culturally progressive content for films, commercials, branded content, and music videos. His story-telling involves highlighting the human element by using powerful imagery. Brands he has worked with include Gatorade, Mercedes, and Adidas.

Black and white photo of Robert Nygeres directing behind the scenes of They’s music video for “Pops.”
Robert Nygeres is directing behind the scenes of They’s music video for the song “Pops.”

Matt Mooney, Studio Photographer + Director

Matt Mooney is a calm and collected photographer specializing in food, tabletop, and product photography. He has worked with reputable brands such as Dairy Queen, Reese’s, Panera, Sunny D, Applebees, Tropicana, and Wendy’s. Not to mention, he has been a core member of RW2 since 2008.

Commissionable artist Matt Mooney does food photography with shishito peppers and Kirin beer in tulip glassware on tabletop.
Matt Mooney’s shishito peppers paired with a Kirin Ichiban served in tulip glassware make you hungry for Japanese food.
Matt Mooney's colorful summer cookout photography for Hostess twinkies with classic favorites like hot dogs and watermelons.
Matt Mooney photographs the perfect summer cookout complete with Hostess twinkies, watermelon slices, hot dogs with ketchup, mustard, and relish.

The Wade Brothers, Director + Photographer

The Wade Brothers are real-life brothers and creative visionaries— a technically flawless team who create original content every time. Lyndon and Lindsey Wade are strong creators individually, but they make an efficient team of directors and photographers with a unified mission. The Wade Brothers clients include Adidas, Garmin, Audi, DirecTV, Intel, and Google.

Female athlete standing in Middle Eastern street with neon lights photographed by commissionable artists, The Wade Brothers.
The Wade Brothers bring signature cool to their client Nike Women Middle East, which challenged stereotypes and celebrated women athletes. 
Male Paralympic Olympics athlete stretching on track for Toyota campaign photographed by commissionable artists, Wade Brothers.
The Wade Brothers photograph Paralympic athletes for the “Start Your Impossible” campaign for Toyota, the worldwide mobility partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.  
In Central America, dancers with colorful dresses dance in the street to local musicians, photographed by The Wade Brothers.
The Wade Brothers travel to Panama and Mexico to shoot a global Bacardi rum campaign. The images focus on the brand’s heritage and the struggles the family overcame to get there.

RealFake, Digital Retouching

RealFake’s founder, Judy Rush, is a leading digital artist in advertising and photography communities.

Funny advertisement for Fresh Step cat litter featuring a cat holding in pee retouched by commissionable artists, Realfake.
The Wade Brothers bring humor and style to this Fresh Step cat litter ad with RealFake retouching for a photo of a cat who’s gotta go.
Captain Obvious greets guests in front of a Hotels.com resort, photographed and retouched by arthouse commissionable artists.
The Wade Brothers with RealFake retouching presents Captain Obvious for Hotels.com.

Trevor Hawkins, Director + Photographer

Trevor Hawkins is an adventure and wildlife still photographer and a cinematographer, editor, screenwriter, colorist, and occasionally on-screen personality

Commissionable artist Trevor Hawkins captures pic of male guide getting into the car to drive through mountains in Berguedà.
Trevor Hawkins photographs his escort through the mountains of Berguedà.

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