VICTORIA, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stocksy United, an artist-owned platform co-op that provides premium photos and videos to some of the world's leading agencies and brands, signed its first content distribution agreement with Adobe. This new collaboration gives Adobe customers access to Stocksy’s exclusive, high-quality photos and videos, and in turn, Stocksy’s artists now have a new platform to showcase work to Adobe’s community of creatives. The content is now available through Adobe’s Premium Stock Collection and is offered as part of any Creative Cloud plan or as a standalone service.
“Finding a partner who champions integrity and support for artists was imperative for us and what Stocksy stands for,” said Brianna Wettlaufer, CEO, Stocksy. “We’re very excited to work with Adobe and their inspiring community of designers and connect them with Stocksy’s hand selected roster of artists to champion work in both directions we can feel inspired by.”
The Stocksy collection offers exclusive, meticulously curated media that aggressively stays ahead of trends which will now be immediately accessible through Adobe’s Creative Cloud applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects and more.
“Stocksy is an ideal partner to help us expand our premium stock collection,” said Scott Braut, Head of Content at Adobe. “The demand for exceptional content has never been greater, and Stocksy’s community of visual storytellers are highly skilled at creating original, high-impact images that Adobe customers are sure to love.”
Stocksy, More than Just Beautiful Content
While Stocksy is best-known in the creative industry for its one-of-kind collection, the company is gaining more traction because of its supportive business model that represents the artist’s best interest always. As an international platform co-operative, Stocksy has created sustainable careers for its artists through fair profit sharing and has put power and control back to the community, giving every member a voice and chance to make a difference. Currently Stocksy represents artists in 65 different countries and pays out one of the highest royalty percentages in the industry.
About Stocksy United
Stocksy United is an artist-owned, multi-stakeholder cooperative based in Victoria, BC. With its stable of hand-picked photographers, Stocksy produces high-end, beautiful imagery that challenges the tired stereotypes found at traditional stock photography agencies. Stocksy was started in 2012 with a team of industry veterans whose mandate was to create a marketplace that would remain true to its core ideals of sustainability and authenticity, while ensuring that the bulk of its revenues is returned to the artists that make it possible.
Profitable almost from its inception, today Stocksy employs 25 people in five countries, has over 900 voting member photographers, counts over 100 of the Fortune 500 amongst its clients, and is the agency of record for some of the world's most prestigious ad agencies.