Company founded by industry veterans and partners, Liz Van Denburg and Ryan Kernan, has signed multiple celebrity and brand clients for representation.

License Global

January 17, 2024

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Renaissance Licensing clients.
Renaissance Licensing clients. Renaissance Licensing

Renaissance Licensing has announced its inaugural client roster that includes the estate of film star Steve McQueen and the file-sharing brand, LimeWire for global representation. The company, founded by industry veterans and partners, Liz Van Denburg and Ryan Kernan, also represents the U.K.-based illustrator duo, Snowtap, for the North American market. Renaissance is pursuing all categories and will soon announce new partnerships to debut this year. 

In addition, the company has formed strategic partnerships with ALG Brands and 4 Art Partners. Renaissance will work with ALG Brands to expand the product programs for select clients on a global scale. The company will also assist 4 Art Partners in bringing its roster of fine artists and illustrators, including Edward Gorey, Remedios, Omar Rayo and more, to new markets across various categories. 

Renaissance’s partners have worked together for nearly a decade, bringing their expertise and industry connectivity together for the benefit of their clients. 

Van Denburg began her career in 2006 at the Walt Disney Company, followed by time at Beanstalk and a long tenure at Greenlight/BENlabs, where she led the development of the Steve McQueen and Albert Einstein global product programs. Her areas of expertise include health and beauty aids, tech and men’s apparel, in addition to motorsports and automotive accessories. 

Kernan has over 15 years of licensing experience with celebrity and home furnishings brands, including Nautica, DwellStudio, Ernest Hemingway, Marlon Brando, Charlie Chaplin and many others. His expertise includes men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories, home furnishings, and hospitality. He has experience in international markets and a deep knowledge of the North American market. 

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