leeton agency


  • Half Dozen Group
  • Atelier Art Classes
  • Redland Yurara Art Society
  • Regina Lee
The members of the Half Dozen Group of Artists have had a long association with Mercedes and it was to our delight that she took over Leeton Agency that serves our Group.

This requires organising models for our untutored workshops three days a week, which is no mean task. On all occasions the service was reliable and on the few occasions when we needed some extra advice, Mercedes was there to personally attend to the matter.

On an extra front, Mercedes has always taken a personal interest in our Group, attending our exhibitions and events where appropriate. She extends her philosophy of art and spirit of friendly co-operation into our operations and is a welcome addition to our management.

"I have been working from life models from Leeton Agency since 1998, and I have been employing models myself from this agency since 2009. I consider the variety, ability, creativity and professionalism of Brisbane models to be absolutely world class, both from personal experience and that of my colleagues.

Why is this so? I think the existence of Leeton Agency as a professional artists' model agency, the first here to train and coordinate models, has been critical to this development. This unfortunately cannot be said of all of Australia's capital cities.

As a professional artist and art educator, I have different requirements for the models I employ at different times. I am looking for models who are motivated and creative, who can take a fairly broad brief, empathise with what I mean, and interpret it with enthusiasm.

This collaborative working relationship is what I have experienced with models from Leeton Agency. It is also important at times to be able to communicate with an agency and have them provide models of certain body type or ability, and Mercedes, the manager of Leeton Agency, has been a pleasure to deal with in doing this, and has not let me down."

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The Life Drawing Group at Redland Yurara Art Society have enjoyed drawing the Models from Leeton Agency for over 15 years now.

The Agency has a large pool of experienced models to work with. Always helpful, obliging, pleasant and a pleasure to work with.

Mercedes keeps in touch with me and always comes up with the type of model we like.

Looking forward to lots of more years of drawing.

It is always difficult to find suitable Life Drawing Models with experience.

I belong to two groups of artists, Mt. Tamborine and The Half Dozen Group, Corinda. Virtually every model supplied by The Leeton Model Agency to both these groups has special posing abilities. Most of the models understand the needs of artists and sculptors.
I have no hesitation in highly recommending you to contact Mercedes the Director should you require advice and a quality model for your artwork needs.

Regina Lee Sculptor.

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P: (07) 3311 2395
M: 0414 539 738