Clare O’Dea has helped emerging and renowned photographers maximize their careers for over 12 years. In 2000, she founded and currently runs Clare Agency, a boutique photo agency, where she has propelled the careers of photographers from a creative and business standpoint while developing thousands of advertising, editorial, design and corporate client relationships. Her photographers have appeared in prestigious editorial publications, collaborated on numerous advertising campaigns and won awards from Communication Arts, Photo District News, American Photography et al.

Prior to starting Clare Agency, she created the advertising and corporate division at Saba Photo which she grew into a very successful and profitable division. Clare is uniquely attuned to the aesthetics of each artist’s style and how the artist’s work is appropriate for each creative situation. Her specialty is in maximizing and protecting the long term value of the artist’s assets while understanding the appropriate market rate and circumstance of each transaction. Clare always takes a long term view of the photographer’s career and of the artist/client relationship. Clare has a BA in Art History with a minor in Photography from Connecticut College.