PRINCIPAL OF AGENCY
Karen LincolnPRINCIPAL OF AGENCY
Karen Lincoln was born and raised in Seattle, Washington and graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Editorial Production. Since college she has actively pursued careers in the entertainment industry and as a business entrepreneur. In the entertainment industry, Karen has been involved in multiple media productions. She has modeled for Stock Car Magazine, as well as made appearances on "Northern Exposure" Tv series and a role in "Pandora’s Clock" an NBC-TV mini-series, amongst being featured in many commercials.
Karen opened her first business "Hot Java Cafe" in Seattle, WA in the 1990's. She built a brand and subsequently opened six more. She gained wide recognition in the Seattle media industry and Karen eventually parted with "Hot Java Café" to ventured into real estate. She then purchased a Denver-based business called Marbles Kids Talent, an established talent agency specializing in kids and teens. Karen then created Lincoln Talent, an extension of Marbles Kids Talent. Karen recently drove the company into its celebrated 30th year in print-modeling, television, and film. Karen heading the company for the past several years has driven this award winning agency into the dynamic force that it is in Colorado.
Karen joyfully shares an active life with Taylor, her teenage daughter. Naturally, Taylor also has interests in the industry, which allows Karen the fun flexibility to be a business entrepreneur and deal with the wonderful challenges of being a single Mom. Karen's interest vary! She is attracted to physical challenges and adventures ranging from showing horses to a successful career in triathlons. She loves snowboarding and hiking as well. Karen successfully reached the summit on Mt. Rainier, a 14,411foot marble! The most technical mountain to climb on the North American continent. To further demonstrate her high energy approach to life, Karen’s wedding was a 350 mile bike tour in Tuscany, Italy with 25 people that included a stop in San Giminano for the ceremony.
One of Karen’s favorite sayings is “A timeless mind is an ageless body."
Monico was introduced to photography in 1979. The adventure began in Sacramento, CA. After graduating from the Glen Fishback School of Photography. His interest led him to to a life-long career path in pursuit of creative freedom. Monico spent 20 years shooting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Working in product, industrial and architectural photography. He then became a creative in portfolios, head shots, band media, and public relations.
Seeking more opportunity and adventure, Monico relocated his family and business to Colorado in the 2000's. Here he began his focus on the entertainment industry. Since then, his talent has helped thousands of hopeful talent move forward in their careers with clean commercial imagery.
Patrick SheridanMEDIA COACH
Patrick Sheridan is a Denver-based filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor. A graduate of the Vancouver Film School's writing program, Patrick has written and directed over 20 short films, as well as the soon-to-be-released feature, Jimmy Said. He is scheduled to shoot his next feature film Stalled later this Summer. He is also in pre-production on a web series The Stalker and is writing and directing a comedy Television pilot, The Millennial Girl. He has optioned several feature-length scripts over the years and his latest, The Three Dreams of Sonadora, appears headed for production in 2014. As an actor, he's appeared in more than a dozen short films, including several critically acclaimed movies such as The Barking Horse and The Music Box, as well as parts in locally-produced feature-length films An American Terror and Blood Trail. He's also an accomplished improvisor, having performed with Denver's Bovine Metropolis Theatre. He's been teaching film acting for more than a dozen years and currently runs the Film Acting Academy of Denver.
Krysta BarreraTALENT DIRECTOR
Krysta grew up an effervescent child with a love for the arts in Los Angeles, CA. She attended The Colburn School of the Performing Arts after a suggestion from her pre-school teacher. She was casted in many school productions, and was active in dance, gymnastics, and art. Her family later relocated to Colorado, where she finished school and eagerly returned to LA.
Her career began in 2005 as a content writer for a costume jewelry and accessory designer. She then became a production assistant for Tv shows and music videos. That led her to NYC, where she interned in media journalism at a cable & satellite channel. In her spare time she and friends created and curated projects in fashion, art and design. She then became a creative director, and business developer for various contemporary brands.
In the fall of 2008 she relocated to Denver to be part of the growing markets in fashion, music, and production. In 2012 her fashion art was chosen to be part of the “Yves Saint Laurent: The Retrospective” exhibition at DAM. It was one of three locations in the world and the largest exhibition of YSL collections to ever be shown.
In addition to serving as the liaison between our clients and talent, Krysta is also a preeminent blogger and creative consultant. When she is not conceptualizing photo-shoots, styling, or writing, she is in the kitchen perfecting her homemade almond milk.