Melanie is a freelance illustrator. She specializes in a mixed media style that charms children and adults alike.

Originally hailing from Wisconsin, she earned a B.F.A in Visual Communications from the Washington University School of Art in St. Louis. Since graduating in 2004, Melanie has worked as an illustrator and designer in Boston and London. Since returning stateside, she found herself on the West coast where she currently lives with her husband Steve and Boston Terrier Peanut.

CONTACT: 262.212.2613


Artist represented by Astound:


  • American Greetings
  • Boston Art
  • Brooks Running
  • Chronicle Books
  • Flow Magazine
  • GAP
  • Gelaskins
  • Hallmark
  • Land of Nod
  • Mudpuppy
  • My Child Magazine
  • Oopsy Daisy
  • Papyrus
  • Sims Snowboards
  • Sunglass Hut
  • Ulysses Press
  • Wallies