Melinda Beck is an Emmy nominated illustrator, animator and graphic designer based in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated summa cum laude in from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her clients include Neiman Marcus, Nickelodeon, Nike, Real Simple magazine, Supreme, The New Yorker,The New York Times, Random House, Simon & Schuster, Target, and Time Magazine. She received a gold medal for the Society of Illustrators and awards from and publication in annuals including American Illustration, The Art Directors Club, Society of Publication Designers, Communication Arts, Print Magazine, The Society of Illustrators, The Broadcast Design Awards and The AIGA. In addition her work has been exhibited in various shows. Recently a series of her prints was acquired by the Library of Congress for their permanent collection. Melinda is currently the vice president of ICON, the Illustration Conference.

clients include

Chicco baby products
Chronicle Books
Neiman Marcus
Oxford Health Insurance
Real Simple magazine
Random House
Sesame Workshop
The New Yorker
The New York Times
Time magazine


AIGA, Charlotte North Carolina
American Greetings
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
California College of the arts
Grafill, Oslo
Grand Valley State University, Michigan
ICON 6, Los Angeles
Maryland Institute College of Art
Montclair State University
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design
Parsons School for Design
Rhode Island School of Design
Society of Illustrators
Society of Publication Designers
Temple University, Tyler School of Art
The University of Missouri-Kansas City
The University of the Arts
Washington University, St. Louis