Michele Melcher is a classically trained fine artist and illustrator. Michele’s work is heavily influenced by and follows themes of memento mori, folklore, legends, and the supernatural. Her latest paintings pay homage to the decadence of 18th and 19th Century masters.
She received her BFA in illustration from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For over twenty years Michele has honed her craft as an illustrator specializing in editorial, portraiture and advertising for clients such as Vox, American Express, The Chicago Tribune and Smithsonian Magazine. All the while she has been showing and selling her fine art in galleries both regionally and internationally.