Art Out Loud Online is part of the SI At Your Service program. Illustrators will take over our instagram and provide live demos and studio tours! Viewers must have an instagram account and phone/tablet/desktop to watch.
Melinda Beck is a NYC based illustrator, animator, and graphic designer. She has worked for such clients as: Harvard business Review, Neiman Marcus, Nickelodeon, Nike, Real Simple magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Random House, Target, and TIME Magazine. She has received numerous awards including two Emmy nominations and medals from the Society of Illustrators. A series of her prints was acquired by the Library of Congress for their permanent collection. In 2018 she was included in thee political art exhibitions: Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Cartoonists at the Library of congress, Art As Witness: Political Graphics at the School of Visual arts and Illustration: Women Making A Mark at the University of Indianapolis. Melinda served as the vice president of ICON9, the Illustration Conference, has taught at Parsons School of design, and been a visiting lecturer at a variety of institutions around the globe.