Judy Melvin’s lifelong passion for art started with crayons and advanced to inks, paints, pens and a combination of all in mixed-media layering. She enjoyed a twelve-year career with American Greetings Corporation as a design and lettering artist where she focused on creating lettering for product, new fonts, painting and designing countless greeting cards for the innovative Coffeehouse line.
Judy teaches design, mixed-media, and brush lettering workshops throughout the US & Canada and has served as a faculty member of the International Lettering Conferences. She has also taught as a member of the faculty of Literally Letters, Ghost Ranch, New Mexico. Judy practices what she teaches with her unique version of fine artwork which incorporate illegible lettering layered with mixed-media.
Her work has been published and exhibited throughout the USA, Canada, Austria and is in numerous collections worldwide. In addition to past work for clients, she now prefers to teach workshops throughout the US and Canada by creating her own personal and inventive artwork.