Melissa Hurst

Artist, Designer, Illustrator

I am a creative artist and designer living in Seattle. I grew up in Alaska and moved to pursue a college degree in 2005. Here you will find design, illustrative, and interactive projects I have worked on through my education and professional experiences. I love to create pop culture paintings with bright colors and defined lines. I have a versatile skill set including print and web design and interactive media.

Photo editing

Creating and manipulating photos and graphics

Layout design

Laying out and formatting documents

Interactive Design

Interactive designing including animation, video editing, and games

Web Design

Experience creating sites in HTML, CSS, Javascript

Illustration

Illustrating images in many different styles

Northwest College of Art and Design

2005 – 2008

Major: Multimedia

Minor: Fine Art

  • eye girl The Eye - Acrylic on board
  • america America - Acrylic/collage on board
  • Bang! Bang! - Acrylic on board
  • 24 hours 24 Hours in Artist's Life - Acrylic on board
  • birds Birds on a Wire - Acrylic on board
  • no garbage No Garbage - Acrylic/collage on board
  • two trees Two Trees - Acrylic on canvas
  • bombs away Bombs Away! - Acrylic on board
  • girl wagon Girl with Wagon - Acrylic on board
  • boyballoon Boy and Balloon - Acrylic on board
  • Zebras - Acrylic on board
  • pringles girl I Used to Think... - Acrylic on board
  • mike Mike - Acrylic on board
  • grim The Future Looks Grim - Acrylic on board
  • mailbox Mailbox - Acrylic on board
  • art bistro logo Art Bistro Logo - Top 12 in design contest for website
  • save water logo Save Water Logo - Tote bag logo
  • Rotary Camp Logo - T-Shirt logo
  • 1 ink logo One Ink Logo - OneInkMagazine.com
  • one ink One Ink Logo
  • norcon Norcon Logo - Design mock-up
  • Auto Truck Logo - Design mock-up
  • jill postcard Print Design - Wedding card
  • jill postcard Print Design - Wedding card
  • kristina card Print Design - Wedding card
  • mel postcard Print Design - postcard
  • menu Menu Design - Urban Bakery Seattle
  • yours fuel Poster Design - Yours Fuel
  • yours epPoster Design - Yours EP
  • bee infographic Infographic Design - CCD
  • NP flyer Print Design - Northpointe Flyers
  • Wisti flyer Print Design - Wisti Lane
  • Adekoya Print Design - Adekoya Business Brochure
  • Crea flyer Banner Design and Print Design - CREA Affiliates
  • Wisti arrow Print Design - Wisti Lane
  • NP flyer Print Design - Banners
  • House Property Drawing

Websites:
Patron de Citron
NW Builders
Live in Northpointe
Adekoya Business Consulting
Skip's Dip (maintained)
Freedom Socialist Party (maintained)
One Ink Magazine (logo design)



  • blow out specials Web banner - Socialism.com
  • civic Web banner - Honda sites
  • doxon scion Web banner - Scion sites
  • drive 4 ur school Web banner - seekins.com
  • grads Web banner - Honday sites
  • hybrid Web banner - Toyota sites
  • spring civic Web banner - Honda sites