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Marcus Melton Bio
Marcus Melton

Marcus Melton

Associate Professor of Art - Graphic Design, Illustration

Office: Mary Moody Northen Hall, Room 274
Email: mmelton@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2790

Professional Profile

Marcus joined the College of Fine Arts and Humanities in 2008. He received a BFA in Graphic Design from West Texas A&M University in 1991, an MFA in Graphic Design from University of Tennessee in 1997. He taught Graphic Design at two other colleges for a total of 6 years and had practiced graphic design for 7 years in Nashville, TN before returning to WTAMU.

Teaching and Related Service

Marcus Melton teaches Graphic Design, Typography, Illustration, Senior Portfolio and Drawing.
 
His accolades include several American Advertising Awards and Best of Show. His work has appeared in Print Magazine Regional Design Annual and How Magazine Self Promotional Annual. He has exhibited work around the country and in the London Underground and has work in private and university collections.

Research and Creative Activity

Marcus Melton’s research interests include graphic design, motion design, projected imagery, poster culture and blurring the lines between disciplines.

Personal Sketch

Marcus lives in Canyon with his wife Cathy and their children, Parker and Josie. He enjoys racing BMX (USABMX Texas State #2 Cruiser and #3 Class 2015), going for long drives into the wide open spaces of the Texas Panhandle and being trained by their dogs Coco and Junebug.