Melinda Josie is an illustrator and fine artist working in traditional mediums. Her delicate and exact watercolour painting have a tactile tangibility and a delicious beauty. Josie works in editorial for such clients as the New York Times Magazine, Walrus Magazine, and Air Canada's enRoute Magazine. With versatility, she portrays subjects ranging from Obama's campaign contributors to hairless cats to historic street scenes. Josie was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Children’s Literature, and Laureate for the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award for her illustrations in Le Géranium.
Melinda lives her life with the same beauty, attention to detail, and reverie that is translated in her paintings. An incredible baker, in-tune with what is new and now, and adept at creating a relaxing, inviting and aesthetic home, you can take a peak into her life here on her blog.