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March 13, 2018

When Smithsonian Magazine put together a cover feature reinterpreting Norman Rockwell’s iconic “Four Freedoms” for the 21st century, they commissioned three illustrators from Theispot, and a photographer, to share their visions. Tim O’Brien’s Freedom of Worship made a stunning cover... (more)

January 16, 2018

Melinda Beck illustrates an article on the narcissistic feedback loop of social media for Chronicle of Higher Education. (more)

January 9, 2018

From student life to research in progress and alumni achievements, college and university publications provide a vibrant canvas for some of the most creative illustration assignments around.  (more)

October 9, 2017

Melinda Beck illustrates “The New Trump Times” for the Columbia Journalism Review, accompanying an essay about how POTUS has affected the reporting at The New York Times…as well as our lives.  (more)

August 3, 2017

Melinda Beck’s all-over pussy protest pattern was commissioned as an illustration for the Smith College Alumni Magazine. (more)

July 26, 2017

Melinda Beck’s illustration for Mindful Magazine accompanied an essay on learning to love everyone.  (more)

June 21, 2017

Melinda Beck’s illustration for Harvard Law magazine explains everything you need to know to talk about abstract art with intelligence and élan. (more)

April 19, 2017

Melinda Beck’s illustration for Stanford Magazine accompanies an article debating the efficacy of antidepressants. (more)

April 7, 2017

Melinda Beck’s illustration for The Harvard Law Review was selected for inclusion by American Illustration 36. “The Trans-Pacific Partnership may be dead, but my illustration will live on in the pages of AI 36,” says Melinda. “Thanks, Judges!”  (more)