Melodee Strong graduated with a BFA in Illustration from MCAD. Her illustrations have been published in eighteen children’s books as well as editorial publications. Strong's work in children’s books has earned Moonbeam, Teachers’ Choice, and Mom’s Choice Awards.
Her multicultural illustration style has allowed her to segue into teaching artist opportunities at local schools and community organizations where she has completed over twenty-five mural and large-scale projects. She has been teaching at MCAD as an adjunct in the design department since 2009.