Melissa Castrillón is a freelance illustrator living in Cambridge, England. She grew up in a small town outside London and moved to Cambridge in 2006 to study illustration.
In 2009 she gained a first class honours degree in illustration and in 2014 she completed her masters in Children's Book illustration, both from the Cambridge school of art.
With a particular passion for print, pattern and punchy colour combos, Melissa's work has lent itself to a wide range of projects, from textiles, book covers, anthologies, editorial and picture books.
Her list of clients include Simon & Schuster, Alison Green Books, Chicken House, Scholastic, Oxford Children's Books, Usborne, Bloomsbury, Templar, Topipittori, Deco, National Trust, Ohhdeer, Picture Houses and The Koestler Trust.