Mel is an AIA-award-winning architectural photographer and a visual brander. She has spent more than ten years working directly for a local architecture firm, sharpening her skills as their Visual Brand Lead. Currently an active participant and board member of American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Oklahoma, Mel collaborates with other visual artists in the area to keep up with the latest and best in visual production. While her home base is in Oklahoma City, she also photographs across the United States and abroad. When she's not writing about herself in third person, Mel likes to work in her flower bed and spend quality time with her boyfriend, pets, and family.