Melanie Sarazin is a Toronto based illustrator and artist who works mainly in acrylics, linocuts, and ink, with a focus on portraiture.
Melanie Sarazin was born in Ottawa on June 9th, 1993 and grew up in Kitchener, Ontario where she attended Eastwood Collegiate, graduating with an arts endorsement for completing the Integrated Arts Program. After graduating, she immersed herself in the local arts community, participating in a variety of group exhibitions, and a few solo exhibitions. She's hung work in venues such as WalterFedy Gallery and Imbibe, and was involved in a collaborative exhibition called Peony Studies. She contributed to the local music community by creating event posters, album art, t-shirt designs and other promotional materials. She's also designed two movie posters, I Found Her (2015), and Malleus Maleficarum (2014), both of which were produced by Candle Flame Films. She was nominated in the Community Awards in the Cord Community Paper for best local artist in 2014. She moved to Toronto in 2015. Her most recent work was designing take out cup stamps for Sorry Coffee.