Born Chicago, Illinois (1970)
Currently Lives and works in Connecticut and New York
Mellen attended the American Academy of Art and exhibited his work in his hometown of Chicago until 1994, when he moved to Europe. Over the next five years, he showed work in Paris, Brussels and London. He returned to the States and developed a relationship with the Frey Norris Gallery in San Francisco, where he participated in numerous group shows and one solo exhibition. He currently lives in Connecticut with his family and exhibits in New York.