James Mellick

Graphic Design

James Mellick, Associate Professor of Studio Art


Professor Mellick, recipient of Cedarville’s 2012–2013 Faculty Scholar Award, teaches three-dimensional design, sculpture, and printmaking, and he designed the Alford three-dimensional studios. Prior to coming to Cedarville, he taught at Colby-Sawyer College, founded and led the art major program at Houghton College, and headed the sculpture program at Calvin College. He has developed a national reputation as a “Master Ohio Craftsman” with over 160 exhibitions to his credit. His art is in numerous private collections and in many museum, corporate, and academic collections. Professor Mellick is a charter member of the Christians in the Visual Arts and other memberships include Ohio Designer Craftsmen and the Furniture Society.

Education and Credentials

  • M.F.A., Southern Illinois University
  • B.A. in Art, Greenville College


  • Beta blockers
  • Family and grandkids
  • John Deere on the farm
  • Acoustic band and songwriting
  • Gardening and food charity
  • Eating and exercise
  • Self-motivated and talented students

Contact Information

Expert Topics

  • Animal Sculpture
  • Art Market
  • Drawing
  • Fine Art
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Visual Art Administration
  • Wood Sculpture