Mel Holmes graduated from Norwich School of Art in 1992 with a Ba Hons Degree in Graphic design. Whilst studying, Mel toured the UK as a street artist completing reproductions of Old Masters paintings on vast canvases.
After graduation, Mel continued his tours, also undertaking mural commissions and fine art reproductions.
In 1997 he joined The Grand Union Design Company where he worked as a muralist and specialist decorative effects artist.
Mel formed his own company in 2002 and has since distinguished himself as one of the UK’s leading muralists.