Nicole Melville is a Clevelander by way of Atlanta by way of Michigan who has come back north to replant her midwestern roots. She is the designer/illustrator behind Gay Gatsby. Seeking something beyond the 9-to-5, Gay Gatsby was born. Using a tongue-in-cheek take on queer culture, Gay Gatsby has been putting the gay back into gay since 2010. In addition to Gay Gatsby, she is an Art Director at The Adcom Group.