Gogo Melone is a freelance Dark Artist/Illustrator coming from the land of Greece. Most known as the female singer of the atmospheric Death/Gothic metal band LUNA OBSCURA.
Her passion for the Art born in a very young age but she started working professionally and offered her skills in 2007 when she opened her Art Studio under the name GM+. Gogo’s art is a mixture of Dark digital art and photography, highly influenced by Fairytales, Dark and Gothic Fashion, the unknown, the beauty of fragile souls, cold and dreamy places.
Over the years except her personal projects, she has cooperated for various Artworks, CD Covers and other Goodies with bands and labels all over the world. Some of them are: TO-MERA, LINDSAY SCHOOLCRAFT(CRADLE OF FILTH), BOB KATSIONIS(FIREWIND), EDGE OF SERENITY, BLACK THOUGHTS BLEEDING, THEODORE ZIRAS, LOVELORN DOLLS, LUNA OBSCUA, INTO THE WOODS, FACES OF MARCH, THE RAIN I BLEED, MELISSA FERLAAK, THE FALLEN WITHIN, HEARTACHE CIRCUS, PSYCHO CHOKE, BLOODMIND, PLAGUE OF STARS, THE ENOCHIAN, THE SPIDER ACCOMPLICE, CATANEMIA, HAND OF GOD, THE SIGN, EVILE ANNIE, NONSENSE ADDICTION, STV STUDIO, EHEL HALLOW, LADY CATHY, ARCANE RECORDS, TWILIGHT ZONE, SILVERWOLF PRODUCTION, CASKET MUSIC, COPRO RECORDS, CORONER RECORDS, 7HARD RECORDS, ALFA MATRIX and many others.
Gogo’s artworks have been published in different magazines and webzines. Some of the most important were PHOTOSHOP CREATIVE MAGAZINE, ADVANCED PHOTOSHOP, KERRANG, METAL HAMMER, TERRORIZER, ROCK HARD, DECIBEL, ROCK & METAL.
January 2006: Photography Exhibition in Serrai, Greece
February / March 2009: Winner of the artwork contest “Stomachion” for the debut album of the Germans
Black Thoughts Bleeding”. This album released by Silverwolf Production in 26th of March 2010
December 2009 – Metal Art Exhibition show in Athens, Greece under the name “The Light and the Darkness” including artists Andreas Marschall, Seth Siro Anton, ArtofSin Design
Year 2010 / 2011 – First Artwork Series under the name “FAIRYTALES and DARKNESS”
October 2011/June 2012 – Artwork Series under the name “WHEN RAIN FALLS”
August 2012 – Tutorial and mini Interview on Photophop Creative Magazine, Issue 90
November 2012 – Released first official 2013 Calendar under the name “FAIRYTALES and DARKNESS”
Year 2013 – Made a little fairy story of artworks named “GOOGOO FAMILY”. This will be officially released soon!