Artem Melnikov is a graduate of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts named after I.E. Repin, Faculty of Sculpture.
The main directions of his art: animalistic sculpture from bronze and stone.
Monuments to distinguished people: took part in the creation of 6 figures monument for Penlay, China.
Author of the monument of V. S. Oschepkov for the city of Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky, Sakhalin Island.
Author of the monument to the People’s Artist of the USSR, choreographer M. S. Godenko in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.