Jennelyn Tumalad is an arts program producer, educator, and curator interested in the intersection of educational programming and socially engaged art practices. Her philosophy for teaching and program production is centered around using art as a tool for creative experimentation, developing empathy, and social change.
She received her Bachelors of Arts in Art History and Interdisciplinary Visual Art at the University of Washington and completed her Masters of Science in the History of Art and Design at Pratt Institute in May 2016 where she completed her thesis, “Socially Engaged Art and Educators in the Museum”.
She is passionate about work that is driven by diversity, accessibility, and social justice. Previously working in artist and education programs at world renowned institutions such as the J. Paul Getty Museum, Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art— Jennelyn uses her expertise to produce dynamic and impactful interactions between communities and artistic experiences and ideas.
Jennelyn was born in Manila, Philippines, raised in the Pacific Northwest, and currently based in Los Angeles, CA.
J. Paul Getty Museum
Whitney Museum of American Art
Museum of Modern Art
Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Museum of Arts and Design
Children's Museum of the Arts