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Jeanelle Petrillo is a creative director, designer, illustrator, and maker of things. She is passionate about crafting thoughtful and meaningful experiences that extend through each impression and interaction.

Jeanelle Mak Petrillo has over 20 years of experience in crafting interactive digital and tangible experiences. Ranging from products and campaigns in education, entertainment and media, technology and innovation, beauty and fashion, consumer goods, community developments, to cultural institutions.

Based in New York state, she is currently designing a tool for image generation and AI? for designers, artists, & creative technologists with PictureStudio, headquartered in Manhattan. Previously Tinybop
Big Spaceship and Isobar in New York City.

When not in front of a screen, she is an avid fan of sunshine, naps, animals, and traveling and exploring.

Press + Features

2022 / Tinybop Light & Color / 2022 Digital Ehon Award - Yoichi Sakakihara Prize
2021 / Tinybop Earth / Earth Day Apple Feature
2019 / Tinybop Things That Go Bump / Apple Feature
2019 / Tinybop States of Matter / School Library Journal · Common Sense Media · Cute and Kids
2018 / Tinybop Apps / App Store Preview ·
Behind the Scenes: ‎Nurturing the Environmentalists of Tomorrow
2018 / Tinybop Coral Reef / IYOR 2018 · Common Sense Media · Cute and Kids
2017 / Tinybop Creature Garden / Wired · School Library Journal · Design Week · Geeks with Juniors · Common Sense Media · Vogue
2017 / Tinybop Mammals / Children’s Technology Review · School Libary Journal · Product Hunt · Swiss-miss.com · Macworld · CreativeReview.co.uk
2017 / Hope & Healing: Celebrate Art & Life event with Toni Fukuda / northjersey.com

2015 / Big Spaceship / AdAge
2010 / Instructables.com

2009 / TheDieline.com
2009 / Goollery / PrintMag.com · swiss-miss.com


Achievements + Accolades

2021 / Tinybop Me: A Kid’s Diary / Apple Design Award Finalist
2020 / Tinybop States of Matter / Excellence in Early Learning Digital Media Award, Honors
2018 / Tinybop Creature Garden / Bologna Children's Book Fair Shortlist
2017 / Guggenheim.org / MUSE Award, Webby Honoree for Cultural Institutions
2015 / Featured on PSFK ·
Little Black Book Online
2005 / USA Funds Scholarship

Published

2011 / Published in The Language of Graphic Design
2010 / Published in The Art Directors Annual 88
2010 / Graphis New Talent Annual, Merit
2008 / Featured in The Young & The Banging Yearbook
2002 / Featured in The Baltimore Sun

Experience

Mar 2023–Present / PictureStudio ‧ New York, New York
Nov 2016–Present / Tinybop ‧ Brooklyn, New York
2016 / Isobar ‧ New York, New York
2012–2016 / Big Spaceship ‧ Brooklyn, New York
2007–2012 / Various Freelance ‧ On-site & Remote
2008–2011 / Pixels+Points ‧ Baltimore, Maryland

2005–2009 / School of Visual Arts ‧ New York, New York

Exhibitions + Workshops

2017 / Hope & Healing: Celebrate Art & Life with Toni Fukuda ‧ John Theurer Cancer Center, Weehawken, New Jersey ‧ MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey
2014 / Draft + Draw Workshop ‧ Big Spaceship, Brooklyn, New York
2011 / Art Love Japan ‧ In Rivers Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2006–2009 / Celebrate Art ‧ Union City, New Jersey
2008 / These Are Nice ‧ Visual Arts Gallery, New York
2007 / Chumchurum Soju ‧ Chaum Street Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Client List

Media & Technology
Tinybop · Tinybop Schools · Funbrain · GooglePlay · Sonos · Nations Photo Lab · Artsy Couture · Billy Corgan · YouTube

Consumer Products & Services
Finishline · Chobani · Teleflora · ASOS · Samsung · Black Flag Brewing Co. · L'Oreal Redken · CapitalOne · JoS. A. Bank Clothiers · Hilton Baltimore · Westport Waterfront  · Eileen Fisher · PGA 

Cultural Institutions / Sotheby’s · The Guggenheim · Museum Mile Festival

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