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Jeanelle Mak 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 thirteen 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 Venice, California, she is currently designing for children of all ages and making toys for tomorrow at Tinybop. Previously at 
Big Spaceship and Isobar in New York City.

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

Achievements + Accolades

2019 / Tinybop States of Matter / School Library Journal · Common Sense Media · Cute and Kids
2018 / Tinybop Coral Reef / IYOR 2018 · Common Sense Media · Cute and Kids
2018 / Tinybop Creature Garden / Bologna Children's Book Fair Shortlist
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 / Guggenheim.org / MUSE Award, Webby Honoree for Cultural Institutions
2015 / Featured on PSFK ·
Little Black Book Online
2011 / Featured in The Language of Graphic Design
2010 / Graphis New Talent Annual, Merit · Instructables.com
2009 / TheDieline.com · PrintMag.com · swiss-miss.com
2008 / Featured in The Young & The Banging Yearbook
2005 / USA Funds Scholarship
2002 / Featured in The Baltimore Sun

Experience

Nov 2016–Present / Tinybop ‧ Brooklyn, New York
2017 / Eternal Light & Hope & Healing, New Jersey
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
2017 / Eternal Light ‧ 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 / Nations Photo Lab · Billy Corgan · YouTube · Tinybop · GooglePlay
Consumer Products & Services / Finishline · Chobani · Teleflora · Asos · Samsung · Black Flag Brewing Co. · L'Oreal Redken

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

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