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Rachelle Doorley

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RACHELLE DOORLEY is an arts educator, community builder, and founder of the popular creativity blog Tinkerlab. She studied costume design at the University of California, Los Angeles, and worked on Hollywood films before finding her true calling as an arts educator. After teaching art in Los Angeles schools, Rachelle earned a master's in arts education from Harvard, and then oversaw docent and education programs at the San Jose Museum of Art. Rachelle lives with her husband and her two curious daughters in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, where she leads workshops on visual thinking and hands-on creativity. Rachelle believes in finding fun and meaningful ways to make every day creative, and can often be found experimenting in her sketchbook, taking her kids on adventures, and asking lots of open-ended questions. Rachelle enjoys chai tea, hand-drawn letters, train travel, hikes in the woods, artist studios, and ocean air.

Books by Rachelle Doorley

TinkerLab Art Starts

Get inspired with hands-on creative prompts for elementary-aged children featuring simple materials you can find at home from an experienced art teacher.

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Tinkerlab

Creative experiments for curious kids from the creator of www.Tinkerlab.com-50 hands-on activities that explore art, science, and more. For children up to six years old.

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