Rachelle Doorley is an arts educator and founder of the popular creativity website, TinkerLab. She has an Ed.M. in Arts in Education from Harvard University and a B.A. in theater design from the University of California, Los Angeles. This unique combination of design and education is the basis of her passion for creating learning experiences that are rooted in art and design.

Rachelle is the author of the best selling book, TinkerLab: A Hands-on Guide for Little Inventors (Roost Books, 2014), Creative Adventures in Cursive, and her writing on children’s art has appeared in School Arts, Real Simple, and FamilyFun magazines. Prior to founding TinkerLab, Rachelle worked as a costume designer on movies for Warner Brothers and Universal and taught art in museums and the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Rachelle believes in finding fun and meaningful ways to make every day creative, and can often be found playing in her art studio, taking her kids on adventures, and doodling in her sketchbook.