Jasmine Valandani oversees programs for youth and adults as well as community outreach, creating access to meaningful art experiences for all ages. Education programs include MoNA Link, a two-year professional development program in art education for preschool through middle school teachers; group tours and hands-on art lessons; adult art classes and reading group; volunteer tour leader training; Family Art Days, and a spectrum of engaging, exhibit-related programming.
Jasmine Valandani has been an art educator at MoNA since 2010. She has taught art at Whatcom Community College and Western Washington University. She has led eldercare programs in independent living and care centers; coordinated children’s events for Village Books; and taught art to disadvantaged youth through Horizons Upward Bound. She received her BFA degree from the University of San Francisco and MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Her work has been exhibited in the U.S. and Canada and she is represented by Lucia Douglas Gallery.