Gisela Morales is an arts professional and advocate, who currently serves as Grants Administrator for the Pasadena Playhouse. Morales has an extensive background in grantmaking and fundraising. Prior to her post at the Playhouse, she was part of a team that helped launch Via Art Fund, after learning a bespoke approach to funding from London-based Outset Contemporary Fund. Additionally, Morales has worked in the development departments of institutions such as The Music Center, Sundance Institute, and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Morales has a BA in Art History and French from the University of California, Los Angeles and a MA in Visual Arts Administration from New York University.