Laura Zabel

2019 YBCA 100 Honoree

Laura Zabel is the executive director of Springboard for the Arts, a national community development agency run by and for artists. Based in rural and urban Minnesota, Springboard creates systems that help artists make a living and a life, and helps communities connect to the creative power of artists. Zabel has been honored with numerous awards, including the Gard Foundation Award of Excellence and fellowships from the Bush Foundation, BALLE, and Arizona State University.