2016 GIA Conference
Saint Paul, MN   October 16–19
A Confluence of People, Cultures, and Ideas

Alternative Finance and Artists

Monday, October 17, 3:45pm – 4:45pm

Governors III

Organized and moderated by Judilee Reed, Director, Surdna Foundation.

Presented by Penelope Douglas, Artist in Residence, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; and Laura Zabel, Executive Director, Springboard for the Arts.

This session will focus on new and emerging models for connecting artists with capital that helps them achieve their creative and business goals. Penelope Douglas, RSF Social Finance fellow and artist-in-residence at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and Laura Zabel, executive director of Springboard for the Arts, will share new efforts in California and Minnesota that are changing how the field thinks about access to capital for artists, arts, and culture.