Michele Anderson is the Rural Program Director for Springboard for the Arts, a community and economic development organization run by artists based in St Paul and Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA.
Michele has launched nationally recognized programs at the intersection of rural arts, historic preservation, public health, and economic development, leading programs like the Rural Arts and Culture Summit, Artists on Main Street, and the Hinge Arts Residency.
Her writing and ideas on dismantling stereotypes of rural life have been featured in the New York Times, and more.
Michele is also a pianist and a creative writer. She lives in Fergus Falls, Minnesota with her husband Spencer and their son, Ash.