Laura Bustamante was born in Madrid, Spain. She received a BFA from Florida Atlantic University with a concentration in sculpture. Laura has participated in various shows locally and nationally. Her recent works have been exhibited in Tiny Acts Tumble Empires at Woskob Family Gallery in Penn State University, Frimaire is the Color of Adolescent Sunset at the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood, and an artist residency at the WAAM, Woodstock, NY. She is the recipient of the 2016 Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Grant and the Esther Saylor Rothenberger Endowed Scholarship for Humanities; she presented at the Undergraduate Research Symposium in the spring of 2017. Laura has worked at the University Galleries, FAU as a galleries assistant and has been the project manager of Community Justice: The Black Panthers and other Civil Right Movement, and Home Mask Relations: A Social Project by Isabel Berlung, among other exhibitions. She has also been involved in museum education as a youth mentor for the Artist Mentorship Program from the University Galleries, FAU. Laura is currently working in the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale as the Lillian S. Wells Associate Education Curator.