Founded in 1968, White Bear Center for the Arts (WBCA) is a non-profit community art center serving people of all abilities and generations. WBCA offers art classes, showcases exhibitions from a diverse range of artists, and connects the community to art resources.

Dan Mackerman

Dan Mackerman is a professional painter and sculptor of more than 27 years. His work can be seen in over 60 public collections throughout the country. His career highlights include projects with Disney, Animal Planet Television and Prince. Of particular note was his work as lead sculptor and character designer for the Daytons/Marshall Fields/Macy’s Holiday…
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Neil Johnston

Neil keeps an active studio in Shoreview, MN where he lives – and makes art. In addition to exploring ideas through painting, Johnston is a musical artist and keeps an active creative life in music – writing, performing, and recording. He has completed many successful painting and musical collaborations – working with other artists, musicians,…
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Sue Swanson

Sue Swanson, MDiv, is a teacher and retreat leader who helps people find Sabbath time in their busy lives by teaching them how to practice spiritual patterns together. She calls her work Prayercraft, which is combining craftwork with different patterns of prayer. She is interested in how we can learn to use artistic creativity both individually…
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