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.

Upcoming Classes/Events

MGS1 – Go Figure! Self-Directed Life Drawing Studio

Dec 01, 2022 9:30AM—Dec 22, 2022 12:30PM

H2W1 – Watercolor Basics

Dec 05, 2022 1:00PM—Dec 19, 2022 3:30PM

D2D3 – The Art of the Sketch: Intermediate and Advanced Drawing

Dec 06, 2022 10:00AM—Jan 10, 2023 12:30PM

C2D7 – Wednesday Afternoon Clay with Alex Chinn

Dec 07, 2022 1:30PM—Dec 21, 2022 4:00PM

J1J2 – Peyote Stitch Triangle Earrings

Dec 10, 2022 10:00AM—Dec 17, 2022 12:00PM

D2D8 – Chickadee

Dec 10, 2022 1:30PM—4:00PM

FY13 – Artsy Cat

Dec 10, 2022 1:00PM—2:30PM

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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Zac Spates

Zac Spates of Hudson, WI, is a potter/ceramicist.  He received his BA in Studio Arts (Summa Cum Laude) from Saint John’s University, Collegeville, MN, in 2003.  Spates was an assistant to Richard Bresnahan at Saint John’s Pottery 2000-3, and then was an apprentice at Mark Hewitt Pottery, Pittsboro, NC, 2003-6.  Spates also volunteers with the…
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Aryn Lill

Aryn Lill has been teaching fine art to all ages for over 15 years. She loves helping others find their inner voice and enjoys the process of creating beautiful works of art. In her spare time Aryn likes to create her own work, ink drawings and oil paintings, and in the summer/fall months she works…
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