Aimee Van Ostrand

Aimee Van Ostrand is originally from the Philippines. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University in Ames, IA and her Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Roseville, MN.  She is an NCCAOM Board Certified Practitioner and owns Healing…

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Susan Hartzell Vannelli

Susan Hartzell Vannelli is a professional artist who offers stimulating art classes and workshops at White Bear Center for the Arts. Sue’s colorful, mixed media art reflects her personal energy, joy, and enthusiasm for life! Oil, acrylic, and pastel are her favorite mediums to create with. Her art combines spirituality,…

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Dan Wiemer

Dan Wiemer is an award winning artist and illustrator who lives in Red Wing MN.  He was trained as a graphic designer and has painted in watermedia most of his life.  Dan is a past president of the Minnesota Watercolor Society and has taught classes and workshops for over twenty-five…

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Joshua Woof

Joshua Woof started in clay from an early age, being raised in a family of potters. He has received degrees from both the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the School for American Crafts at RIT in Rochester NY. He is currently finishing a year-long fellowship at the Northern Clay Center…

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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 local fire department as a captain firefighter.

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Carolyn (Boehlke) Youngbauer

Carolyn (Boehlke) Youngbauer is the author of “Chasing the Moon” and “Literaria.”  She has a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Hamline University and is the Writing Center Coordinator at White Bear Lake Area High School.  She lives in Minneapolis.

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Frank Zeller

Frank Zeller has a Master’s degree in art education and the fine arts. He has taken awards in local, state, and national fine arts exhibitions and judged the State Fair arts exhibitions. He has taught watercolor workshops in the US, Italy, and Spain. He has been involved with White Bear…

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Yuming Zhu

Originally from Shanghai, Yuming Zhu began studying under the masters at the age of 10. Working in oils, pastels, and Sumi/Chinese watercolors, his work is a unique blend of East meets West artistry.  Yuming is a very passionate and well-known artist in the greater Seattle area.  He participated in the…

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