Off-Site Exhibitions

Northeast Youth & Family Services

1280 N. Birch Lake Blvd
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

FEATURED ARTIST:  Robert Cuerden


I started taking photographs at an early age, when my grandfather gave me a  Kodak Brownie when I was still living in England. I still have those images today. Since that time, I have always wanted to record global images of events, intricacies and patterns of our world that create emotions for the viewers. In the last 4 years, I have exhibited at various galleries and have undertaken professional customized photography and have successfully sold stock images, prints and framed photographs of people, outdoors, farming, sailing, worldwide.

Exhibition Run Time: June 26 – August 5, 2018

For pricing information on Robert’s work, please click here.


Cerenity Senior Care

1900 Webber Street
White Bear Lake, MN 55110




Neil Johnston began his painting career as a production billboard painter. After a decade of painting large-scale billboards and wall murals, he worked to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in painting at the College of Visual Arts in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Shortly after, he completed a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Visual Studies/Painting from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Through his painted works, Neil often uses layering, fragmentation, and multiplicity to explore time, memory, and place – inspired by and reacting to developments in the study of time physics, visual cognition, geographic mapping, music improvisation, graphic design, pop culture, and anime.

In addition to painting, and the visual arts, Neil is a musical artist and keeps an active creative life in music – writing, performing and recording. Also, Johnston works as a community arts advocate, and enjoys participating in and facilitating creative process dialog. He has completed many successful painting and musical collaborations – working with other artists, musicians, and communities. He is a tenured Art department faculty member at Century College in White Bear Lake and has served the White Bear Center for the Arts for many years as a board member, and as an emeritus director.

Neil’s work has been collected and commissioned by private individuals and corporations. His work can be seen in the corporate collections of Medtronic Inc., Hines International, and at Century College, in White Bear Lake, MN.

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Exhibition Run Time: July 30 – September 9, 2018

For pricing information on Neil’s work, please click here.


Purchasing Artwork

If you are interested in purchasing any of the featured artwork on display, contact WBCA at 651-407-0597, or visit us at 4971 LONG AVE, downtown White Bear Lake. WBCA has brought art to the White Bear area for more than 35 years, by providing community art classes, exhibits and events. We have an exciting schedule of classes and events offered year-round.

Become a WBCA member today and receive discounts on art classes and workshops, reduced fees on exhibit entries, invitations to our special events and exhibits, and receive our quarterly newsletter and class catalog. Your tax-deductible contribution helps support our many programs and ensures accessible, community arts for everyone.

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