Neil Johnston is a visual artist, musician, educator, and advocate. Johnston maintains an active studio practice, has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions, as well as creating public works and murals. His paintings are collected by private individuals, as well as by corporations, including Medtronic Inc., Hines International Inc., Century College, Capella Tower in Minneapolis, MN. Through his studio practice, teaching, and community work, Johnston enjoys participating in creative process dialog, and collaboration through working with other artists, musicians, and the community. He is an advocate for STEAM education, immersive arts experiences, and arts education at all stages of human experience. Johnston often 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. In addition to painting, and the visual arts, Neil is a music artist and keeps an active creative life in music – writing, performing and recording. He is a tenured Art department faculty member at Century College in White Bear Lake, and is a Board Director Emeritus at the White Bear Center for the Arts.
Johnston lives in Shoreview, MN with his family and studio. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in painting from the College of Visual Arts in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Visual Studies/Painting from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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