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Evelyne MacMillan

Pepper Alley Arts


315- 3193 Walnut St
Kelowna, BC V1W 3T6
(250) 317-2500


I have taught art classes, primarily in watercolours, for almost 20 years in various venues such as the Kelowna Art Gallery, Rotary Centre for the Arts, the Dorchester Retirement Home, Summerland Art Group, Pepper Alley studio, and private instruction.


Art Workshops/Courses Taken: I began taking formal watercolour lessons in Calgary in 1993, both in group and private studies with such artists as: Catherine Gerus, Joanne Roper, Joan Fedoroshyn, Pat Jones, Carole Day, Ralph Temple, and Marilyn Kinsella.

I have attended workshops in Calgary, AB with Jack Reid and Gerald Brommer.

Since moving to the Okanagan, I have taken watercolour and acrylic workshops with Joan Needham, Tove Sorensen, Monika Montana Grant, Lynden Beesley, Joan Little, Zoltan Szabo, Brent Heighton, Bruce Cryer, Ann Hunter, Barry Tate, Alan Bruce, Rick McDiarmid, Kiff Holland, Neil Patterson, Nita Leland, Karen Hersey, Ann Zielinski, David Langevin, Peizhong Chen, Pamela Harold, Suzanne Northcott, Robyn Lake, Debbie Milner, Jerry Markum, Robert Genn and Brian Atyeo.


Award of Excellence: “Rocky Bluffs” Oct 2008 at FCA Central Okanagan Chapter Art Visions 2008 show

Award of Excellence and Athena Custom Framing Award: “Rebirth” May 2005 at the FCA Central Okanagan Chapter show

Juror’s Choice and Mission Hill Award: “Sleepy Hollow” Oct 2002 at FCA Central Okanagan Chapter show

Honourable Mention: "Victoria Rising" Apr 1999 at FCA Central Okanagan Chapter show

Honourable Mention: "Chula Vista" May 1998 at FCA Central Okanagan Chapter show


I obtained "Active" member status in the Federation of Canadian Artists on Nov 16, 1997 and am a member of the Central Okanagan Chapter. For the year 2004 and 2005 I served as President of the Central Okanagan Chapter of the FCA.

I am a studio artist at the Ellis Street Studios in Kelowna.

I have obtained commissioned work for paintings, with both Corporate and Private Commissions.

I have donated some of my paintings for charity auctions and fundraisers.
Since 2003, I teach watercolour classes and private instruction.

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