Biography - Denise Pelletier

A native of the Bas St-Laurent, Denise Pelletier now resides in the Outaouais where she teaches visual arts at a High school in Ottawa. Her extensive training ranges from graphic design and photography to art history. In 1994, she founded a summer art school for children which she ran until 1998. Since 1999, Denise has directed summer workshops for adults.

Denise Pelletier has perfected and refined her painting technique through numerous courses at the Ottawa School of Arts. She has also attended many reputable art workshops at the ICSCIS international school in Normandy, Provence and Tuscany.

Furthermore, in 1998, she spent several months in Europe where she attended the École des Beaux Arts in Avignon, France. In 2004, she also took time to work on her art in Cassis, a little town in southern France, and in Fall of 2008, she was in Corsica and Italy. In the fall of 2012, Denis put her paintbrush to the Irish and Moroccan landscapes and created magnificent paintings. She also spent several weeks in Provence and captured its illustrious beauty on her canvases.

Denise Pelletier flew to Croatia in spring of 2014, she hosted the painting workshop on the island of Korcula. She is planning on returning to Corsica in the fall of 2016... paints and easel in her luggage!