Mimi Zhang-Mackie was born in Jinan, Shandong Province of China. She graduated from Jinan Technical Art School. Mimi moved to Canada in 1999, where she met her husband. Together they settled in the Peace Country and began raising their family.
Mimi’s favorite medium is watercolor. She uses the unpredictability of the medium to her advantage, to create artworks that flow and have a magical quality. She also draws in graphite realism. Mimi is a gifted art instructor and has taught many Peace Country students to draw.