Kal Barteski is an internationally celebrated artist. She is a TEDx speaker, a published author, and winner of a Women Entrepreneur of the Year Award. She was featured on Animal Planet/Discovery and recently named as CBC Manitoba's Future 40 leaders under 40, a Manitona Future Leaders finalist, and Number 36 on Ace Burpee's Top 100 Most Fascinating Manitobans. She has a deep love for polar bears, ice and winter. She sells her paintings internationally and uses her signature brush script style in beautiful campaigns all over the world. You can find her artshop HERE.

After a chance visit to Churchill, Manitoba artist Kal Barteski fell in love with the polar bear world - the bears, the people, the complicated politics - and turned her focus to polar bears. Currently with over 100 paintings in her collection of polar bears - her work is often described as "powerful and emotional", "a voice for bears".

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Kal Barteski works in a variety of media. Her work can be viewed at release events and also privately.

For in-progress polar bear painting + project peeks - follow her on Instagram: @kalbarteski