Michelle Valberg

Jo Becker

Michelle Valberg


Arctic Kaleidoscope... An Arctic Journey

April 9th - Event Cancelled

Michelle will speak candidly about the challenges, insights and overall journey of making her third coffee table book and exhibition called Arctic Kaleidoscope...The People, Wildlife and Ever-Changing Landscape.


Michelle Valberg is an award-winning Canadian photographer, renowned for her soulful portraiture, majestic wildlife and stunning landscapes. She possesses a magical combination of artistic creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community commitment. Michelle recently published her third book, Arctic Kaleidoscope:The People, Wildlife and Ever-Changing Landscape. In 2012, Michelle published her first children's book called Ben and Nuki Discover Polar Bears. Regularly featured in publications across North America and Europe, Valberg's images have most recently been included in National Geographic, Photo News, London Tribune, More Magazine and Canadian Geographic. In 2013, Michelle was one of the select few to be named a Canadian Nikon Ambassador.

Valberg's stunning, and at times haunting photographs are highly sought after by art collectors globally, and have been showcased in various exhibits and features across North America, including New York, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. In 2011, Valberg's work was the subject of a critically acclaimed 3-month solo exhibition at the esteemed Canadian Museum of Nature.

A tireless philanthropist, Valberg founded Project North in 2009, a not-for-profit organization committed to delivering education and sport-based opportunities to youth in Canada’s Arctic. Since its inception, over $400,000 worth of hockey equipment has been delivered to over 14 Nunavut communities.

As the founder of Valberg Imaging - Ottawa's premier photography studio and gallery in operation for over 26 years - Valberg is a trusted and recognized entrepreneur and photographer in Canada.