As a professional illustrator with more than twenty years of experience, Shelly Bartek has earned national and international recognition. In 2006, she received the prestigious commission from the United Nations for its International Collective Stamp series. She has accomplished art projects for more than fifty prestigious international clients including American Airlines, AT&T, Barton & Guestier French Winery, Coors Brewery, Kraft, Paramount Pictures and Wall Street Journal. Bartek’s fine art has been collected privately and exhibited in galleries in California, Florida and Missouri. Shelly’s talent was recognized early on at the age of seventeen, when she won the First Place National Scholastic Award, a scholarship to the Kansas City Art Institute.