Kari Medig grew up in a cabin in the boreal forest of northern British Columbia, Canada.
As a working photographer, he has made imagery on editorial and commercial commissions for clients such as National Geographic, Outside and Patagonia.
In 2015, Powder published Dawn In Siberia, the magazine’s debut book inspired by Medig’s photos while he was on assignment across Russia.
Recent accolades include inclusion in the American Photography 36 (2020) and American Photography 35 (2019) anthologies. His editorial work has received recognition from Canada’s National Media Awards Foundation, the North American Travel Journalists Association and the Society of American Travel Writers.
In addition to photography, Medig has joined numerous ski expeditions, including the first 700km traverse of the St Elias mountain range in the Yukon and Alaska. He now lives in Nelson, British Columbia.