Barbara Pszczółkowska-Kasten was born,lives and works in Warsaw. She studied at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts, where she obtained a diploma with distinction in 1963 at the Faculty of Graphic Arts. She works in the field of easel painting, pastels, drawings. She has received three scholarships from the Ministry of Culture and Arts - in 1990, 1997 and 2000, as well as the MKiS Creative Promotion Fund - in 2005. She has organized about 20 individual exhibitions, primarily in the capital - many times at the Museum of the Earth of the Polish Academy of Sciences and in numerous Warsaw Galleries, as well as in Gdańsk and Sopot, Kielce, Krakow and Olsztyn. She participated in several dozen group exhibitions - environmental, national and international, both at home and abroad - in Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Finland, Russia, the Czech Republic, Japan, Mexico, Mongolia and Qatar. The artist's works are in public and private collections in Poland and abroad.