OHDC Posters

2020 Marks the 12th year Kimry Jelen has provided the artwork for our poster! Cascade Arts & Entertainment Magazine featured her artwork on the cover of their June 2020 Issue, and included a feature about her and the Oregon High Desert Classics:

When Kimry Jelen was young she dreamed of being an artist and horse trainer, and her father gave her the standard advice of the time: Those are hobbies, you need to choose a career to make a living. She followed his guidance, and built a successful career in fashion design, creating outdoor apparel for O’Neil, Nike, and Royal Robbins.

When technology moved the artboards onto a computer, she knew she wasn’t cut out to spend her days sitting in front of a screen. She left that career to follow the call of her original dream, leading her to a ranch in Montana where she painted and trained horses. Embracing her passion, all the pieces fell into place. Opportunities appeared in the form of invitations to art shows and galleries, and she created a life doing the things she loved. For several years she split her time between New Mexico and Montana, always near horses. Read the full article…