D. Lee is a longtime professional horse trainer and painter, committed to becoming the best she can be in both arts. She enjoys the elements of struggle, success, and satisfaction that are inherent in the artist’s journey and embraces an attitude of learning and improvement. Best known for her soulful paintings of animals and people, D. Lee is drawn to the interplay of light and the interpretation of expression in eyes. She has participated in the Jackson Hole Quick Draw for seventeen years and has been recognized in multiple shows, including Best Body of Work, Phippen Art Show, Prescott AZ, finalist in Art Renewal Center Worldwide, and Oil Painters of America & American Impressionist Society Regional and National Shows. She has donated her art for many fundraisers including Wyoming Wetlands, Bluegrass Conservancy, Lexington Cancer Foundation, Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, Citizens for Research of Epilepsy, Painting for Good Causes, and Woodford Humane Society.
D. Lee lives in the Bluegrass of Kentucky where the horse life literally surrounds her. She spent much of her life in Idaho and still makes it back to the mountains each year.