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Kelly Telfer is an artist in who paints all kinds of subjects but his passion is with automobiles, motorcycles, and racing. He lives and paints in San Jose, California and his artwork can be found in galleries, magazines, private homes, and corporate collections around the world. He is currently featured in a one-man show at Canepa Motorsports Museum. You’ll also find his art on Guglielmo wine labels and he’s created fine art, design, and marketing work for international and national motorsports organizations.
The business man says, “If I don’t do it first, somebody else will.” The artist says, “If I don’t do it first, nobody else will.” – LeRoy Neiman
“I have failed more than anybody in this room. I’ve succeeded more than anybody in this room. Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure.” – Soichiro Honda
At the age of 16 he started a racing team with his brother with little knowledge nor any funding. It was the ultimate experience of learning how to fail to succeed.
Getting laid off in a corporate downsizing and thanking the universe for that situation so he could pursue his passion for art full time.
FIRST SPECIAL CAR
A 23 Window VW Bus
BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE
If you have a collector car, you don’t own it. You’re just taking care of it for the next guy.
Canepa Design – www.canepacollection.com
Kelly is writing a book and we’ll get you an update as soon as it’s published.
Do what you are passionate about. Do what you have a burning desire for. Don’t do whatever someone else says, it does not matter. What matters is what do you want and how can you do it? And give of yourself to others.
HOW TO LEARN MORE ABOUT KELLY
Kelly Telfer – www.kellytelfer.com
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