T.D. Kelsey is a member emeritus of the Cowboy Artists of America, a fellow member of the National Sculpture Society, and is known for his intense, impressionistic sculptures capturing the spirit of his subjects. He has works on permanent display at the Thomas Gilcrease Museum, the Kriendler Gallery of Western Art – the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, the Pro Rodeo Hall of Champions Museum, the Charles M. Russell Museum, the National Museum of Wildlife Art, Benson Park in Loveland, Colorado, Owensboro Museum of Art, St. Louis Zoo, the Elk City Old Town Museum, the Briscoe Museum, and two museums in Spain.