Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)

Pumpkins

Artist: 

Melody studied art at a local college.  She works in acrylics, pastels, mixed media and watercolor.  Melody has been painting as a hobby for several years and has received numerous awards.

Rest Stop at MDA Camp

Maureen enjoys depicting scenes of campers at MDA summer camp.  This is her second camp drawing in the Collection.  Maureen has taken art classes at Meramec College in St. Louis.  Besides drawing, her hobbies include cross-stitch and playing the guitar.

Northern Lights

Jennifer worked in photography for many years and then turned to creating artwork using various media.  Her artwork has been exhibited in numerous shows in Colorado and Nebraska, and she has works in private collections.

Mystical Peaks

Artist: 

Les became a full-time artist at the age of 50.  Unable to hold a paintbrush, he relied on his acclaimed "drip method" of painting.  By dripping and pouring pools of different colors onto a canvas and maneuvering it with his hands, Les produced amazing patterns and dynamic images.  He shared his love of art by teaching children with disabilities.  Les’ works have been presented in numerous New York and Long Island exhibits.

Native American with Sheep

Artist: 

Rosalie is interested in clay sculpting, watercolor painting, pastels and ceramics along with oil painting.  She is retired from real estate sales and does volunteer work for MDA and her church.

Mountain Stream

Artist: 

Rosalie is interested in sculpting, watercolor painting, pastels and ceramics along with oil painting. She is retired from real estate sales and does volunteer work for MDA and her church.

MDA Camp

Maureen created this artwork to depict all the activities and experiences found at an MDA summer camp.  She is a member of an “Art Expressions” club in St. Louis.

On Guard

Richard has been doing pencil art for nearly ten years.  His other hobbies include woodworking, traveling, landscaping and bird watching.  Richard has won awards for his artwork at local county fairs.

Happy Hanukkah

Edgar created this artwork for the 2000 MDA Holiday Wishes card collection.  He is a retired teacher, having taught in New York City and Tampa, Florida, and is former Hollywood film set designer.

Gone fishing

Amber created this artwork at age 15.  She graduated from Soldotna High School on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula.  Amber is a former State Goodwill Ambassador and received the 1994 MDA Personal Achievement Award for Alaska.

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