Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD)

Sunset

Sarah created this artwork at age 12 in April, 1994, at an MDA-sponsored children's art workshop at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  She received a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Salem State College.  Sarah has a website business and enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

Quiet

Julia created this artwork at age 8 at an MDA-sponsored children's art workshop on April 24, 1994, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  In addition to creating artwork, Julia enjoys writing and has had several poems published in her college literary magazine.

Having Fun at Sea

Kaitlyn created this artwork at age 10.  Her hobbies include drawing, and singing.  Kaitlyn served as the MDA New Hampshire State Goodwill Ambassador for 2000 and 2001.

Free to Fly

Julia created this artwork at age 11. In addition to creating artwork, she enjoys writing and has had several poems published in her college literary magazine.

A Sign of Fall

Jennifer created her artwork at age 15 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held in Fort Wayne in 1997.  She enjoys scrapbooking and crocheting.

Terry Burleigh

Location

Orange, TX

Terry created this collage at age 10 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held June 6, 1992, in Houston. She graduated from Orangefield High School.

Full name: 
Terry Burleigh
Artist: 
Terry Burleigh
Disease: 
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD)
Medium: 
Construction Paper Collage

Sarah Volante

Location

N. Providence, RI

Sarah created this artwork at age 9 an an MDA-sponsored art workshop held August 13, 1992, in Providence.

Full name: 
Sarah Volante
Artist: 
Sarah Volante
Disease: 
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD)
Medium: 
Watercolor

Kim Cosilmon

Location

Johnson City, NY

Kim discovered her considerable talent for painting after completing courses in architectural drafting. She concentrates on the primitive landscape genre, with a folk flavor, using acrylic and watercolor. Kim is a prolific artist and has sold numerous paintings.

Full name: 
Kim Cosilmon
Artist: 
Kim Cosilmon
Disease: 
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD)
Medium: 
Acrylic

Kaitlyn Kulesz

Location

Salem, NH

Kaitlyn created this artwork at age 10. Her hobbies include drawing, playing the piano and studying karate, in which she holds a black belt. Kaitlyn served as the MDA State Goodwill Ambassador for New Hampshire in 2000 and 2001.

Full name: 
Kaitlyn Kulesz
Artist: 
Kaitlyn Kulesz
Disease: 
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD)
Medium: 
Mixed Media

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