Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)

Matt Mead

Location

Nashville, IL
Full name: 
Matt Mead

Calvin Mead

Location

Nashville, IL
Full name: 
Calvin Mead

Conor Roberts

Location

Dacula, GA

Conor has been drawing for many years and recently began painting with oils. His work has been shown in a school art show. His favorite school subject is science, and he plays wheelchair sports.

Full name: 
Conor Roberts
Artist: 
Conor Roberts
Medium: 
Oil

John Gilbert

Location

Paradise, CA

John created this artwork at age 17 while attending Paradise High School, where he served as art editor for the school’s literary magazine. He served as the MDA California State Goodwill Ambassador in 1985. Besides drawing by hand for many years, John also created computer artwork and won numerous blue ribbons at county and state fairs.

Full name: 
John Gilbert
Artist: 
John Gilbert
Medium: 
Pencil

Jason Baringer

Location

Rolling Hills Estates, CA

Jason created this drawing at age 11 at an MDA-sponsored art workshop in Los Angeles. He served as goodwill ambassador for MDA’s Los Angeles Chapter. This pen and ink drawing of a Japanese scene showing several villages with pagodas, samurai and kites in a mountainous landscape is done on blue-gray rice paper handmade by Jason.

Full name: 
Jason Baringer
Artist: 
Jason Baringer
Medium: 
Pen & Ink

Blake (Moorman) Burnette

Location

Lilburn, GA

Blake enjoyed drama and social studies. He created this artwork at age 17 and was featured in the 1999 MDA Holiday Wishes card collection.

Full name: 
Blake Burnette
Artist: 
Blake (Moorman) Burnette
Medium: 
Acrylic

Joshua Bee

Location

Harrington, DE

Joshua has been drawing for several years. This artwork is an illustration for a book he’s writing. Other hobbies include watching movies and listening to all types of music.

Full name: 
Joshua Bee
Artist: 
Joshua Bee
Medium: 
Pencil

James D'Avanzo

Location

Fairfield, CT

James began creating computer art several years ago using the Fractal Design Painter programs, Corel Draw and Photoshop. He studied design at Sacred Heart University, Fairfield University and the Creative Art Workshop. His work appeared in the “National Association of Desktop Publishers Journal” and “Computer Graphics World” magazine.

Full name: 
James D'Avanzo
Artist: 
James D'Avanzo
Medium: 
Computer Graphics

Julian Dombrowski

Location

Tucson, AZ

Julian created this self-portrait at age 10 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held Oct. 2, 1992, at the Tucson Museum of Art. He is a former MDA Goodwill Ambassador for Southern Arizona.

Full name: 
Julian Dombrowski
Artist: 
Julian Dombrowski
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Pen & Ink

Jose Carballo

Location

Phoenix, AZ

Jose’s artwork was created in an MDA sponsored children’s art workshop held January 23, 1993, at the Arizona State University Art Building in Tempe. It has been shown in several exhibits and was featured in an MDA holiday card.

Full name: 
Jose Carballo
Artist: 
Jose Carballo
Medium: 
Acrylic

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