Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)

Thomas J. Spiering

Location

Leesburg, VA

Tommy created this mask at age 11 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held October 30, 1993, at the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. His hobbies include pencil sketching, studying animals and working on the computer.

Full name: 
Thomas Spiering

Kaalan Wilson

Location

Houston, TX

Kaalan attends Dekaney High School in Houston. His favorite subjects are English, art and animal science. Kaalan drew this artwork based on a hero theme. He has been drawing pictures since he was a youngster.

Full name: 
Kaalan Wilson
Artist: 
Kaalan Wilson
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Mixed Media

Robin Sen

Location

Katy, TX

Robin created this painting at age 17 at an MDA-sponsored workshop held at the Methodist Hospital in Houston. In high school, he won school awards for his artwork. He also was a member of the National Honor Society and National Merit Scholarship semifinalist. Robin attended the University of Houston.

Full name: 
Robin Sen
Artist: 
Robin Sen
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Watercolor

Tomas Diaz

Location

Houston, TX

Tomás created this artwork at age 10 in an MDA-sponsored workshop held at the Methodist Hospital in Houston. He served as MDA’s National Goodwill Ambassador in 1995. He enjoys reading, writing, playing video games and also was involved in a number of his high school's theatrical productions. Tomás graduated from Jesuit High School in 2006 and attends the University of St. Thomas in Houston.

Full name: 
Tomas Diaz
Artist: 
Tomas Diaz
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Mixed Media

Geraldo Jimenez

Location

Houston, TX

Gerardo graduated from Sharpstown High School. He began drawing several years ago and usually worked on two pictures at a time. Gerardo’s hobbies included drawing, listening to music and perfecting his Spanish skills.

Full name: 
Geraldo Jimenez
Artist: 
Geraldo Jimenez
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Colored Pencil

Omar Reyes

Location

El Paso, TX

Omar created this artwork at age 10 in July 1997 at an MDA-sponsored children’s summer camp. His favorite hobbies are swimming, fishing and painting.

Full name: 
Omar Reyes
Artist: 
Omar Reyes
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Watercolor

Austin Wilburn

Location

Manvel, TX

Austin created the artwork at age 8 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held May 13, 1995, at the Glassell Junior School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. His favorite subjects are computers and music.

Full name: 
Austin Wilburn
Artist: 
Austin Wilburn
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Wire Sculpture

Alex Villarreal

Location

San Antonio, TX

Alex created this painting at age 15 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held April 25, 1992, in San Antonio, Texas. Alex received an art award while in junior high school.

Full name: 
Alex Villarreal
Artist: 
Alex Villarreal
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Watercolor

Christian Reynolds

Location

Tomball, TX

Christian created this artwork at age 10 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held June 6, 1992, in Houston. He enjoyed swimming and fishing, and going to MDA summer camp. Christian was interested in ocean liners and maritime history, and went on 10 cruises.

Full name: 
Christian Reynolds
Artist: 
Christian Reynolds
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Watercolor

Nick Gerstler

Location

Houston, TX

Nick created this painting at age 12 in an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held in 1992, at the Dallas Museum of Art. He enjoyed following sports and playing video games.

Full name: 
Nick Gerstler
Artist: 
Nick Gerstler
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Acrylic

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