Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)

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

Charles Reed

Location

Dyer, TN

Charles worked for more than 300 hours to complete this drawing. The Reed family has been farming in Gibson County, Tenn., since 1867, and Charles wanted to capture his family’s busy and productive corn harvest season of 1994. This lithograph is #20 of 50 artist proofs.

Full name: 
Charles Reed
Artist: 
Charles Reed
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Litho Print

David Brunner

Location

Vale, SD

David drew this picture at age 10 for an MDA fundraising event held in 1998 in Deadwood, S.D., commemorating Harley-Davidson’s 95th anniversary. He enjoyed working on the computer.

Full name: 
David Brunner
Artist: 
David Brunner
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Pencil/Marker

James Kartous

Location

Patrick, SC

James created this artwork at age 9 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 school subjects included art and science.

Full name: 
James Kartous
Artist: 
James Kartous
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Wire Sculpture

Ryan Sanner

Location

Bowling Green, OH

Ryan created this artwork at age 11 at an MDA-sponsored summer camp. Marbles were coated with paint and then rolled around on paper to create this unique design. He graduated from high school with honors and attends Bowling Green University.

Full name: 
Ryan Sanner
Artist: 
Ryan Sanner
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Acrylic

Benjamin Kramich

Location

Ontario, NY

Ben created this artwork for the 2000 MDA Holiday Wishes card collection. He graduated from Monroe Community College in Rochester, N.Y., with an associate degree in graphic arts and printing. He works as a freelance graphic artist. His hobbies include video games, sporting events and music.

Full name: 
Benjamin Kramich
Artist: 
Benjamin Kramich
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Digital Media

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