Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)

Chad Cahill

Location

Ft. Wayne, IN

Chad created this artwork at age 10 at an MDA-sponsored art workshop, and it was featured in the 1999 MDA Holiday Wishes card collection. He enjoys computer graphics and engineering classes, and hopes to major in aerospace engineering in college.

Full name: 
Chad Cahill
Artist: 
Chad Cahill
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Tempra

Nathan Estes

Location

Greentown, IN

Nathan created this work at age 9 at an MDA-sponsored children’s summer camp. He graduated from Eastern High School with honors and received the American Legion Citizen Award. As a student, Nathan enjoyed science, band, musicals and drama club, and he received numerous blue ribbons and honor awards for his artwork locally and at 4-H exhibits.

Full name: 
Nathan Estes
Artist: 
Nathan Estes
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Felt Marker

Jordan Sovereign

Location

Bloomington, IL
Full name: 
Jordan Sovereign

Jeremy Sovereign

Location

Bloomington, IL
Full name: 
Jeremy Sovereign

David Ingersoll

Location

Savanna, IL

David attended Clinton Community College in Clinton, Iowa. He painted for several years and also enjoyed photography. In high school, David was on the yearbook staff and a member of the National Honor Society.

Full name: 
David Ingersoll
Artist: 
David Ingersoll
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Acrylic

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
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
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
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
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
Disease: 
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
Medium: 
Pen & Ink

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