Tod was an avid self-taught artist who won numerous awards at local exhibits. He painted with a brush inserted into a specially designed mouthpiece. Family and friends helped by opening and changing paints.
Alex 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. He served as MDA’s Goodwill Ambassador for the District of Columbia in 1989 and 1990.
Jason created this mask at age 8 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held October 30, 1993, at the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. He has been active in Boy Scouts and has had artwork displayed at school art exhibits.
Jeff created this drawing at age 16 for a school project while a student at Shawnee Mission South High School. He collects hats and enjoys working on his computer. Jeff graduated from Johnson Community College with an associate’s degree in graphic design.
Craig designed logos and program covers for his local MDA chapter, high school and other community groups, and his artwork has been displayed in several local venues. He also published a book called Craig’s Travel Adventures.
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.
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.