Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD)

Waterlily Dream

Diane has had many one-woman shows at art galleries in Monterey, San Francisco and the Bay area as well as in a one-woman show at Nordstroms in San Francisco.  Her work has also been part of an annual show at the Alameda Historical Museum.  Diane is a long-time member of the Alameda Art Association.  For 13 years she served as chairperson of an MDA-sponsored support group in the San Francisco area.

Walk at Your Own Pace

Mallory has been drawing since she was a toddler. She participates in school art competitions.  Mallory’s hobbies include knitting, music and playing video games. This is her second donation to the MDA Art Collection.

Walk on the Beach


Jan earned a B. A. in English from California State University, Sacramento.  She has received awards for photography and painting.  Jan has also authored numerous articles and two books, and is a member of the MDA National Task Force on Public Awareness.  She was named the 2001 MDA National Personal Achievement Award recipient.

Tree of Life

Christopher was a published writer and self-taught painter.  His artwork has been shown in several local exhibits as well as in North Carolina and New York. Two of Christopher’s paintings are in the MDA Art Collection.


Jennifer received a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from the Savannah College of Art and Design.  She worked as a portrait artist at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg for four years and is employed as a graphic designer.

Steaming to the Setting Sun

Ben is a successful real estate agent who has been pursuing the art of photography for more than 25 years.  He specializes in nautical scenes that capture the beauty of his native Louisiana.  Ben has had several exhibits and his artwork is displayed in many offices around his native city.

St. Louis Skyline


Charles graduated in 1984 from Northwest High School in House Springs, MO.  He used pen and ink in creating this pointillism and line drawing artwork.

Spring is Here

Mallory has been drawing since she was a toddler and especially likes to create images of bugs and butterflies.  She participates in school art competitions.  Mallory’s hobbies include knitting, music and playing video games.

Teddy Bear


Ariane was an accomplished New York artist whose works are in many permanent collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  Her stylized representational figures and exuberant use of color were distinctly her own.

Sunset at Lake Estes

After a 30-year career as an attorney, Charles turned his hobby of photography into a profession.  Well known in Colorado as a scenic photographer, he and his wife worked as a team.  Charles’ photos have been featured on postcards, calendars, greeting cards and magazines.