Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD)

Mt. Yale in Autumn

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.

Lilacs for Olivia

Michael retired in January 2006 as the Executive Officer in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Buffalo where he conducted research on the causes of muscular dystrophy.  He's an accomplished painter whose works are accepted at juried shows.

Lady Di

Artist: 

Tina is a “self-taught” artist who began drawing and painting in childhood.  She also writes poetry and has had her work published in the Poetry Guild magazine.

Naomi

Artist: 

Tina is a “self-taught” artist who began drawing and painting in childhood.  She also writes poetry and has had her work published in the Poetry Guild magazine.

Fresh Picked Apples

Margaret has been painting for 25 years.  Her other hobbies include knitting and cooking.  Her brother, who is also affected by limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, built the frame for this artwork.

Hanging Geranium

Barbara received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Kent State University.  Her work has been seen in numerous galleries and exhibits nationwide as well as featured on notecards and calendars.  Barbara’s book “A Wing and a Prayer: An Artist’s Journey with Muscular Dystrophy” was published in 2007. She was a member of the Ohio Watercolor Society.

Down By the Lake

Artist: 

David hobbies included painting, building model cars and miniature houses, as well as creating decorative metalwork.  He was a member of the Bald Eagle Art League.  This painting was featured in the 1996 MDA “Holiday Wishes” card collection.

Desert Sunset

Artist: 

David hobbies included painting, building model cars and miniature houses, as well as creating decorative metalwork.  He was a member of the Bald Eagle Art League.

Candles and Holly

Bill was involved in politics for many years and enjoyed painting and writing.  His autobiography was published in 2001.  In 1993, Bill received the MDA Personal Achievement Award for Pennsylvania.  This artwork was featured in the 1997 Holiday Wishes card collection.

Boat with Waterlilies

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.

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