Myasthenia Gravis (MG)

Dr.Glass

Ferdinand began painting in 1994 after being diagnosed with myasthenia gravis.  This painting was done from a photograph of Dr. Glass, Director of the MDA/ALS Center at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

Chasing Windmills

Ruth began creating artwork as a child, but set it aside during her career years.  She resumed painting during her retirement.  She worked in all media and favored many subjects such as landscapes, portraits and flowers.

Falling Water River

Artist: 

Vauta began painting more than 20 years ago.  She also made baskets, cutting boards and carved wooden dolls.  This piece was her first donation to the Art Collection.

Arizona

Artist: 

Vauta began painting more than 20 years ago.  This work represents her vision of an old town in Arizona, even though she had never visited the state.  Vauta also made baskets and carved wooden dolls.

Acorns

Joann has been painting for many years.  She attended Stanford University and is a charter member of the Kentucky Very Special Arts Association.

Janice Campbell

Location

Buckingham, VA

Janice has exhibited her artwork in North Carolina, Vermont and Virginia, and received numerous awards for her sketches and pottery. She uses a variety of media in her sketches: pencil, watercolor, crayon and charcoal. Janice is also a sculptor and writer.

Full name: 
Janice Campbell
Artist: 
Janice Campbell
Disease: 
Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
Medium: 
Pencil

Timmy Greeson

Location

Richmond, TX

Timmy created this artwork at age 9 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held June 6, 1992, in Houston. He serves in leadership positions in numerous organizations, and enjoys church and school activities.

Full name: 
Timmy Greeson
Artist: 
Timmy Greeson
Disease: 
Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
Medium: 
Watercolor

Elizabeth Hume

Location

Springfield, TN

Elizabeth created this artwork at age 15 at an MDA summer camp. While a student at Franklin High School, her favorite subjects were art and biology.

Full name: 
Elizabeth Hume
Artist: 
Elizabeth Hume
Disease: 
Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
Medium: 
Watercolor

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