Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

Oh Bug Where Are You

Artist: 

Renée has degrees in liberal studies and early childhood education.  Her interests include reading, scrapbooking and tutoring children.  She also is training her yellow lab for a service dog.

My Fathers Tulips

Michael worked as a commercial illustrator for many years, but is now creating fine art.  Some of his works have been exhibited at local shows as well as the Jackson County (Ore.) Courthouse.  This painting is a tribute to Michael’s father who always had a garden which featured beautiful roses and tulips in vivid purples and yellows accented by the green stems.

Miss Millie

Brent specialized in portraits of animals and for several years had his own business, "Pastels by Brent."  Unfortunately, in recent years he was not able to paint due to diminished abilities.  After earning an associate’s degree in CAD Engineering, he worked as a tool designer for more than 10 years.

Mental Chaos

Zeenah began drawing and painting as a small child. She had artwork displayed while a student at Columbia High School.  She graduated from the University of Montana with a Bachelor of Arts degree.  In 2006, Zeenah won an Award of Excellence in a contest sponsored by VSA arts and Volkswagen.  She owns her own Web design business.

Mamacita

Edith retired from the California Mental Health Department as a psychiatric technician in 1982.  Soon after she began painting and exhibited her works in many juried art shows and local galleries in the Payson, Ariz., area where she lived for several years.  Edith was also a published writer of poetry and short stories.

Mine

Edith retired from the California Mental Health Department as a psychiatric technician in 1982.  Soon after she began painting and exhibited her works in many juried art shows and local galleries in the Payson, Ariz., area where she lived for several years.  Edith was also a published writer of poetry and short stories.

MDA Summer Camp Mokuleia Hawaii

Morris is a former professional carpenter.  A self-taught artist, he prefers painting in oils and uses his love of nature to create land and seascapes.  Morris is a member of a citizen advisory committee for metropolitan planning in Oahu.

Kohala Coast

Morris is a former professional carpenter.  A self-taught artist, he prefers painting in oils and uses his love of nature to create landscapes and seascapes.

Oriental Birds

Artist: 

Kerrie and her brother Rob Whitaker served as National Goodwill Ambassadors in 1963-64.  She has two pieces of artwork in the Art Collection.

Inca Messenger

Artist: 

Kelsey created this artwork at age 10.  She had artwork displayed at the New Mexico State Fair in 1998.  Kelsey served as the 1999 MDA New Mexico State Goodwill Ambassador.

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