Carlos began painting professionally in 2007. He works part-time for the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles. During his teen years, Carlos looked forward to playing baseball professionally. However, weakness in his legs and pain while walking and running led to a diagnosis of BMD. As a child he enjoyed drawing, music and poetry. One of his paintings is used in the packaging of Ocumare Grand dark chocolate produced by Amano.
Mario has been enjoying photography for many years. He graduated from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and works as a lawyer for the US Department of Labor. This photograph was taken with a Nikon APS camera while Mario was on a trip to Germany in 2000. It’s a photo of the Heilig- Geist-Spital (Hospital of the Holy Spirit) in Nuremberg.
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Andrew’s artwork was the first piece selected for inclusion in the MDA Art Collection and exhibited at the Association’s national headquarters in Tucson, Ariz. He created the collage in a school art class in 1991. Andrew’s hobbies include digital graphics, photography and custom cars.
Dean graduated from Southwest State University in Marshall. His paintings have been seen in numerous galleries and exhibits as well as the governor’s residence. Dean used both thick and thin paint to create contrast in his works.
Mario has enjoyed photography for many years. He graduated from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and works as a lawyer for the U.S. Department of Labor. This photograph was taken with a Nikon APS camera while Mario was on a trip to Germany in 2000. It’s a photo of the Heilig-Geist- Spital (Hospital of the Holy Spirit) in Nuremberg.