Tommy began creating art in childhood. He has a bachelor’s degree from the Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore. He is known in the Baltimore and Washington areas for his exceptional work in pencil as well as other mediums. Tommy has the ability to capture his subject’s emotion and character.
Tommy began creating art in childhood. He has a bachelor’s degree from the Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore. Tommy’s work has been exhibited at jazz festivals, museums and galleries throughout the country. His subjects cover a wide range from the beauty and gracefulness of ballerina’s to the speed and power of horse racing, and also captures the essence of some of the world’s greatest jazz musicians.
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.