Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)

Sing Out


Milda is an award-winning professional artist, designer and instructor.  Her work was featured for four years on MDA Holiday Wishes cards.  “Sing Out!” was created specifically for the 1999 collection.

Sea Lion


Al has been involved in art all his life.  He has won numerous awards for his sculpture including first place in shows sponsored by the city of Beverly Hills and the Chambers of Commerce of Century City and Westwood in Los Angeles.  He is also a decorated World War II Marine having served in the Pacific Theater, including Guadalcanal.



Rosalie is interested in sculpting, watercolor painting, pastels and ceramics along with oil painting. She is retired from real estate sales, and does volunteer work for MDA and her church.


Amber created this artwork at age 15.  She graduated from Soldotna High School on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula.  Amber is a former State Goodwill Ambassador and received the 1994 MDA Personal Achievement Award for Alaska.

Peaceful Watch

Formerly a pharmacist, Cato has studied art all her life, including stints in Europe and at the Art Students League of Denver.  She now creates commissioned art and other original works in several media.  This artwork was featured in the 1997 MDA “Holiday Wishes” card collection.



Melody studied art at a local college.  She works in acrylics, pastels, mixed media and watercolor.  Melody has been painting as a hobby for several years and has received numerous awards.

Rest Stop at MDA Camp

Maureen enjoys depicting scenes of campers at MDA summer camp.  This is her second camp drawing in the Collection.  Maureen has taken art classes at Meramec College in St. Louis.  Besides drawing, her hobbies include cross-stitch and playing the guitar.

Northern Lights

Jennifer worked in photography for many years and then turned to creating artwork using various media.  Her artwork has been exhibited in numerous shows in Colorado and Nebraska, and she has works in private collections.

Mystical Peaks


Les became a full-time artist at the age of 50.  Unable to hold a paintbrush, he relied on his acclaimed "drip method" of painting.  By dripping and pouring pools of different colors onto a canvas and maneuvering it with his hands, Les produced amazing patterns and dynamic images.  He shared his love of art by teaching children with disabilities.  Les’ works have been presented in numerous New York and Long Island exhibits.

Native American with Sheep


Rosalie is interested in clay sculpting, watercolor painting, pastels and ceramics along with oil painting.  She is retired from real estate sales and does volunteer work for MDA and her church.