Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)

The Raging River

David attended Clinton Community College in Clinton, Iowa.  He painted for several years and also enjoyed photography.  In high school, David was on the yearbook staff and a member of the National Honor Society.

The Happy Biker


David drew this picture at age 10 for an MDA fund-raising event held in 1998 in Deadwood, South Dakota, commemorating the 95th anniversary of Harley-Davidson. He enjoyed working on the computer.

The Dancing House


Alex created this painting at age 8 at an MDA-sponsored children's art workshop at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston in June 1994.

The Tree


Jeff graduated from Johnson Community College with an associate’s degree in graphic design.  This artwork was featured in the 2003 MDA Holiday Wishes card collection.

The Final Frontier


Ryan created this artwork at age 11 at an MDA-sponsored summer camp.  Marbles were coated with paint and then rolled around on paper to create this unique design.  He graduated from high school with honors and is attending Bowling Green University majoring in sport management with a minor in journalism.

Untitled - Lee Breidenbach

Lee created this artwork at age 10 at an MDA-sponsored children's art workshop held April 25, 1992, in San Antonio, Texas.  In addition to painting, he enjoyed working on the computer and traveling.

Super K


Kaalan attends Dekaney High School in Houston.  His favorite subjects are English, art and animal science.  Kaalan drew this artwork based on a hero theme.  He has been drawing pictures since he was a youngster.

Sun Plasma


Robert has been painting for several years using a mouth brush, his wheelchair wheels and other items to create his works.  He is studying art at Massasoit Community College in Canton as well as working as an assistant teacher of Performing Arts at the Massachusetts Hospital School in Canton.



James created this artwork at age 9 at an MDA-sponsored children's art workshop held May 13, 1995, at the Glassell Junior School of Art-Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.  His favorite school subjects included art and science.

Solitude Over the Shaded Villiage


Joshua has been drawing for several years.  This artwork is an illustration for a book he’s writing.  Other hobbies include watching movies and listening to all types of music.