Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)

Prince of the Desert

James began creating computer art several years ago using the Fractal Design Painter programs, Corel Draw, and Photoshop.  He studied design at Sacred Heart University, Fairfield University and the Creative Art Workshop.  His work appeared in the “National Association of Desktop Publishers Journal” and “Computer Graphics World” magazine.

Purple Truck

Gerardo graduated from Sharpstown High School.  He began drawing several years ago and usually worked on two pictures at a time.  Gerardo’s hobbies included drawing, listening to music and perfecting his Spanish skills.

Old Truck on a Fall Day


Conor has been drawing for many years and recently began painting with oils.  His work has been shown in a school art show.  His favorite school subject is science, and he plays wheelchair sports.

Mosaic Hummingbird


Craig designed logos and program covers for his local MDA chapter, high school and other community groups, and his artwork has been in several local venues.  He also published a book called Craig’s Travel Adventures.


Jared created this artwork at age 12 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held at the Detroit Institute of Art.  He received the Presidential Academic Fitness Award signed by President Clinton in June 1994.

Jerry Lewis


John created this artwork at age 17 while attending Paradise High School, where he served as art editor for the school's literary magazine.  He served as the MDA California State Goodwill Ambassador in 1985.  Besides drawing by hand for many years, John also created computer artwork and won numerous blue ribbons at county and state fairs.



Jeff created this artwork for the 2000 MDA Holiday Wishes card collection.  He graduated from Johnson Community College with an associate’s degree in graphic design.

Looking a Head


Wilson created this artwork at age 17 at an MDA-sponsored art workshop held July 18, 1996, at the Art Museum of Western Virginia in Roanoke.  He has an associate’s degree in radio/TV production.  His hobbies include playing guitar and writing music.

The First Day of Harvest


Charles worked over 300 hours to complete this drawing.  The Reed family has been farming in Gibson County, Tenn., since 1867 and Charles wanted to capture his family’s busy and productive corn harvest season of 1994.  This lithograph is #20 of 50 artist’s proofs.