Tommy created this mask at age 11 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held October 30, 1993, at the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. His hobbies include pencil sketching, studying animals and working on the computer.
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.
Robin created this painting at age 17 at an MDA-sponsored workshop held at the Methodist Hospital in Houston. In high school, he won school awards for his artwork. He also was a member of the National Honor Society and National Merit Scholarship semifinalist. Robin attended the University of Houston.
Tomás created this artwork at age 10 in an MDA-sponsored workshop held at the Methodist Hospital in Houston. He served as MDA’s National Goodwill Ambassador in 1995. He enjoys reading, writing, playing video games and also was involved in a number of his high school's theatrical productions. Tomás graduated from Jesuit High School in 2006 and attends the University of St. Thomas in Houston.
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.
Austin created the artwork at age 8 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held May 13, 1995, at the Glassell Junior School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. His favorite subjects are computers and music.
Christian created this artwork at age 10 at an MDA-sponsored children’s art workshop held June 6, 1992, in Houston. He enjoyed swimming and fishing, and going to MDA summer camp. Christian was interested in ocean liners and maritime history, and went on 10 cruises.