Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD)

Dwain Smith

Location

padycah, KY
2011
Full name: 
Dwain Smith
Artist: 
Dwain Smith
Disease: 
Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD)
Medium: 
Acrylic

Wintertime Fun

Artist: 

Carla has been drawing since she was a child and especially enjoys creating cartoons, pictures of people and logos.  Her hobbies include reading, gardening and making hooked rugs.  This artwork was featured in the 2001 MDA Holiday Wishes card collection.

Wine Country

Artist: 

Jan earned a B. A. in English from California State University, Sacramento.  She has received awards for photography and painting.  Jan has also authored numerous articles and two books, and is a member of the MDA National Task Force on Public Awareness.  She was named the 2001 MDA National Personal Achievement Award recipient.

Zeeland

Artist: 

Dwain has been painting for many years, and worked as a goldsmith and silversmith for 20 years.  He was fortunate to visit Zeeland, located in southwest Netherlands, as winter was morphing into spring.   Dwain used a heavy impasto underpainting denoting the spring winds and the earth erupting with a full bounty of blooming bulbs.  He is a member of the Paducah Area Painters Alliance and exhibits works in their co-op gallery in Paducah.

Watching Him

Artist: 

Craig graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno.  He has been drawing for many years and has participated at numerous exhibits in Nevada, including an MDA Art Collection exhibit at the Metro Gallery in Reno in the fall of 2001.

Visions

Diane has had many one-woman shows at art galleries in Monterey, San Francisco and the Bay area as well as in a one-woman show at Nordstroms in San Francisco.  Her work has also been part of an annual show at the Alameda Historical Museum.  Diane is a long-time member of the Alameda Art Association.  For 13 years she served as chairperson of an MDA-sponsored support group in the San Francisco area.

Waterlily Dream

Diane has had many one-woman shows at art galleries in Monterey, San Francisco and the Bay area as well as in a one-woman show at Nordstroms in San Francisco.  Her work has also been part of an annual show at the Alameda Historical Museum.  Diane is a long-time member of the Alameda Art Association.  For 13 years she served as chairperson of an MDA-sponsored support group in the San Francisco area.

Walk at Your Own Pace

Mallory has been drawing since she was a toddler. She participates in school art competitions.  Mallory’s hobbies include knitting, music and playing video games. This is her second donation to the MDA Art Collection.

Walk on the Beach

Artist: 

Jan earned a B. A. in English from California State University, Sacramento.  She has received awards for photography and painting.  Jan has also authored numerous articles and two books, and is a member of the MDA National Task Force on Public Awareness.  She was named the 2001 MDA National Personal Achievement Award recipient.

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