Stories

IC(Point of)View 2008/3



by Nakisha VanderHoeven '91

My work comes from a desire to make things. I have always been inspired to re-create what I see and convey what I feel through images. I feel that passionate emotion is often best portrayed by things being unrealistically bent or perspective being a little skewed.

I love experimenting with color and am attracted to objects and beautiful...

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by Bette Ann Sacks Albert '80

I take my cues from nature, who is forever struggling to secure beauty. In this piece, I wanted to give the roses their own luminescence and negate the toxic mechanics of oil painting with an organic subject.

— Bette Ann Sacks Albert...

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by Nelle Doak O'Neill '56

We came upon these adorable Shetland Ponies near Forfar, Scotland, home of Guthrie Castle and my paternal Scotch-Irish ancestors. As I got out of the car, they obliged with this irresistible pose. I pulled out my point-and-shoot'Kodak, resulting in this lucky shot! I can claim no photographic talent whatsoever.

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by Andrei Guruianu

This morning’s letter read over tea and toast with jam
was fat with bank transaction pages, but nothing new.

Soon the belt would have to inch just one notch closer,
a coiled snake at rest, until one end meets opposite end

leaving little room for music, for parties, cheap bottles
of cabernet draining deep red to...

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