Tyan Fairbank, M1, Class of 2024
During the early days of quarantine, my roommate and I decided to have a paint night. I saw this photo on a random Twitter account and immediately wanted to recreate it. Compared to the original photo, I changed the color of the tulips and added some extra sunset clouds in the background.
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Stephanie Aron, M1, Class of 2024
Featured image “Neptune“
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By Betsy Cha, M1, Class of 2023
Cygnus (3’x4′, Fluid acrylics)
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By James Vargo, M.D., PGY6
I’ve never really considered myself to be an artist. I grew up enjoying pencil sketching and took some high school classes, but compared to the talent of the true creative and artistic minds around me, expression of my right brain felt forced. This hobby, like many, was pushed to the side by the ever expanding time commitment to medical school and residency.
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By Lauren Zeller, M2, Class of 2022
[Featured below] are two “starter” embroidery pieces I found patterns for, and I decided to try my hand at embroidery as an outlet for some stress and anxiety during my second year. I learned to sew from both of my grandmothers and how to cross stitch from my mom at a very young age, and in college I did some free-hand embroidery on a jean jacket I wore all of the time. I got tons of compliments on the anatomical heart and eye that I did on my jacket, and found that embroidery was similar to basic sewing, but with so much more of an artistic flair. It is basically painting, but instead of using paint, you create the color and texture using embroidery floss (fancy thread). Embroidery can be very difficult, but the finished pieces are so beautiful and satisfying that it more than makes up for the time I spent on them and the number of times I stabbed myself with needles!
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Nature’s Window. Lake Atitlan and San Pedro, framed by foliage, as seen from halfway up Volcan San Pedro.
By Alyssa Belford, M1, 2023
Spring break for Alyssa Belford came with an opportunity to explore another part of the world. Experience some of the sights from this year’s cohort of students who traveled abroad to Guatemala. From the picturesque views, to candid moments of daily life, Alyssa’s photos help bring us all to this place between the waters.
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By Rachel Holder, M1, Class of 2023
Three Cats at the Winter Window (Cross stitch)
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