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a photo by Winter Contest winner Mia Moore, ’20

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winter contest winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Red Ink Winter Contest! For our viewers, over the past few weeks Red Ink has had a winter themed contest–participants were tasked with creating an art form that incorporated (either metaphorically or literally) the following words: cozy, crunch, snow. Over the next few weeks, Red Ink will be posting the works of the winners. The winners are listed down below:

First Place: Winter Nights by Audrey Wang, ’21

Second Place: Jealousy by Dilen Marra, ’22

Third Place: Unnamed by Mia Moore, ’20

for you

a poem written by Anjali Jain, ’21

My friend,

Sometimes I see you reading in the grass.
I see you splayed out beneath the fire-white sky, like the petals of a flower, or a new-broken window, refracting fractals of light and shadow and brutal, breaking, broken edges and edges and edges on end, the end.
Continue reading “for you”

vanilla pudding

a recipe from Inara Parini, ’19

Packaged pudding often contains too many artificial flavors and colors. Not this one! The color and flavor naturally come from the egg in the pudding. The recipe is simple, easy and quick. It’s the perfect way to end a meal! Top a bowl off with fresh fruit, whipped cream, chocolate chips, sprinkles or even crushed pretzels. To serve chilled, place the pudding in the refrigerator for a couple of hours. Enjoy!
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suspended garden

a ceramics piece by Serelle Carr, ’19

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friday night lights and tearing up

photos taken by Anais Livadas, ’19

titled: friday night lights

Continue reading “friday night lights and tearing up”

portrait of ben

an oil pastel illustration by Chloe Xie, ’19

Artist’s Statement

I drew this portrait of my older brother recently in Drawing and Painting Intensive during studio time. I was inspired by his pensive look!

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a series of photos taken by Henry Binder, ’19
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a poem by Rebecca Eneyni, ’19

she tells him
her eyes flushing a
wild forest green that matches
the t-shirt she wore that morning,
the ratty holey grungy
tattered cloth that perches gently
on the dimples of her
angular shoulder blades
Continue reading “wait!”

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