Margaret Winchell ’20 (Visual Arts)
"A photographer has the rare opportunity to capture a moment; one that never had existed before, that will never exist again and whose beauty would have otherwise been surrendered. The photographer flirts with immortality. My grandma, someone who is very important to me, is in a nursing home, and life is not the same. I cannot see her during these times of uncertainty. I find myself yearning for her in the objects she has given me and the memories we share together. Through photography and a series of cyanotypes, I immortalize my grandma, with a crossword that could still be finished, a teacup passed down through three daughters, and a portrait with lively, loving eyes staring back at me. She is with me and lives amongst me even though I cannot be with her."