Cakeasaurus: Scenes From a Picture Book now on display
One caffeinated afternoon in 2008, a monster appeared to Marian Short, bragging about his many cake thefts. He was arrogant, sugar-fueled and oddly appealing. Being a printmaker, Short began carving the tale into woodblocks.
What resulted is a picture book exhibit that follows the confectionary exploits of Cakeasaurus, one cake-deprived town and one little boy about to turn five. It also shows the evolution of a long-term project, with print variations and peeks into artistic process.
Short, an Ann Arbor-based artist and writer, has had her work appear in local and national exhibitions. Now, her work is on display for all to see at Michigan Medicine!
Here’s how you can check out the Cakeasaurus exhibit:
Where: Gifts of Art Gallery, Taubman Health Center North Lobby, Floor 1
When: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily through June 11