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My Interpretation Monday: Shark Girl

by CAM Social Media


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Do you have an interpretation of an artwork at CAM you’d like to share?   Each week, we feature one interpretation on our blog!  Send your #MyInterpretationMonday to [email protected] and we will feature your perspective on an upcoming Monday!*

This week we wanted a fresh perspective for #MyInterpretationMonday, so we asked kids about Casey Riordan Millard’s Shark Girl with Cincinnati Art Museum. We asked one simple question:  “Where is she going in her fancy dress?”


Casey Riordan Millard’s Shark Girl, statue of a girl wearing a blue dress with a shark head in place of a normal human head


“To the Ohio River to jump in” – Miles, age 4
“A tea party with other sharks” – Eleanor, age 7
“To see fireworks” – Harper, age 4
“A picnic in the woods”- Ella, age 9
“To scare people” – Marlena, age 8
“An ocean party” – Joshua, age 7
“To Grandmother’s house”  - Jackson, age 6
“Church” -Rylan, age 5

Image Credit: Casey Riordan Millard (American, b. 1973) Shark Girl with Cincinnati Art Museum 2011-2012, wax, resin, polymer clay, papier mâché, fabric, acrylic paint, Museum Trustee Art Purchase Fund 2011.69

*We may not be able to post all entries we receive due to volume of entries and/or copyright restrictions.