Casey Riordan Millard took one of earth's most anxiety-inducing creatures, the shark, and turned it into a modern neurotic. Now look who's nervous. The beauty of Shark Girl - beyond Casey's obvious skill as illustrator, sculptor, etc. - is her appeal to all ages. Children adore her as much as adults. We'll be seeing more: a Shark Girl sculpture commissioned by Cincinnati Art Museum can be viewed there as of April 4 & Shark Girl takes over the Contemporary Arts Center's UnMuseum this summer.
So you think you know "Shark Girl"? The sculpture by Cincinnati-based artist Casey Riordan Millard is one of the most talked about, and almost certainly the most photographed, piece of public art in the history of Buffalo. Its appearance at Canalside in 2013 was met with the kind of enthusiasm Buffalonians generally reserve for quarterbacks or goalies. She has frequently…