LEWISTON – A familiar name in the art community, Dan Cake will be the featured artist during June in the display offered by the Woman’s Hospital Association of Central Maine Medical Center.

Cake, a graduate of Hall-Dale High School, attended the Portland School of Art. He worked in graphic arts in the Navy and subsequently worked for a number of printing companies in Maine. He is employed by Geiger Bros. in Lewiston as a graphic artist.

He said his interest in the creative process began at age 4. He works with a number of mediums, including opaque watercolor, pen and ink, scratchboard, silverpoint and graphite. His work tends to be realistic and detailed in nature. He has a particular interest in raptors.

In addition to his various art projects, Cake started painting decoys a number of years ago. His work depicts his fascination with raptors.

The are exhibit, which Cake calls “Birds, But Not All of a Feather,” may be viewed in the main corridor of the hospital throughout June.

The Woman’s Hospital Association is an organization that supports Central Maine Medical Center and its patients, promoting the health and welfare of the community by raising money to fund special projects. If interested in membership or the monthly artist showings, call the WHA at 795-2295.


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