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Visual Arts

Mercy's Fine Arts department offers students many real-life opportunities to showcase their talents outside the classroom. Our experienced teachers work with students of all ability levels to improve their skills in choral music, 2-D and 3-D art, technical theatre, graphic design and creative writing.

Fine Arts Program Highlights:

  • Attend and perform at the International Thespian Festival as the Kentucky Chapter Select.
  • Collaborate with classmates to create a permanent mural in the school.
  • Compete in the annual Derby Art Museum contest, and display winning artwork in public exhibits.
  • Compose 10-minute original plays to be performed and published by Actors Theatre of Louisville.
  • Contribute to theatre productions with behind-the-scenes work in set design, costumes and makeup.
  • Create musical arrangements and accompaniments for theatre and vocal performances.
  • Participate in a state-wide a cappella competition, and work alongside professional artists.
  • Perform a self-written and self-directed play at the acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland.
  • Produce a nationally-recognized literary magazine, composed of remarkable student artwork and literature.