Mercy Freshwomen, Sophomore and Junior Parents:
The following communication was sent to students in regards to an upcoming informational Art Department meeting:
Mercy's Art Department will sponsor an informational meeting on Monday, February 9th, from 2:45 - 3:05 and the repeat will be Tuesday, February 10th, from 7:40 - 8:00 AM in S-1 to provide information to students who are thinking of applying to college art programs. If you cannot attend this meeting, the same information will be repeated on Tuesday, February 3rd, from 7:40 - 8:00 AM, in S-1.
You should attend this meeting if you have any interest at all of taking art in college. The agenda for the meeting will include:
- University and art school application procedures - When is a portfolio required?
- Art scholarship - What does a scholarship winning portfolio contain?
- AP Art Credit - What do the AP Art exams involve?
- Art registration for 2015 -2016 to assist with portfolio needs.
If you have any interest in taking art in college, you should start to work on your portfolio as early as the 9th grade. I will look forward to answering any portfolio questions you have.
Ms. Susan Smith
Art Department Chairperson