The Visual Arts Department provides opportunities for creative expression that enrich the whole person and allow each student to realize their creative capacity. We provide guidance, challenge, and an environment for each student to explore and grow in creative thought and work. We offer guidance and the technical skills needed for a variety of career options within the board range of art and design fields.
Jorden's artwork exhibited in U.S. Capitol
McNicholas High School was proud to welcome U.S. Representative Brad Wenstrup to campus on Monday for a special presentation to junior Molly Jorden. Jorden was awarded first place in the Congressional Art Competition for her paintingRusty Truck.This painting will hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year. Congratulations Molly!
Photography students win scholarships
The AP Photography class participated in a program sponsored by the Taft Museum of Art, Artists Reaching Classrooms. The class hosted three visiting professional artists and took a trip to a local artist's studio and to the Taft Museum. Seven students from the class were able to submit their work to be professionally framed by Suder's Art Store and displayed in a collaborative show at the Cincinnati Public Library. Congratulations to Brynna Maxey '16 who received the Louise Evans Memorial Scholarship for $1200; Anna Schutter '16 who received a scholarship for $1000; and Emma Heise '16 who received a Honorable Mention Award.