Meet Angelica Mercado ...

Fremont, Neb.
Art and Writing Major ('16)

Angelica Mercado

I'm thinking about being a museum curator or an art therapist. I've seen how art can change people's lives!


— Angelica Mercado
Fremont, Neb.
Art and Writing Major ('16)

What's your dream?

“I've always known I wanted to help people, but didn't know how until recently, when a group of us went to Kansas City and saw art being used as a therapeutic medium for children with mental illness. Now, I'm thinking about being a museum curator or an art therapist — because I've seen how art can change people's lives!

I love art! I do all sorts of media but focus most on sculpture. I came to Briar Cliff double majoring in political science, but I changed to art and writing

There are so many ways to build your portfolio here. You can get involved with The Briar Cliff Review as a writing student; or have your own exhibit shown in The Clausen Art Gallery as an art student.”

Why did you choose BCU?

“I instantly felt accepted and important. That's a big thing!”

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Tags: BCU, Art, Writing