Mercedes Kelly's preferred subjects are depicted from nature. She paints in both acrylics and oils. She has sold her work to many buyers over the years, primarily through the Fountain House Gallery. She studied art at The School of Visual Arts, The Fashion Institute of Technology, and she won a blue ribbon at the Pittsford Nazareth Holiday show in 2000.
Mercedes Kelly has a BS degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology, and a Graphic Design Certificate from Queens College. She continues to sell her in demand dog paintings and drawings. Ms. Kelly is currently studying at Art Students League.