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Visual Arts and Drama Department 218
Visual Arts and Drama Department


Welcome to the Visual Arts Department!  We have worked hard at developing a well-rounded, comprehensive program that caters to a variety of needs and that assists students in acquiring the skills Screen Shot 2012-10-04 at 6.21.11 PM.png
necessary to move forwards towards Postsecondary education or Arts related careers.   As well as the Visual Arts and Design programs, we have courses in Media, Photography and Film studies that allow the students to work with both traditional and new emerging technologies.  

To help foster a sense of discipline, creative exploration and respect for the practice of Art, our dynamic and fun teaching staff bring considerable strengths to the learning environment.  In an era of increased visual dependency we focus on the critical reading and deconstruction of visuals (Visual Literacy) while instilling the importance of art practices grounded in historical and socially relevant perspectives.  Our school trips have taken us to Japan, Spain, Peru, Morocco, New York, Rome, Paris, London and Athens in previous years.   We hope to continue to inspire our staff and students as we move forward in creating more multi-cultural curriculum and practices. 

We continue to bring in new guest speakers from the professional world and operate our Open Studio program on Thursday nights between 3 and 5 p.m.   At the end of the second semester we will celebrate, with the Drama department, our fourth annual Arts Night award ceremonies - which is a chance to honour our students both past and present.​

​Subject Head:
Mr. A. McClure

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​Mr. D. Corrieri ​ext. 410
​Ms. B. Veale​ ​ext. 221
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