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Visual Arts and Digital Media Design Department 412
Visual Arts and Digital Media Design Department

This page is curated by Mme I. Bern

Click here to watch our Arts ACAM Movie Trailer

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"Art Education fosters critical thinking and connects students to themselves and to other cultures." ~Getty Institute Research Centre

Design and Development Portfolio Opportunities: ​

Thornlea Secondary School Art Students develop strong portfolios and creative thinking skills.
Portfolio choices include Traditional Classical Art, Architecture History and Design, 
2-D and 3-D Visual Design, Digital Photography, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Character Design, 
2-D and 3-D Animation, and Digital Media Arts.

Skills you will learn in an Art Course:
  • Art and Design Skills
  • Visual Communication and Visual Literacy
  • Creativity
  • Team Work
  • Problem Solving
  • Environmental Awareness

Ilana Bern​, (Head of Department)​ Extension 409
Robert Ackerman, Extension 183
Ashley Gilkes​, Extension 233
Angela Casullo, Extension 413

  • To learn about our Arts Community Collaborative Projects and Resources, please visit Inclusive Design - Diversity, Inclusion and Well-Being Through the Arts​ page.
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Hurry Up! UPCOMING Art Sales!

                             New Portraits Collection – “Mother and Child”, Inspired by Old Masters​

Grade 11-12 are selling their artworks. Funds raised will be used to support our military and veterans and for planning Art Shows, cultural events, and celebrations. 

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