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

This page is curated by Mme I. Bern

Click here to watch our Arts Upcoming 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 210
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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