Visual Arts

Our highly acclaimed Art program challenges our students by engaging them in a range of creative and innovative art making experiences. Loreto Toorak achieved top School in the state, based on VCE Results in 2013.

All students study Art from Preparatory to Year 8. The subject is an elective in Year 9, with expanded electives offered in Year 10 including Art, Studio Art (photography and digital imaging) and Visual Communication Design. These subjects are all offered for continued study in VCE.

Our art program is widely popular, with around 50% of students selecting to choose Art related subject as part of their VCE. The consistently outstanding results, along with the annual awards and prizes received by our students, are testament to the quality of the programs we offer.

Students have the opportunity to develop skills in a diverse range of media including drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, traditional photography, digital imaging and graphic design.

Professional training is provided by a group of dedicated and highly experienced teachers. The department is made up of practicing artists, industry professionals and curriculum leaders.