Bealart is a Secondary Visual Art school within H.B Beal Secondary School in London, Ontario. For over 100 years it has been a place where future culture makers are supported and encouraged. With an unrivalled range of specialized art making equipment, talented and caring professional instructors, our program shows students how to make, view and understand visual media in today's society. Skills gained at Bealart are not only relevant to visual arts pursuits but to a wide range of industries and pathways. Bealart is an inclusive, fun and challenging foundation available to all students within the TVDSB.
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2024-2025 Applications
Application to 2024-2025 is now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied. Please check your email for acceptance confirmation and next steps.


studio based

enriched visual art stream

classroom based

visual art stream

how to apply
POST-SECONDARY Application deadline EXTENSION for 2024 - 2025 is JANuary 29.


enriched visual art stream only

  • Join our Portfolio Review Google Classroom.
    TVDSB Students can use classroom code: ymykwaj
  • Students should send their portfolio, applicationquestionnaire (G9 only) to
  • Submit your portfolio, credit counselling summary and questionnaire to the Google Classroom before the deadline. Out of area students must complete the out of area form.
  • Complete TVDSB registration and course selection in MyBlueprint before the TVDSB deadline
  • Program fee $31.25/credit paid upon beginning course
  • Entrance into the enriched stream is subject to space restritions and approval by the administration of HB Beal Secondary
  • Bussing is provided for the Grade 11 and Grade 12 & Post-Secondary Programs only


  • Grade 9 Enriched portfolio is optional but recommended
  • Grade 9 questionnaire is required (download from the Portfolio Review Google Classroom)
  • Post-Secondary portfolio should consist of no more than 10 works
  • Works may be of any medium. We encourage a variety of media.
  • Images should be clear and well lit
  • You may include up to 3 images for one work
  • All required items should be submitted to our Portfolio Review Google classroom

digital & interactive art

Our DIA studio is equipped with Virtual Reality development and viewing equipment, Digital Photography studio, 3D environment development computers and software, 12 42" high definition monitors, Robotics studio, and immersive projection gallery.


Ceramics houses 2 large kilns, 8 potter's wheels, glaze spray booth, a 3 meter wedging table and lots of space and tools to create very large and complex ceramics works - whether that's functional or decorative.


We have a number of Painting studios each with enough square footage and high ceilings to create large stretchers. The only limitations are your imagination and the size of the doors!

moving image

Moving Image is our Filmmaking and Animation studio. We have all the equipment and software to make a feature documentary as well as line testers and animation software to create your own animated feature.


The Drawing studio has tools that range from the very traditional to the very new. From charcoal to digital drawing tablets, this studio is complimented by medium scale, gallery quality digital output so you can display your digital works on paper if you choose. 100s of drawing boards, easels and lots of floor space will allow you to create large scale drawn works!


One of the best equipped Printmaking studios in Canada. 3 large scale Intaglio presses, 4 Lithographic presses, ferric chloride copper plate etching, oil based and non-toxic Lithography processes. Our print studio has a class set of litho stones as well as 2 full sheet stones and 6 half-sheet stones. We teach traditional and emerging printmaking technologies from Japanese woodcut to polyester CMYK photographic processes.


This facility has tools and safety equipment to allow for medium scale stone carving, welding, and assemblage. We have our own wood shop and tool cage with a vast collection of tools!

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