The SKSS Visual Arts Department believes that the quality of a student’s life is uniquely enriched in essential ways by the development of skills and values learned in the creation of artworks. Visual arts encourage the students to function on multiple intellectual, analytical, thoughtful and expressive levels.

Monday, October 31, 2016


Art By Camryn M, grade 12
SKSS Kamloops Calendar Exhibition & Fundraiser 2017 

     Explore-Discover-Experience, Kamloops 2017 exhibition and fundraiser celebrates the 11th year of this unique opportunity for youth to represent our community through artistic vision.

     Beginning with a class presentation from Monica Dickinson and Ken Levin of Tourism Kamloops, South Kamloops Secondary art students consider the importance of promoting aspects of Kamloops by discussing attractions, activities and things to do in our City.  With this in mind, each student painted an individual interpretation of discovering, exploring, and experiencing tourism in Kamloops and surrounding area.  After the acrylic paintings were completed, images for the printed calendar and cards were selected from a special community jury:  Anyssa Gill, Kamloops Art Gallery, Art Instructor; Tara Look and Rachel Lewis, Tourism Kamloops; and Mr. Blake Buemann, SKSS Vice Principal. 

Over 40 student paintings are on view at the 

Sagebrush Lobby Gallery until December 16, 2016.  

Please consider joining our community reception on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 6:30 pm.

Art By Celia F, grade11
In addition, printed calendars and cards will be available for sale at the Kamloops Art Gallery Store, The Art We Are, Tourism Kamloops and South Kamloops Secondary School Main office.  This year, students will be selling calendars at the December 3rd Blazers Hockey game.   Proceeds from the sales of the calendar and card fundraiser will support a donation to the BC Interior Community Foundation and future SKSS Visual Arts student initiatives.
Art by Miranda M, grade 12
Art by Lyle L, grade 12

Art by Jessica L, grade 11

Art by Katie H, grade 12