Department of Art

The Department of Art at Southeast Missouri State University through a collaborative learning environment provides students with active learning and professional experiences in the visual arts. Producing creative, problem solvers, makers, educators and scholars. The department provides a winning combination of:

  • Highly trained, talented and well-qualified faculty who care about the students' success
  • Nurturing environment with personable class sizes
  • Outstanding opportunities through internships or practicum experiences
  • Professional organizations to enhance the student's networking

Art Department News

  • Graduating BFA Students’ Artwork Presented in Four Exhibitions

    Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus Art Gallery will display work from students in Department of Art will be displayed in the 2017 Graduating Seniors Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Exhibitions Nov. 13- Dec. 15. The first exhibition runs Nov. 13-17 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 17. The next exhibition will be on […]
  • First Fridays Showcase Innovation at Southeast’s Catapult Creative House

    On the First Friday of every month, Catapult Creative House, Southeast Missouri State University’s groundbreaking creative arts and industries incubator, showcases the amazing innovation and entrepreneurship of Southeast  students and faculty. The exhibited work and services helps promote the University’s entrepreneurial spirit while drawing in the whole Cape Girardeau community into the collaborative and interdisciplinary […]
  • Hannah Sanders: Transition Spaces 17.3 Opens Nov. 3 in Crisp Museum

    Hannah Sanders: Transition Spaces 17.3 opens Friday, Nov. 3, in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. The public is invited to the opening reception scheduled for 4-8 p.m. Nov. 3. The exhibit will remain on display through Jan. 28. Admission is free. In her artwork, […]
  • November’s First Friday Features Southeast Student’s Sculpture, Printmaking Artwork at Catapult

    The Catapult Creative House Student Studios will hold their November Artist of the Month exhibition titled “Experimentation” by Southeast Missouri State University student Heather Meadows opening Nov. 3, the First Friday in November. The exhibition reception is scheduled for 5-9 p.m. Nov. 3 and is located behind the Letter Press Studio on the first floor […]


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Department of Art
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701