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

  • ‘Exploration’ on Display as Catapult Features December Artist of the Month

    The Catapult Creative House Student Studios will hold their December Artist of the Month exhibition, titled “Exploration,” on Dec. 1, featuring the work of Southeast Missouri State University artist Melinda Hellman and opening on the First Friday in December. An exhibition reception is scheduled for 5-9 p.m. Dec. 1 and will be held behind the […]
  • Students Display Expressions of Themselves Dec. 1 at Catapult Creative House

    Visual art students at Southeast Missouri State University will display their collaborative exhibition, “Student Showcase: Expressions of Us,” on the First Friday of the month, Dec. 1, at Catapult Creative House. The reception is scheduled for 5-9 p.m. in the Catapult Creative House Gallery. Visitors are welcome to tour the entire Catapult facilities, including the […]
  • Graduating BFA Students’ Artwork Presented in Four Exhibitions

    Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus Art Gallery is displaying work from students in the Department of Art in the 2017 Graduating Seniors Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Exhibitions through Dec. 15. The current exhibition, one of four this fall, will be on display through Dec. 1 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. on Dec. […]
  • 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 […]


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Department of Art
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701