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

  • River Campus SEclipse Festival Announces Aug. 21 Event Lineup

    Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus has announced its event lineup for its SEclipse Festival Aug. 21 in celebration of the Great American Solar Eclipse. “Your Bud,” Doug Owens of C106.1 will emcee the day’s events, which are scheduled from 10 a.m.-1:22 p.m. and will feature music, dance and theatrical performances, poetry readings, hands-on family-friendly […]
  • Southeast Hosting Visiting Artists’ Printmaking Demonstration Aug. 12

    Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Art is sponsoring a printmaking demonstration from visiting artists Alejandra Mares, Juan José Huerta and Xavier Moreno from León, Mexico, Saturday, Aug. 12 at Don Carlos Authentic Mexican Restaurant and Taqueria in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The demonstration is scheduled from 1-3 p.m. and is open to the public. Don […]
  • ‘Convergentes’ First Friday Reception Comes to Catapult Creative House

    The Gallery at Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House will host a First Friday reception Aug. 4 from 5-9 p.m. for the exhibition “Convergentes,” a collection of prints from visiting artists Alejandra Mares, Juan José Huerta and Xavier Moreno from León, Mexico. The exhibition will run through Sept. 28 and is part of a […]
  • Summer Art Academy Students Displaying Their Works Aug. 4-27

    Student artworks from Southeast Missouri State University’s Art Academy’s workshops will be on display Aug. 4-27 at the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, located at 16 North Spanish Street. An opening reception will be held on the First Friday, Aug. 4, from 5-9 p.m. Students may pick up their artwork following the exhibit between Aug. 28- […]


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