The Department of Art offers several degree options including a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Science in Education degree.  The Department of Art provides a winning combination of:

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

2015 Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition Information

Student Handbook

Art Department News

  • ‘Coded Vernaculars’ Spotlights Artwork Breaking Traditional Boundaries

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 24, 2015 – Two artists will present their work that breaks traditional boundaries during “The Coded Vernaculars” exhibit on display beginning Sept. 8 in the River Campus Art Gallery at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. An Artist Talk with Sean Hottois is scheduled for noon-1 p.m. Sept. 2 in the […]
  • Origins of the Blues Ring True in ‘A Song From the Field’

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 24, 2015 — “A Song From the Field” opens Sept. 4 in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. “A Song from the Field” is a product of the journey taken both physically and spiritually into the Mississippi Delta by William Burton […]
  • Artist Conveys Thoughts on Perception through Steel, Brick Works

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 18, 2015 — “Nathan Pierce: Transition Spaces 15.1” will be displayed beginning Sept. 1 in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. The public is invited to an opening reception from 4-8 p.m. Sept 4, with the artist’s talk at 6 p.m.  […]
  • Clifford F. and Mary Kathryn Rudesill Memorial Art Scholarship Established at Southeast

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 6, 2015 – The Clifford F. and Mary Kathryn Rudesill Memorial Art Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Mark Rudesill of Cape Girardeau and Mary Gail Rohr of Naperville, Illinois, made a gift to establish the award in their parents’ memory. The scholarship will be awarded to […]