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.

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Art Department News

  • ‘Alumni Exhibition’ Highlights Work of Department of Art Grads

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 21, 2015 – Former students who graduated from the Department of Art at Southeast Missouri State University will exhibit their current work in a broad range of media in an “Alumni Exhibition” Oct. 5-22 in the River Campus Art Gallery. An opening reception is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Oct. 2. “The […]
  • ‘Made for Walking’ Exhibition Opening in Dobbins Center Hallway Gallery

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 8, 2015 ­– Grace Eckert’s “Made for Walking” one-of-a-kind rugs will open in an exhibit Sept. 29 in the Kenneth and Jeanine Dobbins River Campus Center Hallway Gallery at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. This exhibit will remain on display through Nov. 15. The hangings in this exhibition are hand-tufted, […]
  • ‘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 […]