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

  • ‘Arts Reach,’ ‘Painting with the Elderly’ Pieces Go on Display Aug. 7

    Student art works from Southeast Missouri State University’s Art Academy “Art Reach” and “Painting with the Elderly” workshops will be on display at the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, beginning Aug. 7 in downtown Cape Girardeau. An opening reception is scheduled for 5-9 p.m. Aug. 7 in conjunction with the First Friday with the Arts series. […]
  • Expanded River Campus Summer Arts Festival Planned for June 20

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., June 2, 2015 – Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate its second annual community River Campus Summer Arts Festival June 20 with a performance of “Seussical” the musical capping the day’s events. Last year’s festival received rave reviews, with more than 1,200 attending the one-day Saturday festival. This year’s event will feature […]
  • River Campus Announces ‘What’s Next’ 2015-2016 Season Lineup

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., June 12, 2015 – As the brush creates, the baton rises and the lights dim, Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus invites patrons to “see what’s next” during the 2015-2016 season. The ninth River Campus season will, again, offer a spectacular breadth of performing arts events by professional touring companies as well […]
  • Summer Arts Activities Abloom at Southeast’s River Campus

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., May 7, 2015 – A full slate of summer activities is planned at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus, providing plenty of opportunities to enjoy the arts in the coming months. Throughout May, the River Campus hosts art exhibits, music recitals and concerts, theatre and dance second stage productions, and senior showcases. […]