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
River Campus Roundabout Sculpture video
River Campus Roundabout Sculpture
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River Campus Facilities
A First Friday for Catapult Creative House video
Catapult Creative House First Friday

Art Department News

  • Mizicko Presenting ‘Found Objects as Musical Instruments’ in Red Light Night Series

    Dr. Shane Mizicko, associate professor of music and director of percussion studies at Southeast Missouri State University, will present “Found Objects as Musical Instruments” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, as part of the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri’s Red Light Night Series. Mizicko’s lecture-performance will explore the role and influence of found objects in […]
  • Exhibition of Buttons, Patches Opening April 6 at Catapult

    The First Friday in April will feature “Dispatch,” an exhibition of buttons and patches, opening April 6 at Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House gallery. The show will feature artists, thinkers, makers and community members who have harnessed the spirit of contemporary button and patch counterculture. Their work considers these ubiquitous accessories as a […]
  • Annual Juried Student Exhibition Opens April 6

    “The Annual Juried Student Exhibition” will be displayed in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus April 6-29. An opening reception for the exhibiting students is scheduled for 4-8 p.m. April 6 and is open to the public. The awards ceremony will be held at 5 […]
  • Student Artwork Showcased in Annual Salon des Refusés Exhibition

    The Southeast Missouri State University River Campus Art Gallery will continue the successful “Salon des Refusés” tradition with a recent exhibit featuring original Southeast student artwork. The exhibition will be on display from April 5-12 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. on April 7.  The “Salon des Refusés” runs concurrently with the Annual Juried Student […]


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Department of Art
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