Throughout the year, the campus and community are home to numerous art exhibitions where the talents of both faculty and students are on display. Many are organized and coordinated through the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum.
Here is just a sample of some of the annual art exhibits sponsored by Southeast.
Created by students in the Computer Art Summer Workshop and is displayed during August.
Faculty Art Exhibition
Southeast has an outstanding and talented art faculty, including the 2003 Missouri Art Educator of the Year, Dr. Edwin Smith. Each year, an exhibition is held in the Southeast Missouri Regional Museum which features the various media works of the faculty. The exhibition traditionally is held in January.
Graduating Seniors Art Exhibition
This annual keystone exhibition features the works of graduating majors from the Department of Art. The exhibition includes painting, sculpture, graphic design and drawing.
High School Art Symposium
The best, most recent artwork created by 10th, 11th and 12th grade promising young artists from area schools in Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois and St. Louis may enter up to 50 pieces of their artwork to compete for inclusion in this exhibition. The event is held in February.
Installation art is putting an art piece up in a specific site with attention to its surroundings and to interact with the environment. Displays of installation art occur throughout the campus during the academic year.
Juried Art Exhibition
This annual exhibition is held in the Southeast Missouri Regional Museum and is a showcase for works created by students in their classes during the academic year. From more than 300 entries of paintings, sculpture, drawings, fine crafts, graphic designs, prints and illustrations, a non-Southeast professional juror chooses 30 to 40 works to display at the museum.
Tapestry Art Weavings
The works from the culmination of a four-week summer workshop in which individual students and artists develop original, creative designs.