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

  • Catapult Exhibit Inspired by Works of Hemingway, Faulkner

    “Literary Innovation: A Juried National Exhibition Inspired by William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway,” will open on the First Friday in October, Oct. 7, at Catapult Creative House, 612 Broadway in downtown Cape Girardeau. The juried exhibition is sponsored by Catapult and the Center for Faulkner Studies at Southeast Missouri State University. The show features artists from […]
  • Catapult October Exhibition: ‘The First of All Pleasures is Illusion’

    Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House Student Studios will hold their October exhibition, “The First of All Pleasures Is Illusion,” on the First Friday on the month, Oct. 7, with a reception scheduled for 5-9 p.m. The exhibition will feature the work of 11 Southeast Missouri State University Department of Art student artists and […]
  • Catch ‘Fish: Fantasy & Fun’ at Cape Nature Center

    “Fish: Fantasy & Fun,” a digital art exhibit created by a member of the art faculty at Southeast Missouri State University, is on display this month at the Missouri Department of Conservation Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center. Louise Bodenheimer, Southeast professor of art, created the exhibit which showcases Missouri fish species with an artistic flair. […]
  • Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts Hosting Immersive Experience Sept. 27 for Prospective Students

    Southeast Missouri State University imagined a campus dedicated to the arts. Now, it’s inviting prospective students from throughout the Midwest to visit that dream on Sept. 27. Southeast’s Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts invites high school students to an open house at its River Campus to experience a day in […]