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

Art Department News

  • River Campus Announces Summer Arts Festival Dates and Shows

    Southeast Missouri State University announces its fourth annual community River Campus Summer Arts Festival to be held June 17. In addition to the festival, an ambitious summer season of three shows is planned.  Children will delight in seeing “Dear Edwina Jr.,” featuring a 13-year-old girl that gives advice to her friends.  The summer lineup also […]
  • ‘What Do We Do With All This . . . ? Opening May 5 at Catapult

    Catapult Creative House will display an exhibition titled “What do we do with all this . . . ?” opening May 5 on the first Friday of the month. The show will feature artists from across the nation and from a wide array of disciplines ranging from traditional printmaking to video/sound installations. A one-of-a-kind creative […]
  • May First Friday Features Southeast Student’s Metal Sculptures at Catapult

    The Catapult Creative House Student Studios will hold their annual Artist of the Month exhibition titled “The Work of Cherie Markham” by Southeast Missouri State University student Cherie Markham opening May 5, the First Friday in May. The exhibition reception is scheduled for 5-9 p.m. May 5, and is located on the second floor of […]
  • Southeast’s ‘Biennial Faculty Exhibition’ Opens May 5 at Crisp Museum

    The “Biennial Faculty Exhibition” will open May 5 in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. The public is invited to attend an opening reception from 4-8 p.m. May 5. The exhibit will remain on display through June 25. The “Biennial Faculty Exhibition” features a sampling […]


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