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

  • Southeast Economic and Business Engagement Center Studying Feasibility of Regional Artisan Innovation Hub

    Input from a series of community workshops to learn about and discuss the needs of local artists and craftspeople who want to increase production of their work and reach a broader sales market will be analyzed as part of a feasibility study conducted by Southeast Missouri State University’s Economic and Business Engagement Center. The study […]
  • Southeast Staff, Faculty, Students Honored with ADDY Awards

    University Communications and Marketing along with faculty and students at Southeast Missouri State University won several local ADDY Awards Feb. 24 at the annual 2017 American Advertising Federation (AAF) Awards Show. University Communication and Marketing University Communications and Marketing was honored with a “Best of Show” award for The Talking Booth video, which was produced […]
  • Sculptor Tom Stancliffe Speaking on Public Sculpture at Catapult

    Tom Stancliffe, professor of sculpture at the University of Northern Iowa, will visit Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House March 2 to speak on “Public Sculpture: Collaborations Across Communities.” Stancliffe’s visit is scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. at 612 Broadway in downtown Cape Girardeau. Stancliffe’s guest lecture coincides with “Public Art: The Art of the […]
  • Kahler’s ‘Fanning My Art’ Exhibition at Cape Public Library

    Caroline Kahler, professor of art at Southeast Missouri State University, is hosting her exhibit “Fanning My Art” through March 2 at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. “Fanning My Art” is an exhibition of art fans Kahler has constructed based on a collection of paper fans. “I have always wanted to make pieces inspired by the […]


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