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

  • River Campus Students Collaborate to Perform ‘Antiquity’

    The River Campus at Southeast Missouri State University will present “Antiquity: An Experiential Performance,” an artistic collaboration among art, theatre, dance and music students, at 1 p.m. Oct. 15 outdoors on the River Campus quad.  The large metal sculptures, fabricated by sculpture Professor Chris Wubbena, will act as a backdrop and collaborator to be used […]
  • 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. […]