Department of Art & Design

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The Department of Art and Design at Southeast Missouri State University engages students in a collaborative learning environment. This process provides students with active learning and professional experiences in design and the visual arts, producing creative problem solvers, makers, designers, 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

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Art and Design Department News

    Young British Artists Art Movement Focus of Crisp Museum’s ‘Historic Tuesday Talk’ Feb. 5

    The “Young British Artists Art Movement” will be the focus of the Feb. 5 installment in the “Historic Tuesday Talk” series in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. Joshua Newth, instructor and interim foundations coordinator in Southeast’s Department of Art and Design, will give the […]

    Southeast Art Education Students Create EDvolution Mural

    The EDvolution Center at Southeast Missouri State University has been emboldened with a new look to reflect the importance of art in education. Student members of the recently founded Southeast chapter of the National Art Educators Association (NAEA) Preservice chapter recently finished a mural highlighting the Center’s integration of the arts and technology in education. […]

    Catapult Creative House Exhibition ‘Ipseity’ Highlights Individuality of Student Artists

    Catapult Creative House and Southeast Missouri State University will display an exhibition titled “Ipseity: The Essential Element of Individuality,” opening Dec. 7, the First Friday of the month. The show features student artists from a wide array of disciplines ranging from traditional printmaking to sculpture. A reception is scheduled for 5-9 p.m. Dec. 7 in […]

    Catapult Exhibit ‘SEMO Storyboard’ Showcases Southeast Student’s University Experiences

    The Catapult Creative House Student Studios at Southeast Missouri State University announces its final Artist of the Month exhibition of the year titled “SEMO Storyboard.” The exhibition will feature the work of Southeast student artist Erika Wrzesinski of Centralia, Illinois, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a major in art. The exhibition […]


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Department of Art and Design
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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