Department of Art & Design

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

    Southeast Student’s ‘Information Overload’ Featured in Catapult’s Artist of the Month Exhibit

    “Information Overload” is the first featured Student Artist of the Month exhibit at Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House. The exhibition, currently on display on the second floor of Catapult, features the work of Southeast artist Ethan Mirgeaux. The exhibition will remain on display with a closing reception scheduled for 5-9 p.m. Sept. 6. [...]

    Southeast Welcomes Back Pet Friendly Community

    Students can ditch the sad goodbyes to their pets as Southeast Missouri State University welcomes family pets and their student owners back to campus for the second year. A mix of dogs, cats and small caged animals will be joining campus life again this fall semester along with their incoming student owners. “We are very [...]

    Arts Council Displaying Southeast Summer Art Academy 2019 Student Artwork

    Student artworks from Southeast Missouri State University’s Art Academy 2019 workshops will be on display Aug. 2-30 at the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri and Visual Arts Cooperative, located at 16 N. Spanish Street. The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri will host an opening reception on the First Friday, Aug. 2, from 5-8 p.m. “The [...]

    River Campus Announces 2019-2020 Season Lineup

    Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus announces the event lineup for an astonishing season of music, art, theatre and museum exhibits during the 2019-2020 season. The 13th River Campus season will offer a spectacular breadth of performing arts events by Southeast’s departments of music, art and design, The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance, [...]


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Department of Art and Design
One University Plaza, MS 7825
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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