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

Department of Art and Design Scholarships 2020

Prospective students are encouraged to apply for the VPA Scholarship.
The Endowed Scholarship deadline has been moved to February 1, 2020 to coincide with the preferred deadline for FAFSA. Download the PDF for information about Department of Art and Design Endowed scholarships.

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Art and Design Department News

    Hoffman Discussing Homes as ‘More Than Shelter’ in Catapult After Hours Series

    The After Hours: Conversations on Art and Culture series will continue on Thursday, Dec. 12, with a lecture titled “More Than Shelter: How Culture and Tradition Influence Our Built Environment.” Dr. Steven Hoffman, professor of history and coordinator of the Historic Preservation program at Southeast Missouri State University, will discuss how homes are more than [...]

    Catapult Creative House Featuring ‘Strung Together’ in Artist of the Month Exhibit

    Catapult Creative House is holding its final Artist of the Month exhibition, “Strung Together,” featuring the work of Southeast Missouri State University artist Gabriella “Gabby” Yurevich. The exhibition is currently on display on the second floor of Catapult Creative House and will run through November, with a closing reception to be held from 5-9 p.m. [...]

    ‘From Crayons to College’ Opening Nov. 15 at Catapult

    “From Crayons to College,” an exhibit featuring the work of several Southeast Missouri State University student artists, is currently on display at Catapult Creative House in downtown Cape Girardeau. A gallery lecture in which the students will discuss their work is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and is free and open to the [...]

    Crisp Museum Invites Visitors to ‘Folktales, Crafts and Music’ Family Day Nov. 9

    The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus will celebrate a Family Day on Nov. 9 with “Folktales, Crafts and Music.” This free event is scheduled from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and offers an afternoon of discovery and celebration of the folktales, crafts and traditional music from Appalachia [...]


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Department of Art and Design
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

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