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Bienniel Faculty Exhibition

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‘Biennial Faculty Exhibition’ Opens May 3 at Crisp Museum

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 22, 2018 – The “Biennial Faculty Exhibition” will open May 3 in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

The public is invited to attend an opening reception from 4-8 p.m. May 3. The exhibit will remain on display through June 23.

The “Biennial Faculty Exhibition” features a sampling of media encompassing ceramics, paintings, prints, drawings, processes of printmaking, sculpture and digital technology created by Southeast’s Department of Art faculty members.

This year’s exhibition will include works from:

  • Louise Bodenheimer, professor and area head of graphic design and illustration
  • Emily Booth, instructor of art and design
  • Dr. Michelle Brune, interim chair of Southeast’s Department of Art and Design
  • Emily Denlinger, associate professor and area head of digital art
  • Dr. Arsalan Gharaveis, associate professor of sustainable and multicultural design
  • Dr. Joni Hand, associate professor of art history
  • Benjie Heu, professor of ceramics
  • Justin Miller, associate professor of art
  • Joshua Newth, instructor and interim foundations coordinator
  • Bradley Phillips, associate professor of photography and coordinator of multimedia at Southeast’s Catapult Creative House
  • Shane Prine, assistant professor of commercial multimedia graphics
  • Hannah March Sanders, assistant professor of printmaking
  • Morgan Schmid, instructor of interior design
  • Chris Wubbena, professor of sculpture
Professor Bodenheimer is the graphic design and illustration professor in Southeast’s Department of Art and Design. She has exhibited her illustration/artwork work in solo and group shows regionally and nationally. Her professional graphic design work, along with that of her students, has received various awards through the American Advertising Federation in the tri-state area.

Instructor Booth is a Foundations instructor in the Department of Art and Design. She exhibits her drawings, paintings and mixed media pieces nationally in solo, juried and invitational exhibitions. She is also the coordinator of international travel for the Department of Art and Design. Booth is an active volunteer for several non-profits in her local community.

Dr. Michelle Brune is the Interim Chair of the Department of Art and Design, a Professor of Interior Design, and serves as the Program Coordinator for the Interior Design Program. She is a NCIDQ certified interior designer (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) and is also EDAC certified (Evidence Based Design and Certification). She served as the team leader for the CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation) site visit in 2016 and a team member for the NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art & Design) site visit in 2017 and the NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath Association) site visit in 2014. Her specialty areas include commercial interior design, lighting, building systems, interior construction, life safety, and accessibility.

Associate Professor Denlinger serves as the area head of Digital Art. Denlinger regularly exhibits her artwork nationally in juried and solo exhibitions.

Assistant Professor Arsalan Gharaveis, is an interior designer and architect, who has been teaching at Southeast since 2017. His areas of teaching include sustainable and multicultural design, construction codes for designers, and design communication. Also, his research has been focused on healthcare design and behavior.

Dr. Joni Hand is Associate Professor of Art History. She has several publications, including “Women, Manuscripts, and Identity in Northern Europe, 1350-1550” (Ashgate, 2013) and “Bound for the Midwest: Medieval and Early Modern Religious Manuscripts in the Charles Luce Harrison Collection,” Kent Library, Southeast Missouri State University (Southeast Missouri State University Press, 2017). Hand is a practicing artist and regularly exhibits her artwork regionally.

Professor Heu is professor of ceramics. His artwork is exhibited nationally and internationally in juried, invitational and solo exhibitions. He conducts visiting artist workshops and residencies of his ceramics at universities and institutions across the United States.

Instructor Horst serves as the area head of the Art Education and the coordinator of the University’s Art Academy, Art Reach and High School Art Exhibit. Horst regularly presents at numerous state and regional art education conferences and is a practicing exhibiting artist.

Associate Professor Miller serves as the area head of painting. Additionally, he is the gallery coordinator for the River Campus Art Gallery. Aside from his teaching, Miller is a practicing artist who regularly exhibits his artwork nationally. He is represented by Zg Gallery in Chicago, Illinois and Bruno David Gallery in St. Louis, Missouri.

Instructor Newth teaches foundations courses and is serving as the interim foundations coordinator at Southeast. He has exhibited nationally at the Toledo Museum of Art, Louisiana State University, Tampa Museum of Art and Hockaday Museum. Newth’s paintings and drawings express an affinity for nature and an exploration of the idea of beauty in the ordinary.

Bradley Phillips is an Associate Professor of Photography and the Multimedia Coordinator at Catapult Creative House. A selection of publications in which his work has been featured includes: Creative Quarterly, The Southern Quarterly, Brooklyn Magazine and the Cimarron Review. Bradley has exhibited his work nationwide, most notably at Art Space and CEPA Gallery in New York.

Shane Prine has been an Assistant Professor at Southeast Missouri State University since 2016. He was formerly Chair of the Graphic Design Department and the Fine Arts Department at O’More College of Design, near Nashville, TN. He was also previously an Associate Professor of Graphic Design and Photography at a Utah university. His Master of Fine Arts degree in drawing and photography is from Washington State University. He has exhibited widely and has several upcoming exhibitions in galleries around the U.S., including in New York and Chicago.

Assistant Professor Hannah March Sanders serves as the area head of printmaking. She is also the letterpress area coordinator of Catapult Press. Hannah recently completed her term as managing editor of the Mid America Print Council Journal. She has exhibited work in group and solo exhibitions across the globe in Spain, Estonia, Ireland, Japan, and New York.

Instructor Schmid is an Interior Design Instructor in the Department of Art and Design and teaches various design courses, such as Space and Form, Technical Drafting, and Professional Practice. Her research explores the relationship between individuals suffering from dementia and the built environment they inhabit. Instructor Schmid supervises a group of student interior designers called Catapult Interiors. Catapult Interiors performs interior design work for a range of commercial and residential clients.

Professor Wubbena is the area head of sculpture. His exhibition record includes indoor and outdoor exhibitions throughout the United States. Wubbena also has been awarded various grants for the completion of larger projects, such as “de minimis series” completed with support from a Mississippi Arts Commission Visual Arts Fellowship with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.


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Crisp Museum
One University Plaza, MS 7875 (mailing address)
518 S. Fountain St. (physical address)
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701