abstract drawing of a woman in various colors. Abstract drawing of a woman with various colors.    Abstract drawing of a woman's face with various colors.

Digital Art images by Bailey Lawless 
Graduating Senior Exhibition
Open April 26
First Friday Reception on 
May 3 / 4-8 p.m. / free / drop-in
Closing May 11


The Graduating Senior Exhibition for Southeast Missouri State University's Department of Art + Design will be displayed at Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum from April 26-May 11, 2024.

A reception will be held from 4-8 p.m., May 3, for family, guests, and the public to honor the senior artists and designers earning their Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree or Bachelor of Science Degree from the Department of Art + Design.

As the academic year draws to a close, The Department of Art + Design is proud to present the culmination of years of dedication, imagination, and hard work from our graduating seniors. The Senior Exhibition stands as a testament to the boundless creative and innovative spirit of our graduating students.

Each year, our Art + Design programs challenge students to push the boundaries of their creative expression, explore new techniques, and engage deeply with contemporary issues. The Senior Exhibition offers a glimpse into the diverse perspectives and talents that define the department. From traditional mediums to cutting-edge digital technology, our exhibition features work that reflects the multifaceted nature of the human experience. Visitors can immerse themselves in the world of color, texture, form, and meaning as they explore the exhibition and interact with the artists behind the works.

The exhibiting seniors are Taylor Alsup,  DGI, Michael Copeland, Leanza Dwaah, Adrianna Jefferson, Anna Klasing, Bailey Lawless, Easton McLain, Manny McQueen, Zoe Miller, Savannah Neal, Ciara Potter, Hope Ross, Claire Rossomanno, Anna Simmons, Kiaola Sooman, Sophia Tran, Jackson Turner, Kelby Weber, Hannah Whitten, and Serena Williams.

 Make Crisp Museum part of your tour around town to the local art galleries during the first Friday evening hours. We are located at 518 S. Fountain St., Cape Girardeau, MO. Questions: (573) 651-2260 or Email: museum@semo.edu.