The Department of Art at Southeast Missouri State University through a collaborative learning environment provides students with active learning and professional experiences in the visual arts. Producing creative, problem solvers, makers, 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

Art Department News

  • Catapult Creative House Launches Online Store

    Catapult Creative House at Southeast Missouri State University announces the launch of their online store featuring unique Made in Missouri and student made products and artwork. The online store launched on Sept. 14 with 146 products ranging from coloring books, magnets and cards to apparel, jewelry and custom print T-shirts from collections found in store […]
  • Student to Discuss Her ‘Plant Based’ Ceramics Work in ‘Red Light Night’ Lecture

    Candace Taylor, a Southeast Missouri State University student visual artist, will present “Plant Based” Sept. 21 as the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri hosts its second “Red Light Night” of the season. Candace Taylor is a Bachelor of Fine Arts ceramics major who will discuss her work and how and why she incorporates living organisms […]
  • ‘Mills of South Missouri’ Opens Sept. 1 in Dobbins Center Gallery

    Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus and the Department of Art announce the opening of “Mills of South Missouri,” an oil painting exhibition on display in the Kenneth and Jeanine Dobbins River Campus Center Gallery. The exhibition will feature the work of local artist Dave Carter. An exhibition reception is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Sept […]
  • Catapult Creative House Hosting ‘Convergentes’ First Friday Reception

    The Gallery at Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House will host a First Friday reception Sept. 1 from 5-9 p.m. for the exhibition “Convergentes,” a collection of prints from visiting artists Alejandra Mares, Juan José Huerta, and Xavier Moreno from León, Mexico. Mares, Huerta and Moreno will give an artist talk at 4:30 p.m. […]


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Department of Art
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