Southeastern welcomes students back for the start of classes this week while we continue to keep all faculty, staff and students who are not yet able to make it to campus in our thoughts as the region works to recover from devastating flooding.
We attempted to reach ALL our students in recent days, but we realize communication has been difficult, if not impossible for some. If you are just now able to see this message, please contact so we can have a better understanding of your status and work with you so you can attain your educational goals.


Dale Newkirk

Gallery Director & Professor of Sculpture


East Stadium Annex 100
(985) 549-5080

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Dale Newkirk received his Master of fine Arts degree in Sculpture from The Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio in 1984 and his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting and Sculpture from Herron School of Art in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1982. Mr. Newkirk's artwork as been exhibited throughout the United States and abroad. There have been twenty-three one-person exhibitions of his artwork since 1985 and his work has been included in over fifty group exhibitions. Most recent exhibitions have been at Cole Pratt Gallery in New Orleans, which represents his artwork. Professor Newkirk has taught at New Mexico State University and Indiana University and is currently an Associate Professor of Art + Design and the Director of the Southeastern Contemporary Art Gallery at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond Louisiana.


Mr. Newkirk is also a martial artist holding the rank of 4th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a certified instructor of the martial arts.


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