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Noted art critic Perl juror for annual Texas National event

Acclaimed art critic and author Jed Perl will serve as juror for the 24th annual Texas National, Stephen F. Austin State University's acclaimed art competition and exhibition, which opens Saturday, April 14, and runs through...

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Faculty Achievement Awards

Two outstanding Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art faculty members were honored during the 29th annual SFA Gala.

Faculty member awards presented during the Gala recognize innovation and excellence in teaching and research. Deans and chairs from 33 departments across SFA's six colleges nominated candidates. Lauren Selden, associate professor of art, is the recipient of the 2017 Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching. Candace Hicks, assistant professor in SFA's School of Art, is the recipient of the 2017 Faculty Achievement Award for Research.

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Current exhibitions

  • Texas National Juried Competition & Exhibition


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Acclaimed art critic and author Jed Perl will serve as juror for the 24th annual Texas National, Stephen F. Austin State University’s acclaimed art competition and exhibition, which opens Saturday, April 14, and runs through June 10 in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, SFA’s historic art gallery in downtown Nacogdoches. The event opens with the juror’s talk at 5 p.m., followed by a reception from 6 to 8 p.m., during which time competition winners will be announced. The exhibition and reception are sponsored in part by the SFA Friends of the Visual Arts, Nacogdoches Junior Forum, The Flower Shop and R&K Distributors, Inc. The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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Recent exhibitions

  • Peter Sarkisian
  • Erle Loran
  • Junko Chodos