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Galleries: Exhibitions

Exhibitions for the 2017–2018 season

  • Nacogdoches Photographic Association Annual Summer Show


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    The Nacogdoches Photographic Association will open its 2017 gallery show with a reception at 6 p.m. Friday, July 21, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. Theme for the photo show is "Nacogdoches," and juror is professional photographer and former Nacogdoches resident Steve Kozak.
  • Watercolor East Texas


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    The 33rd Watercolor East Texas juried exhibition will open with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 22, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.
  • SFA School of Art Annual Faculty Exhibition


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Stephen F. Austin State University’s Annual School of Art Faculty Exhibition will open with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. This year’s featured faculty artist is Bill Nieberding, assistant professor in the School of Art, who will present an exhibition of his photography. Nieberding’s exhibition will show in Reavley Gallery, and the faculty exhibition will be in Ledbetter Gallery. Admission to the exhibition, which is sponsored in part by the Friends of the Visual Arts and Nacogdoches Junior Forum, is free. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • Fragmentation: The Lithographs of Wayne Kimball


    Griffith Gallery

    “Fragmentation: The Lithographs of Wayne Kimball” will open Thursday, Sept. 14, in Griffith Gallery on the Stephen F. Austin State University campus. The exhibition features finely detailed lithographs on paper. A reception with the artist is scheduled for 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5. Admission to the exhibition, which is sponsored in part by the SFA School of Art, Friends of the Visual Arts and Nacogdoches Junior Forum, is free. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • Featured Faculty Exhibition, Bill Nieberding


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Stephen F. Austin State University’s Annual School of Art Faculty Exhibition will open with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. This year’s featured faculty artist is Bill Nieberding, assistant professor in the School of Art, who will present an exhibition of his photography. Nieberding’s exhibition will show in Reavley Gallery, and the faculty exhibition will be in Ledbetter Gallery. Admission to the exhibition, which is sponsored in part by the Friends of the Visual Arts and Nacogdoches Junior Forum, is free. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • The Patriotic Art of World War I in France


    The Cole Art Center, Ledbetter Gallery

    Featuring vintage French WWI posters from the extensive collection of Dr. Jere Jackson.

    Reception and gallery talk by Dr. Jackson: 3pm Saturday, Nov. 11

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  • Collective Transference: Houston Area Clay


    The Cole Art Center, Reavley Gallery

    Juried Ceramics Exhibition - Reception & artist talk with Houston artists Jeff Forster and Michelle Matthews will be Thursday, November 16 from 6-8pm.
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  • Junko Chodos


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    The Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts and School of Art will present an exhibition of works by contemporary artist Junko Chodos showing Jan. 24 through March 25 in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. “Junko Chodos: Can We Hear Our Own Voices?” features mixed media pieces and drawings. The artist will discuss her work, specifically where her art fits in the course of art history, at a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Cole Art Center. Admission is free. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • Erle Loran


    Griffith Gallery

    An exhibition of works by Erle Loran will show from Jan. 18 through April 14 in the Griffith Fine Arts Gallery on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University. Loran (1905-1999) was a California abstract expressionist, painter, printmaker, author and teacher. Dr. David Lewis, professor of art history at SFA, will discuss Loran’s artwork at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, in the gallery. Admission is free. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • Peter Sarkisian


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    “Peter Sarkisian: Video Works” will open with a reception and gallery talk by the artist from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, Stephen F. Austin State University’s downtown art gallery. The exhibition, which features video projections on sculpture, will show through April 21 in Reavley Gallery. Admission to all art exhibitions and receptions is free. The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • 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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