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Exhibitions for the 2018–2019 season

  • John Daniel Exhibition


    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 work by former SFA art professor John Daniel showing May 10 through June 16 in Reavley Gallery in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House. A reception is planned for 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at The Cole Art Center.
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  • Annual 12 x 12 Scholarship Fundraiser


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    The purpose of 12x12 is to raise funds for the FVA scholarships and grants that that are awarded to SFA art students. Between $12,000 and $15,000 is awarded annually in scholarships to deserving students in the School of Art. Silent bidding ($250 minimum) begins Thursday, June 28, at The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House and will continue up to the day of the art party, which is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at the art center. The silent auction features 12-by-12-inch pieces of art created by approximately 70 artists from Nacogdoches, Lufkin and other areas of East Texas. Anyone may silently bid on the unique one-of-a-kind pieces, according to Crystal Hicks, event committee chairwoman.
  • Nacogdoches Photographic Association Annual Juried Exhibition


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Nacogdoches Photographic Association Annual Juried Exhibition
  • Watercolor East Texas Annual Juried Exhibition


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Watercolor East Texas Annual Juried Exhibition
  • Priya Kambli Exhibition


    Griffith Gallery

    Priya Kambli Exhibition
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  • SFA School of Art Faculty Exhibition


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    SFA School of Art Faculty Exhibition
  • Daniel Anguiano - Featured Faculty Exhibition


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Daniel Anguiano - Featured Faculty Exhibition
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  • Kymia Nawabi Exhibition


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Kymia Nawabi Exhibition
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  • REFINED


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    REFINED is a biennial exhibition of jewelry and metalwork hosted by the Art Metals program in the School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFASU) since 1998. The exhibition is held in the 1332 square-foot Reavley Gallery of the Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, located at 329 E. Main Street in historic downtown Nacogdoches, Texas. Friday, Oct. 26 - Refined Biennial Juried Art Metals/Jewelry Competition & Exhibition opening Lecture with juror Perry A. Price: 5:15 p.m. Reception: 6-8 p.m.
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  • Graphic Design Portfolio Night


    B121 & front gallery, SFA School of Art building

    SFA School of Art Graphic Design Portfolio Night 4 - 6 PM Tuesday 12/11/18

    B121 & front gallery, SFA School of Art building • FREE & open to the public, refreshments & snacks served.

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  • SFA Alumni Invitational Showcase


    Griffith Gallery

    The SFA Alumni Invitational Showcase runs from Jan. 22 through May 3 in Griffith Fine Art Gallery on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University. Curated by Jeffery Brewer, assistant professor of art (sculpture) in the School of Art, the exhibition features works by former SFA art students. The artists have been invited to discuss their work from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, in Griffith Gallery. The discussion will be followed by a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House. Free admission.
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  • Caddo Contemporary: Present and Relevant


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    The exhibition “Caddo Contemporary: Present and Relevant” will show Jan. 24 through March 24 in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. Featuring ceramics, paintings, beadwork, stonework and drawings, the exhibition is a collaborative presentation of the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and Art Galleries and the Caddo Mound Historic Site in Alto. An opening reception with the artists in attendance is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24. SFA’s historic downtown art gallery, Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For additional information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • Frank Dituri Photography Exhibition


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    The color photography of Frank Dituri will be exhibited Jan. 31 through March 24 in the Reavely Gallery of The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, Stephen F. Austin State University’s historic downtown art gallery. “Frank Dituri: Il Sacro.” (The Sacred) features photos Dituri, who teaches photography at the LABA Academy of Art in Florence, Italy, took in Italy over the past few years. The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • Texas National 2019 Art Competition & Exhibition


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Michelle White, senior curator at the Menil Collection in Houston, will serve as juror for the 25th Texas National, Stephen F. Austin State University’s acclaimed art competition and exhibition, which opens April 13 and runs through June 9 in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. Texas National features an assortment of art, including photography, painting, sculpture and mixed media. White will give a gallery talk at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the art center, followed by the announcement of this year’s Texas National winners during the exhibitions’ opening reception, which begins at 6 p.m. The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • Image & Text Collaborations: A 20-year Celebration of SFA Book Arts


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and Art Galleries will host “Image & Text Collaborations: A 20-year Celebration of SFA Book Arts” April 13 through June 2 in Reavley Gallery in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House. The exhibition was organized to recognize the history of the former Lanana Creek Press, which for 20 years served as a center for collaborative projects between artists, writers and designers. A reception for “Image & Text Collaborations” will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, and will feature a panel discussion. The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • Sculpture For All


    Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden

    Continuing to make art bloom throughout the gardens on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University, Sculpture For All 2019-2021 will open with a public reception at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in the Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden. Sculpture For All is a biennial outdoor exhibition and competition in the form of a joint partnership project that brings together faculty, staff and students from the SFA School of Art and the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture. For more information about Sculpture For All, call (936) 468-4404 or email sculptureforall@sfasu.edu.