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Upshaw family photo project becomes traveling exhibition

Photographs of the Upshaw family of Nacogdoches County taken by Texas photographer Richard Orton are now in the form of a traveling exhibition to be shown in galleries, museums and community centers.

Orton's book "The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family" is a documentation of the community's history through photographs and oral histories of the families who lived there. Orton became acquainted with the Upshaw family, which had lived for decades in the northwest Nacogdoches County community of County Line, in the late 1980s and began...

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Current exhibitions

  • Andy Warhol show, featuring his Silver Clouds photos and prints

    January 26–March 25
    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Opening reception January 26 at 6 p.m.
  • Juan de Dios Mora exhibition

    January 26–March 9
    The Cole Art Center, Reavley Gallery

    An exhibition of work by artist Juan de Dios Mora features finely detailed block prints, revealing the artist’s Mexican culture combined with his experience as an immigrant and American citizen living near the border. The artist will be present for the exhibition’s closing reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 9. The show is sponsored in part by the SFA Friends of the Visual Arts, the Nacogdoches Junior Forum and the Texas Commission on the Arts, which is the state affiliate for the National Endowment for the Arts.

Upcoming exhibitions

  • 2017 Texas National

    April 8–June 10
    The Cole Art Center, Ledbetter Gallery

    SFA's 23rd annual juried competition and exhibition provides emerging artists an opportunity to have work juried by acclaimed artist Benito Huerto. Exhibition opening at 6 p.m., April 8.
  • Works of Benito Huerto

    April 8–June 10
    The Cole Art Center, Reavley Gallery

Recent exhibitions

  • CVB “All Things Nac” Photo Contest and Exhibition
    November 17–January 14
  • Artist Books from the Booklyn Gallery
    October 27–January 14
  • SFA Alumni Showcase/Art Exhibition
    October 27–January 14