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Video works of artist Sarkisian to be exhibited

"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...

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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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Upcoming exhibitions

Recent exhibitions

  • Collective Transference: Houston Area Clay
  • The Patriotic Art of World War I in France
  • Featured Faculty Exhibition, Bill Nieberding