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SFA art faculty exhibition to showcase works of Berg

The School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University will open its annual faculty exhibition Tuesday, Aug. 13, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

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Sculpture For All 2019-21 - Call for Entry

Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) in Nacogdoches, Texas, is accepting submissions from sculptors for our third Sculpture For All Outdoor Competition and Exhibition. Up to ten works will be selected for a 22-month exhibition in the Arboretum, one of the largest Azalea gardens in the nation. A stipend of up to $1000 will be awarded to each of the artists chosen. Additional cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places will be awarded.

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Texas National 2019 - Call for Entry

Annually since 1995, The TEXAS NATIONAL Art Competition and Exhibition has been hosted by the School of Art in the College of Fine Arts at Stephen F. Austin State University. The exhibition is held in the Ledbetter Gallery of the Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, located at 329 E. Main Street in historic downtown Nacogdoches, Texas.

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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

  • SFA School of Art Faculty Exhibition


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    The School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University will host a reception for its annual faculty exhibition at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. Each year, the faculty exhibition features a wide variety of artwork in ceramics, sculpture, photography, painting, prints, metal work and mixed media. The exhibition runs through Oct. 13. This year’s featured faculty artist is Wesley Berg, assistant professor of drawing and painting in the School of Art. His exhibition, “Shadow Plane: Works on Paper by Wesley Berg,” opens the same night as the reception and shows through Oct. 13. Berg will discuss his work at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the gallery. Art exhibitions and receptions are sponsored by William Arscott, The Flower Shop, the Nacogdoches Junior Forum and the Friends of the Visual Arts. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • The Color of Grief


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    The School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University will open “The Color of Grief ” exhibition Tuesday, Sept. 3, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. “The Color of Grief” features art created by children attending a youth grief camp through Hospice in the Pines. A reception for “The Color of Grief” is planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Cole Art Center. Art exhibitions and receptions are sponsored by the Friends of the Visual Arts, Nacogdoches Junior Forum, William Arscott and The Flower Shop. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • Shadow Plane: Works on Paper


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Featured Artist: Wesley Berg
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Upcoming exhibitions

  • Denali: Artists Respond to Music Inspired by Wilderness


    Griffith Gallery

    The School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University will host the exhibition “Denali: Artists Respond to Music Inspired by Wilderness” Sept. 17 through Nov. 21 in Griffith Fine Arts Gallery, located on the SFA campus. Two languages – music and visual art – combine to create works of art made in response to chamber music composed in Denali National Park. A reception is planned for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in the gallery. Griffith Gallery is located inside Griffith Fine Arts Building, 2222 Alumni Drive. This exhibition and reception is sponsored in part by William Arscott, The Flower Shop and the Friends of the Visual Arts. Admission is free. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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  • Picturing Books Vol. 1


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Picturing Books Vol. 1
  • Vintage Christmas Exhibition


    The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House

    Vintage Christmas Exhibition

Recent exhibitions

  • Watercolor East Texas
  • 12x12 Scholarship Fundraiser
  • Nacogdoches Photographic Association Exhibition