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SFA's Texas National goes to video format

  • Although The Cole Art Center is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, art lovers will still be able to view all of the artwork and the winning entries in the 26th Texas National Competition and Exhibition, Stephen F. Austin State University’s acclaimed art competition and exhibition, which can be seen virtually starting April 30 and running through June 13.

    This year’s exhibition will be in video format that will be posted on the SFA School of Art Facebook page and website. The show will include approximately 60 pieces of art, including photography, painting, sculpture and mixed media, according to John Handley, director of SFA galleries. An online catalogue will also be provided.

    For more information about the exhibition, call (936) 468-1131. The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House is SFA’s historic art gallery, located in downtown Nacogdoches. The SFA School of Art can be accessed at art.sfasu.edu or on Facebook at SFA Art Galleries & Cole Art Center.

  • Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House
  • 329 E. Main St., Nacogdoches, TX 75961