"Let's Talk It Over" by Mary Hooper

The 2014 WET juried exhibition first place winner was "Let's Talk It Over" by Mary Hooper. This year's WET exhibition runs through Aug. 29 in Cole Art Center.

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The 31st Watercolor East Texas juried exhibition will open with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 25, in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

This year's juror is Marie Renfro, a nationally known artist from Plano who works in oil, acrylic and watercolor and uses various media to express her emotional response to a subject. Her work has received numerous awards and is included in major collections in the Dallas area.

Renfro is a member of the Plano Art Association, the Southwestern Watercolor Society, Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Associated Creative Artist of Texas and Texas Visual Arts Association. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Texas Woman's University and has studied in several European countries.

Some WET exhibition paintings will be priced for sale. The exhibition runs through Aug. 29.

The Cole Art Center is located at 329 E. Main St. For more information, contact WET member Peggy Fare at (936) 635-0670 or call the art center at (936) 468-1131.