NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Due to technical difficulties in the virtual judging process for this year’s Texas National Competition and Exhibition at Stephen F. Austin State University, the video of the exhibition and announcement of the winning entries will not be available for viewing until the afternoon of Tuesday, May 5, according to officials with The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting closure of Cole Art Center, a virtual exhibition had been planned for late April. But the walking-tour video will not be available for viewing online until May 5, according to Alisa Steed, event coordinator for Cole Art Center. The video will be posted to the School of Art website at and on Facebook at SFA Art Galleries & Cole Art Center and on Instagram.

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.