NACOGDOCHES, Texas –Installation students in the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art will exhibit their installation artworks starting Nov. 5 at Fire House Nac in downtown Nacogdoches. “SFA Exhibition: Installation Art” will show through Nov. 20.

An opening reception is planned for 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Fire House Nac, located at 708 Swift St. The exhibition opening will feature the performance “Cocktails on the Veranda” by Catherine Pears with her character Virginia Lee Sutherlin at 6:30 p.m.

The exhibition features work by undergraduate students Jenna Alley of Kingwood; Samantha Altamirano of Nacogdoches; Amber Barrett of Conroe; Cameron Blankinship of Rusk; Megan Bynum of Brownwood; Armando Chavez-Garcia of Corpus Christi; Nicolas Gagne of Nacogdoches; Sarah Gharst of Cypress; Koi Johnson of Waco; Andrea Leaman of Crockett; Cherry Reyes of Leander; and Abbey Stogner of White Oak; and graduate students Catherine Pears of Alexandria. Louisiana; and Homero Gutiérrez of Cuidad de Chihuahua, Mexico. The students are in the Advanced Sculpture: Installation class in the School of Art.

“I am thrilled at the opportunity to forge a relationship between the student artists at SFA and artists living and working within the community,” Assistant Professor of Sculpture Eden Collins said. “Fire House Nac opened their doors as an art studio and artist collective in September, and we are honored to share their space with them.”

Fire House Nac is comprised of artists Brigette Kozash, Britt Mitchell, Holden and Dillon Graham, and their work spans stained glass, painting, ceramics, rug making and more.

Admission to the exhibition and reception is free. Exhibition hours at Fire House Nac are 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment. For more information, contact Collins at or Fire House Nac on their Facebook page.