The Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art and the SFA Galleries will host the exhibition “Collective Transference: Houston Area Clay” Oct. 31 through Dec. 30 in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. The ceramics exhibition, curated by Jeff Forster and Michelle Matthews, features clay artists who highlight the quality and diversity of artists working in Harris, Montgomery, Fort Bend, Liberty, Galveston, Chambers, Waller and Brazoria counties. A reception and artist talk will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at The Cole Art Center. Admission is free. For more information, call (936) 468-1131.