Gallery Salutes the “Dusty Trails” of Nevada History

In a salute to Mesquite’s location on the ancient Virgin River thoroughfare of human commerce, Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery opens its next exhibition, “Dusty Trails: 150 Years of Nevada History,” on September 29.  This display of original art is … [Read more...]

Gail Smith Offers Painting Class

Mesquite artist Gail Smith will offer a weekly class in acrylic and oil painting at the Mesquite Fine Arts Center Classroom starting Tuesday, September 30.   She welcomes all levels of artist from beginning to advanced to the class, which will meet … [Read more...]

Gallery Welcomes Eight Visiting Arts Groups

Virgin Valley Artists Association stages its third annual Mesquite Fine Arts Invitational Exhibition, showing now through September 27.   VVAA, operators of the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, welcomes eight visual arts organizations from throughout … [Read more...]

“Starry Nights” Winners Announced

Though the town has lacked energy during the August heat, The Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery  buzzed with activity on Thursday as the winners of the themed exhibition, “Starry Night” was presented to an animated crowd at the Gallery’s monthly … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Gallery!

The Virgin Valley Artists Association (VVAA) operates the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery.  Its members show and sell their work at the gallery, launching a new display each month. The organization and gallery are unique for a city the size of … [Read more...]

Judith Hetem Sweeps Gallery Honors

In a rare trifecta, Judith Hetem,’s oil painting, “Meditation,” swept top honors in three judging categories of the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery’s July exhibition.  The Gallery’s themed competition, “Pause and Reflect,” drew twenty entries, vying for … [Read more...]

The Magic of Glass Art and More at Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery

Glass is big on the current art scene.  Mesquite artists are in tune with that trend, working in several different processes of glass art construction.  Their fine glass art creations are available at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery,  the City-owned … [Read more...]

Students honored by VVAA

[slideshow_deploy id='1150']Special to the MLN The student art reception on Thursday, May 22 was attended by about 200 parents, students, teachers, and community well-wishers who came to see the beautiful display of art completed in our local … [Read more...]

“3D” Winners Announced

[slideshow_deploy id='804'] Virgin Valley Artists Association announced the winners of its monthly art competition at the public reception on Thursday, April 24, at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery.  The April competition was a “3D” contest, open to … [Read more...]

40 businesses display “Mesquite Coyotes” in June

Mesquite is featuring a public art display during  June. The “Mesquite Coyote” is sponsored by Virgin Valley Artists Association (VVAA) to spotlight the fun and community spirit generated by art.  The artists crafted a larger-than-life wooden cutout … [Read more...]