Gallery Christmas Boutique has gifts for all

The Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery has a flair for displaying art that appeals to all.  This perhaps stems from the fact that Virgin Valley Artists Association, the gallery operator, boasts over 200 members.  Somewhere among that collection of talent and … [Read more...]

Thirteen is Lucky Number at Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery

Mesquite is in high gear for the Fall season and no place in town is more alive than the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery.  This is the 13th year of the Gallery’s “Lucky 13 National Small Works Competition.”  The competition is the Gallery’s iconic annual a … [Read more...]

VVAA offers evening drawing class

Virgin Valley Artists Association has added an evening drawing class to its art instruction schedule. In addition to her continuing daytime art lessons, Bunny Wiseman now teaches beginning drawing, Tuesday evenings, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wiseman is … [Read more...]

Gallery launches Lucky 13 raffle to support scholarships

The Lucky 13 Extravaganza is back!   Virgin Valley Artists Association kicks off high season with a fundraising raffle to replenish its student scholarship fund. Thirteen prizes of original fine art, golf, dining, theatre, electronics and more are o … [Read more...]

‘Flight of Fancy’ Exhibition on Display at Gallery

Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery features an art competition for dreamers and doers this month. Fifteen interpretations of that theme vie for honors in this month’s exhibition.  Jean Battaglia was judged Best of Show for her intricate 3-D paper tole … [Read more...]

Abstract Art Display at Gallery

Virgin Valley Artists Association, operators of the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, opens its new exhibition, “Abstract Art,” which started on July 27.  This is an excellent opportunity for gallery visitors to see a variety of artwork that allows each per … [Read more...]

Gallery Awards July Winners

The Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery celebrated the winners of “It’s My Birthday” exhibition on Thursday evening, July 23, with ribbons and cash awards.   Barbara Ellestad sponsored the exhibition that concluded July 25.  She named a watercolor collage flag … [Read more...]

Benedict and Wiseman Present “Readers’ Theatre” July 22

Paul Benedict returns to the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery at 6 p.m., Wed., July 22, to read short stories by two of America’s classic wordsmiths, O. Henry and Dorothy Parker.  Benedict draws on his knowledge and love of American classics in selecting st … [Read more...]

Another Candle on the Cake! “It’s My Birthday” at the Gallery

With another Independence Day celebration in the history books, Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery features a themed exhibition and competition, “It’s My Birthday,” through July 25.  The display is sponsored by Barbara Ellestad, who has underwritten July exhi … [Read more...]

Art Winners Named, Founders Honored at VVAA Reception

Winners of the June “Face to Face” art competition at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery have been named.  Virgin Valley Artists Association presents a themed exhibition each month of the summer, with June’s topic emphasizing portraiture. Bank of Nevada i … [Read more...]