LANCE BARR-July’s Artist of the Month

Lance Barr was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he lived until he graduated from high school in 1966. He enlisted in the Marine Corps at age 18 for a six-year obligation. Being an artist was not the focal point of Barr’s life growing up.  He di … [Read more...]

Music to your eyes

It’ll be music to your eyes as you step through the doors of the Mesquite Fine Arts Center this month. Many of the artists have given the community a diverse display of music, not the kind you can hear but the kind you can see or something like that a … [Read more...]

Student Art

May is Student Art Month at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery.  All month, the entire gallery was devoted to displaying artwork created by students from Virgin Valley Elementary, JL Bowler Elementary, Beaver Dam Elementary and Virgin Valley High School. … [Read more...]

Friday morning free style art

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Learn a lot in a little bit of time

The Virgin Valley Artists Association holds a Brown Bag Lecture series the first Tuesday of every month at the Mesquite Fine Arts Center. The subjects vary each month and cover a wide range of topics from flower arranging to Calligraphy. Guests … [Read more...]

The Beaver Dam Photography Class Contest Winners

The Beaver Dam Photography Class submitted their “still life” work to a panel of five professional photographers for evaluation in March. A “still life” not only has to follow all the technical rules of focus, color, and composition, but should also t … [Read more...]

PAM JACOBSON-Artist of the Month

Pam grew up in Colorado, living there for more than half a century. Throughout those years, art has always been a part of Pam’s life. In school, through college, and into adulthood she took a multitude of classes, seemingly trying every art medium. M … [Read more...]

A showcase of color

A reception was held on Thursday, March 22, for the Virgin Valley Artists Association artists who had pulled out some of their best and brightest work to display at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery’s Artist’s Showcase exhibit which will be closing Mar … [Read more...]

Stunning Art

Stunning paintings, ceramics, digital art and jewelry were on display during the month of March for the Artist’s Showcase. Several local artists covered a four by eight-foot space in the gallery which provided an eclectic floor to ceiling exhibit a … [Read more...]

March Artist of the Month-Thomas Coverdale

Thomas Coverdale has been photographing the west since the 1970’s. Coverdale has a degree in Chemical Engineering from UC Davis and an executive MBA from The Darden School of Business, UVA. He worked 26 years in the chemical industry, building and m … [Read more...]