Gallery goes “Up, Up and Away!” in January

The first themed art competition of 2015 takes off Monday, January 5, when “Up, Up and Away” opens at Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery.  Taking a cue from the Mesquite Balloon Festival, the Gallery will feature artwork that interprets that airy theme.  … [Read more...]

January Artist of the Month: Tammy Nielsen-Symons

Originally hailing from Cache County in Northeastern Utah, Tammy Nielsen-Symons, is a local artist who has received awards for her portraits of people, their children and pets.  She began her career as an artist at five years of age when she heard … [Read more...]

December Artist of the Month: Doreen Kinkade

Doreen first became involved in the art world in 1974 when she signed up for adult art education classes at Chaffey College in Ontario, California. Her very talented teacher, Dee Cole, opened a new world to her. In the span of three years she learned … [Read more...]

Get In The Holiday Spirit with Mesquite Arts Community

The Mesquite Arts Community kicked off the Christmas holiday season last weekend with the premier concert of the new Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra at the Mesquite Community Theatre and the 19th Annual Festival of Trees sponsored by the Mesquite … [Read more...]

Small-sized art wins big prizes as Lucky 13 artists are honored

A capacity crowd filled the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery on November 20 to congratulate the winners of its Lucky 13 Small Art Exhibition.  Many in the audience were also lucky enough to hold winning tickets or bids in the VVAA’s 2014 Raffle and Silent … [Read more...]

Mesquite Is Lucky This Month!

The town is on a lucky streak this month, starting with the return of our happy flock of snowbirds.  Everybody in town has the opportunity for good fortune by heading to the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery to enjoy the return of its trademark annual … [Read more...]

Beading workshop scheduled for November 13

Beading is a fun and fanciful craft for all skill levels, and now is the time to learn to make jewelry for the holidays.  On Thursday, November 13, Katherine Cole, one of Mesquite’s best jewelry makers, offers a “Stringing Jewelry 101” workshop to … [Read more...]

Artists offer mega-prizes in fundraiser

If Mesquite golf is the game of choice, a lucky winner will enjoy a season of play virtually free by participating in the Virgin Valley Artists Association’s Lucky 2014 Raffle and Silent Auction.  A $3000-value golf package which includes multiple … [Read more...]

Char Lang is Artist of the Month

When Char first started her Art Career she envisioned producing original works of Art using the best of nature’s raw materials.  The goal was to capture visual and esthetical works of art by her own hand. With time, Char decided to share what she had … [Read more...]

Exhibition Winners Named in “Dusty Trails”

All trails led to the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery on October 23 as winners were announced in the “Dusty Trails” Exhibition, which honored Nevada’s 150 years of Statehood.  Virgin Valley Artists Association President Barbara Withelder congratulated all … [Read more...]