Creation in Action

By AlixSandra Parness The heart of an artist beats in rhythm with the power of imagination in the town of Mesquite, Nevada.  Each month the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery offers a different theme for artists to show their work.  The theme for August i … [Read more...]

Virgin Valley Artists’ Association announces their 2018 Art Scholarship Recipent

Virgin Valley Artists’ Association announces their 2018 Art Scholarship Recipent, Virgin Valley High School Valedictorian, Ms. Shandon Stiner. Shandon Stiner, Virgin Valley High School’s Senior Class Valedictorian, was awarded a scholarship grant b … [Read more...]

Roll down the road for good times

“Let the Good Times Roll” you right on down to the Mesquite Fine Arts Center where the Virgin Valley artists have captured some of the most memorable moments in time and in some cases their mode of transportation. They are more than willing to share t … [Read more...]

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...]