Mosaics Make Me Smile!

Joyce Flower offers a mosaics workshop almost every spring.  She puts out the call to gather at the Mesquite Fine Arts Center classroom, and she always has a full house!  February 7 was no exception.  Why?  A careful analysis of the situation shows an … [Read more...]

Gallery Seeks Poets for Upcoming Exhibition

Calling all poets!  Virgin Valley Artists Association is accepting poetry for their annual exhibition, “Artists and Poets” that will show at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery March 30-May 2, 2015. Poets are invited to submit up to eight poems for cons … [Read more...]

Dianna Schwierzke selected as Artist of the Month

Dianna Schwierzke was born and raised in California. As a child her interest in art was sparked by her grandmother a gifted artist and art teacher who nurtured the gift of creativity in Dianna.  She now explores all possibilities when it comes to art … [Read more...]

Hawaiian Vacation supports Mesquite Arts Community

How can a seven day vacation at the fabulous Royal Aloha Vacation Club at Waikiki Beach in Hawaii plus $2,000 in cash support the local Mesquite Arts Community, you ask? As part of its annual fundraising Hearts for the Arts Gala, the Greater … [Read more...]

Artists Soar at Awards Reception

Virgin Valley Artists Association announced winners of the exhibition, “Up, Up, and Away!” during their public reception on January 22 at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery. This themed competition was sponsored by Bill Mitchell, Farmers Insurance Age … [Read more...]

VVAA Offers Art Workshops

Virgin Valley Artists Association announces upcoming workshops that can allow the opportunity to craft a handmade Valentines gift for a special someone. Katherine Cole will repeat her popular basic bead stringing jewelry class on Friday, February … [Read more...]

Gallery event promotes happy, healthy living

How are those New Year’s resolutions working out for you?  If you vowed to eat healthy, get more exercise, and have more fun, come to the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery on Thursday, January 15, for an action-packed agenda of healthy living tidbits and a n … [Read more...]

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.  Virg … [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...]