VVAA’s “Stay Smart with Art” class offered to public

Virgin Valley Artists Association has opened its Get Smart with Art program to the public, now offering a Saturday morning art class for adults. Veteran art instructor Diana Coonradt will lead the class that provides lessons in drawing, pen and ink, … [Read more...]

Willy Bauman paintings at The Lost City Museum in Overton through October

Paintings of Willy Bauman are featured at the Lost City Museum in October. The works depict the vibrant natural and architectural side of the southwest. Highlights of the show include lifelike paintings of historic missions, animals and … [Read more...]

VVAA Launches 2014 Fundraising with Raffle and Silent Auction

Virgin Valley Artists Association has put a long list of fundraising activities on the calendar for the coming months.   Fundraising chairperson Elaine Murphy announced the opening of VVAA’s annual raffle and silent auction on October 6.   “Our member … [Read more...]

Joyce Burke Paintings Offered in Benefit Auction

Joyce Burke and her art are well known among art enthusiasts throughout Nevada and Utah.  She has been a watercolor painter and instructor for the many years that she has lived in Mesquite and Reno, garnering dozens of honors for her fine … [Read more...]

Gallery Salutes the “Dusty Trails” of Nevada History

In a salute to Mesquite’s location on the ancient Virgin River thoroughfare of human commerce, Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery opens its next exhibition, “Dusty Trails: 150 Years of Nevada History,” on September 29.  This display of original art is sponso … [Read more...]

Fine Arts Invitational Exhibition ends next Saturday, Sept. 27

Stop by the gallery at 15 W Mesquite Boulevard during normal business hours, Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Saturday, to view over 160 works of art from participating artists! For more information, contact the gallery at … [Read more...]

Gail Smith Offers Painting Class

Mesquite artist Gail Smith will offer a weekly class in acrylic and oil painting at the Mesquite Fine Arts Center Classroom starting Tuesday, September 30.   She welcomes all levels of artist from beginning to advanced to the class, which will meet T … [Read more...]

Gallery Welcomes Eight Visiting Arts Groups

Virgin Valley Artists Association stages its third annual Mesquite Fine Arts Invitational Exhibition, showing now through September 27.   VVAA, operators of the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, welcomes eight visual arts organizations from throughout S … [Read more...]

Beldin is VVAA September Artist

Cheryl Beldin, featured artist for September recently won an honorable mention for a piece of her pottery in a recent Mesquite Fine Art Gallery competition. Cheryl is a Midwesterner from a group of towns called collectively, the Quint Cities … [Read more...]

“Starry Nights” Winners Announced

Though the town has lacked energy during the August heat, The Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery  buzzed with activity on Thursday as the winners of the themed exhibition, “Starry Night” was presented to an animated crowd at the Gallery’s monthly receptio … [Read more...]