Welcome to the Gallery!

The Virgin Valley Artists Association (VVAA) operates the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery.  Its members show and sell their work at the gallery, launching a new display each month. The organization and gallery are unique for a city the size of … [Read more...]

Bailey named August Artist of the Month

David Bailey was born in Kernville, CA, in 1950. His father was in the drilling and blasting construction business, so the family lived in many towns and cities in the state of California. Most of the time, however, he grew up in Glendale, CA. He met … [Read more...]

Judith Hetem Sweeps Gallery Honors

In a rare trifecta, Judith Hetem,’s oil painting, “Meditation,” swept top honors in three judging categories of the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery’s July exhibition.  The Gallery’s themed competition, “Pause and Reflect,” drew twenty entries, vying for ca … [Read more...]

The Magic of Glass Art and More at Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery

Glass is big on the current art scene.  Mesquite artists are in tune with that trend, working in several different processes of glass art construction.  Their fine glass art creations are available at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery,  the City-owned fa … [Read more...]

Diana Coonradt named Artist of the Month

Diana was born in Pocatello, Idaho and spent her growing up years on farms and ranches in southeast Idaho and in Salmon River Country. Her constant companion during those years was her love of drawing and books. Diana filled every piece of paper … [Read more...]

Shakespeare in the Pavillion and Shakespeare Workshops

The Virgin Valley Theater Group will be hosting a month long workshop on Shakespeare and Shakespearean acting. At the end of the workshops there will be two weekends of short performances in The Pavilion located by the art classroom August 22nd, … [Read more...]

Public input sought on Nevada’s arts needs, vision via online survey

Anyone who wants to provide comments or share their thoughts and vision as part of an animated and passionate conversation about the state’s arts and cultural needs can do so with a new Nevada Arts Council online survey through July 15 … [Read more...]

Art Gallery honors volunteers in June

Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery will honor its volunteers with a special exhibition featuring their artist members. Artist members are members who volunteer a minimum number of hours each month. During the month of June, the Artist of the Month wall will … [Read more...]

Students honored by VVAA

[slideshow_deploy id='1150']Special to the MLN The student art reception on Thursday, May 22 was attended by about 200 parents, students, teachers, and community well-wishers who came to see the beautiful display of art completed in our local … [Read more...]

Gallery Features Student Art During May

[slideshow_deploy id='341'] May is Student Art Month at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery.  All month, the entire gallery is devoted to display of artwork created by students from Virgin Valley Elementary, JL Bowler Elementary, Beaver Dam Elementary … [Read more...]