first_imgArtist extraordinaire Voncille Zama, who is active in the Laguna Madre Art League, is shown next to one of her watercolor paintings. (Courtesy photo)Special to the PRESSVoncille Zama has spent a large part of her life in Port Isabel.She was fascinated by art from an early age. After many years of casual painting, she decided to attend the local university to take drawing and art classes.Voncille’s watercolor paintings are inspired by a love of flowers, the beach and nature. Her paintings show creative and whimsical techniques and use of color with award-winning results.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Feb. 16 edition of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. RelatedEl Paseo names contest winnerBy CRAIG ALANIZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS The El Paseo Arts Foundation held an Art Contest for local artists. Janét Kanaepp was chosen as the contest winner. She said she has been painting since childhood and has taught art in different military bases throughout Europe. “I was really shocked and…July 5, 2012In “Gallery”Batik workshop to be offeredSpecial to the PRESS On October 29, noted pastel and oil painter Linda Stair will conduct a batik workshop at the Laguna Madre Art Gallery in Port Isabel. Linda is a resident of Harlingen, where she is secretary of the Art Center on Jackson Street. She is also a member…October 25, 2012In “Gallery”Art Gallery to host Watercolor workshopSpecial to the Parade Marne Law is offering her popular workshop on her Illusionary Painting style at the Art Gallery on Maxan Street in Port Isabel for a second time this year. It is a three-day workshop held on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday (February 10, 11, and 12) from 10…January 24, 2013In “South Padre Parade” Sharelast_img