Tag: art

Sebastián presents Zodiac Sculpture Exhibit

By ESTEVAN MEDRANO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com A fascinating harmonization of astrology and art was on display at the South Padre Island Event Center this past Friday under an appropriately starry night. Renowned Mexican sculptor Sebastián and representatives of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center took their audience through scientific and imaginative interpretations of the …

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RESTORED: Woodcarver shapes dead tree into work of art

BY SASHA HELLERManaging Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Most people see a dead or dying tree, momentarily feel saddened by the loss of life, and then go about their business. But when woodcarver Chris Hawley recently passed by a dead tree in the Port Isabel Lighthouse Square, he saw an opportunity to make the world a little more …

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Finley’s photo receiving acclaim

By CRAIG ALANIZ Reporter/Photographer press@portisabelsouthpadre.com  A retired engineer from Goldsby, Oklahoma photographed an abandoned sailboat at a local shipyard. The image has since been featured in several art institutions in Oklahoma and has been recognized with another award. Bob Finley entered the photo in the Artists of the Arbuckles International Art and Photography show and …

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Child artists compete for trip to Colorado dude ranch

Special to the Parade Valley residents have an opportunity to cast their votes online for the child artist or writer who will win a week-long vacation to the Bar Lazy J Guest Ranch in Parshall, Colorado. The online “RGV Kids Talk About Heaven” book featuring 250 entries is now available for viewing and voting. Visit …

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