Tag: Stamp

‘Colonization tried to completely stamp us out’: Tlingit artist celebrates traditional art in solo exhibition

For the first time in his 20 year career, Indigenous Yukon carver Calvin Morberg presented a solo exhibition at the Yukon Arts Centre on Saturday. Morberg, part of the Dak'lawèidí (eagle clan) of the inland Tlingit Nation, said traditional art is an important aspect of his work. "Colonization tried to completely stamp us out of existence: our culture, our language, our songs, our dance and our way of life," Morberg ...

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Latest News in Black Art: Georgia Museum Honoring Lou Stovall, Edmonia Lewis Gets Postage Stamp, Steve Locke Now Repped by Alexander Gray & More

  Latest News in Black Art features news updates and developments in the world of art and related culture   Lou Stovall in the printmaking studio he established adjacent to his Cleveland Park home (1974). | Courtesy Lou Stovall Workshop   Awards & Honors Artist and master printer Lou Stovall is receiving the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Award from the Georgia Museum ...

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Edmonia Lewis, Sculptor Who Broke New Ground, Gets U.S Postage Stamp – ARTnews.com

Over the past decade, the U.S. Postal Service has made a point of using its stamps to honor figures overlooked for years by mainstream art institutions, including Ruth Asawa and Emilio Sánchez. The latest artist to receive the honor is Edmonia Lewis, a sculptor of Haitian and Ojibwe descent who some historians have identified as the first Black artist to hit it big in ...

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Maryland Artist Takes First In Duck Stamp Art Contest

A painting by Diane Ford of Bethesda, Maryland has been chosen as the winner of the 2021 California Duck Stamp Art Contest. The painting, which depicts a pair of gadwalls, will be the official design for the 2021-2022 stamp. The judges praised the realism of the painting, especially noting the anatomical accuracy of the birds’ head and bill. They appreciated that the features were ...

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Vatican issues a street art stamp, ends up getting sued

ROME -- One night in early 2019, Rome street artist Alessia Babrow glued a stylized image of Christ she had made onto a bridge near the Vatican. A year later, she was shocked to learn that the Vatican had apparently used a reproduction of her image, which featured her hallmark heart emblazoned across Christ’s chest, as its 2020 Easter postage stamp.Babrow sued the Vatican ...

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Lake County News,California – CDFW seeks artists to enter annual California Duck Stamp Art Contest

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife invites artists to submit their original artwork to the 2021-2022 California Duck Stamp Art Contest. Submissions will be accepted April 26 through June 4.The artwork must depict the species selected by the California Fish and Game Commission, which for the 2021-2022 hunting season is the gadwall. These common dabbling ducks are similar in size and shape to ...

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Oregon Artist Wins Upland Game Bird Stamp Art Contest

A painting of mourning doves has been chosen by a panel of judges as the winning entry in the 2020-2021 California Upland Game Bird Stamp Art Contest. The painting was created by Buck Spencer of Junction City, Ore. Sponsored by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), the annual contest determined the official design for this year’s California Upland Game Bird Stamp. Contest ...

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