The U.S.P.S. will launch a new series of stamps celebrating “The Art of the Skateboard”

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There’s a new stamp in town and frankly, it has me feeling rather old!

Rolling Stone recently reported that the USPS will debut a new stamp series that honors skateboard art.

The Alaska-based artist Crystal Worl reflects her Tlingit/Athabascan heritage in the blue-and-indigo design, according to the U.S.P.S. William James Taylor, Jr., who lives in Virginia, came up with a red-and-orange pattern. The Colombian-born Federico “MasPaz” Frum, who grew up in Washington, D.C., where he still paints murals came up with a jaguar-like design. And Arizona’s Di’Orr Greenwood paid tribute to her Navajo culture with art that evokes eagle feathers and rising and setting suns. Art director Antonio Alcalá designed the stamps using photos of skate decks.

The USPS will hold a dedication ceremony next month in Phoenix, AZ. Event details and RSVP information can be found here.

Art of the Skateboard Forever® Stamps
First Day of Issue Dedication Ceremony

Friday, March 24, 2023
11 a.m. MST

PHXAM Desert West Skate Park
6602 W. Encanto Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85035

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