USPS Director of Stamp Services William Gicker shares a selection of standouts over the years.
US Postal Service Unveils Pious Holiday Stamp
This year’s Christmas stamp is titled “Virgin and Child” and features a painting from the first half of the 16th century, attributed to an unidentified Florentine artist.
Landscapes by Ojibwe Painter George Morrison Adorn 2022 USPS Stamps
The modernist “challenged prevailing ideas of what Native American art should be,” says the US Postal Service.
First US Stamp by Alaska Native Person Spotlights Tlingit Lore
The stamp, designed by Tlingit and Athabascan artist Rico Lanáat’ Worl, features the raven as a trickster-spirit within a field of gold stars, holding the sun in his beak.
This Mail Art Fundraiser Will Support the US Postal Service
The benefit raffle features unique works by 60 artists including Dike Blair, Liz Deschenes, Sam Falls, Elisabeth Kley, Nicolas Party, and Patricia Treib.
Here’s How You Can Help Save the US Postal Service
From signing petitions to stocking up on art-inspired stamps, here are some small but vital ways you can help keep USPS afloat in spite of Trump’s targeted attacks.
New USPS Stamps Commemorate Four Harlem Renaissance Figures
Stylized in soft hues, new stamps bear the likenesses of novelist Nella Larsen, philosopher Alaine Locke, historian Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, and poet Anne Spencer.
Ruth Asawa Artworks Grace New US Postage Stamps
The Japanese-American artist’s wire sculptures have been likened to birds’ nests. Here’s a first look at some of the designs.
New Dinosaur Stamps From the USPS Illustrate Our Extinct Past
These lenticular stamps depict two histories: one set in a time when dinosaurs ruled the Earth and another when only their bones remained.
US Postal Service Releases Vibrant Ellsworth Kelly Stamp Collection
The stamps feature tiny reproductions of ten paintings by Kelly, one of America’s great 20th-century abstractionists.
12 Years of Vibrant Lunar New Year Stamps from the US Postal Service
Since 2008, Hong Kong-born, Brooklyn-based illustrator Kam Mak has been creating vibrant USPS stamps that honor the Chinese zodiac. Here, to ring in Year of the Pig, he shares his childhood memories of Lunar New Year.