Art of the Stamp
From the Collection of the United States Postal Services

Bill Nelson

Big Band Leaders: Glenn Miller (1996)

Bill Nelson is an internationally known illustrator and sculptor whose award-winning images have appeared on the covers and pages of the New York Times Book Review, Newsweek, Time, TV Guide, and The Atlantic Monthly. He has also been commissioned to create artwork for such leading companies and agencies as Estée Lauder, Columbia Pictures, Sony, Reebok, The Kennedy Center, Bolla Wine, and the U.S. Postal Service, for which he has designed 11 stamps. The whimsical elves, gnomes, and fairies that appear in his fantasy sculptures have been exhibited in galleries throughout the world and are featured in the private collections of many celebrities.



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