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

Richard Waldrep

Country and Western Music: Patsy Cline (1993)
Centennial Olympic Games: Women’s Gymnastics (1996)
Centennial Olympic Games: Men’s Hurdles (1996)

Highly acclaimed for his artistic versatility, Richard Waldrep studied art at the University of Georgia and was a 15-year partner at Eucalyptus Tree Studio in Baltimore before setting out as a freelance artist. During his 28-year career, he has created award-winning illustrations for such editorial, publishing, advertising, and corporate clients as Men’s Health, U.S. News and World Report, The Washington Post, Berkley Press, McDonald’s, Parker Brothers, and others. His paintings honoring subjects as varied as the Olympic Games, American music, and history have appeared on 39 U.S. postage stamps.



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