Presenter: Frances Stiles

Commission Agenda Item No. 4
Proposed Print Artwork Program
November 2002

I. Discussion: Under the terms of the state artwork design and marketing contract with Collectors Covey for Departmental print programs, the Commission approves the artwork for the design of four of the collector stamps each year. The artwork for the remaining four collector series stamps is provided by the TPW in-house artists.

The artwork offered for fiscal year 2002 stamps consists of:

Print Year Artwork Subject Artist
2002 Waterfowl Mottled Duck Sherrie Russell Meline
2002 Nongame Green Jay John Dearman
2002 Turkey Rio Grande Turkey Reggie McLeRoy
2002 Saltwater Speckled Sea Trout Mark Sussino

The original artwork will be available for Commission review during the committee meeting and in electronic format for the public meeting. If the Commission finds the artwork satisfactory, the motion shown below is proposed for Commission consideration.

III. Recommendation: The staff recommends the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopt the following motion:

"The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approves the use of the above listed artwork for the print and stamp designs. The Executive Director is authorized to take the necessary steps to provide these stamps for sale to the public."

Attachment - 1
1. Exhibit A - Fiscal Note (Available upon request)

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