Presenter: Frances Stiles

Commission Agenda Item No. 7
Proposed Print Artwork Program
November 2005

I. Executive Summary: This item provides the Committee/Commission the opportunity to review and approve the artwork utilized for the annual stamp and print program for Migratory Game Bird, Upland Game Bird, Nongame, Saltwater and Freshwater Fish programs.

II. 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 five of the collector stamps each year. The artwork for the remaining Archery stamp is provided by the TPWD in-house artist.

The artwork offered for fiscal year 2007 stamps consists of:

Print Year Artwork Subject Artist
2006 Migratory Game Bird Green Wing Teal David Maass
2006 Upland Game Bird Bobwhite Quail Joe Hautman
2006 Nongame To Be Determined To Be Determined
2006 Saltwater Redfish John Dearman
2006 Freshwater Fish To Be Determined To Be Determined

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.

II.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."