Hereford College of Arts
Hereford College of Arts
A celebration of 175 years of the postage stamp with an exhibition of postal art and a fantastic symposium featuring, amongst others, David Gentleman- preeminent illustrator and designer of some of the UK's most enduring stamp designs... at Hereford College of Arts

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"Pushing The Envelope" 175 years of the postal stamp. Exhibition/Symposium

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Event Summary:

A celebration of 175 years of the postage stamp with an exhibition of postal art and a fantastic symposium featuring, amongst others, David Gentleman- preeminent illustrator and designer of some of the UK's most enduring stamp designs...

Full Event Details:

This year marks the 175 anniversary of the Penny Black stamp and so we think it’s only fair that we celebrate this fantastic landmark! To mark the occasion we have joined forces with both the House of Illustration and the Hay Festival to offer a magnificent programme of events, highlighting illustration within stamp design.

Exhibition
17th April - 1st May, 2015
College Road Campus
College Road
Hereford
HR1 1EB

We will be proudly exhibiting work commissioned exclusively from an international group of renowned illustrators. Each artist has also been asked personally respond to this landmark anniversary by decorating and embellishing an envelope. This unique collection of new work will celebrate the art of postal communication and can be viewed at our College Road campus

Symposium
30th April 2015
College Road Campus
College Road
Hereford
HR1 1EB

On Thursday 30th April we are opening our doors to some of the biggest names in stamp design to host a series of talks. Guest speakers include:

David Gentleman: Preeminent illustrator and designer of some of the UK's most enduring stamp designs.

Brian Webb: Co-founder of award winning design group Trickett & Webb. Designer of postage stamps and biographer of David Gentleman.

Naomi Games: Daughter of legendary Graphic Designer Abram Games.

Booking essential, tickets priced at £20, please contact Sophie Foulkes at [email protected] to reserve your place.

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Full Day

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