The 50th anniversary of arts councils in Australia is being commemorated by this stamp issue designed by Nelmes Smith Ashton. ‘The focus was on the stamp as a promotional vehicle for the role of arts councils in rural Australia,’ says consultancy co-founder Andrew Ashton. The illustrations had to cover all the arts – from music and dance to fine arts – with both sexes represented equally. Sydney-based Nelmes Smith Ashton was established two years ago and is now six-strong.
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