Plates Issued: Offset/microprinting, FWS Colors: Black, Cyan, Magenta,Yellow, Invisible Fluorescent. Artist: Joshua Spies, Watertown, SD Modeler: Joseph Sheeran Art Director: Laurie Shaffer,FWS Printer: Ashton Potter (USA) Ltd. (APU). Printed At: Williamsville, NY First Day of Sale: June 26, 2009, Bass Pro Shops, Outdoor World, Nashville, Tennesee 37214 Issue: Seventy-sixth Federal Duck Stamp, Water-activated gum (WAG) $15.00, Item 334000, Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Item 334100. Quantity 500,000 Sold: N/A.
and Production Sheets: WAG or PSA.
Back - Barcode: (334000) in four positions. Verso-text.
Joshua Spies, a national and international award-winning artist, grew up spending countless days observing wildlife on the vast prairies near Watertown, South Dakota. Spies started his art business while earning his fine arts degree at South Dakota State University. His artistic growth and successes continued during his college years. Joshua Spies has traveled the world observing and photographing wildlife.
Joshua has been a finalist in the Federal Duck Stamp competition five times. He has also been selected for the Ducks Unlimited National Art Package numerous times, and was a finalist in the DU International Artist of the Year competition. His art has also been featured in numerous other National Art packages.
A dedicated conservationist, Joshua is a life member of the Foundation for Wild Sheep, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Pheasants Forever, Safari Club International, Ducks Unlimited, Dallas Safari Club, and ISHA. He is also a member of Grand Slam Club, Whitetails Unlimited, Mule Deer Foundation, Delta Waterfowl, and the NRA.