Plano artists designs Ronald Reagan centennial stamp

I got a call from the AP on Thursday, confirming the dateline on my story about Bart Forbes, the Plano artist who designed the Ronald Reagan centennial stamp for the U.S. Postal Service. The story ran again that weekend on the AP’s weekend wire. You can read it at the Dallas Morning News’ website.

Plano artists designs Ronald Reagan centennial stamp

When Bart Forbes got a call from the U.S. Postal Service asking him to design the commemorative stamp honoring President Ronald Reagan’s centennial birthday, the Plano artist couldn’t say no.

The request was simple but the task complex: show the casual side of the 40th president in just a square inch. But with about 20 such stamp designs under his belt, Forbes, 70, was prepared. Read more…