Beverly Hills News – The Beverly Hills Centennial Stamp Committee Reveals Winners
By Victoria Talbot
The Old Post Office at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts was the perfect location for the Beverly Hills Centennial Stamp Committee to announce the winners of the Centennial Stamp contest Tuesday evening. Five designs were selected from 33 entries.
Categories included ages 4-11 – the Beverly Hills Shield design, ages 11-14 – the Beverly Hills Trolley, ages 14-18 – the Fountain, any age – the Beverly Hills City Hall and Professional Artists 18 or older – the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts.
The judges were Mayor Lili Bosse, Jerry Magnin, Chairman of the Board of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Sandy Pressman, Chair of the Fine Arts Commission, Joan Quinn, Member, California Arts Council, Richard Rosenzweig, Chair of the Beverly Hills Centennial Liaison Committee and Dr. Gary Woods, Superintendent BHUSD. Committee Co-Chairs Sue Brucker, Annette Saleh and Lauren Segal did the presentation.
The winning stamp designs were created by Christina Lee in the Primary category, Willy Magnin in Middle School, Amy Okada in High School, Jon Paul Puno for All Ages and Samantha Perez in the Professional Artist category.
To view their work visit Facebook.com/BeverlyHills Centennial Postage Stamp
All of the work will be on display at the Beverly Hills artSHOW this weekend.