1995 UN 50th Anniversary
UN Offices in Vienna
The artwork for this issue was designed by Ben Verkaaik of the Netherlands. One stunningly beautiful painting was created for the three sheets. It illustrates children, adults, and senior citizens from all around the world in their native dress. A total of 34 portraits which are broken down into 12 different stamps are contained in the sheets.
Verkaaik graduated from the Visual School of Arts in Rotterdam, Netherlands. He has worked as an illustrator, designer, and art director. His work has won numerous awards, such as a Clio and the Andy Award.