PHOENIX — The U. S. Postal Service unveiled its latest Forever stamps celebrating the Art of the Skateboard during a first-day-of-issue event held March 24 at the Desert West Skate Park. The dedication ceremony kicked off PHXAM 2023, an annual amateur skateboarding competition that attracts participants from around the globe. The event marked the official release of the stamps, which feature artistic skateboard decks with bold, vibrant designs that capture skateboarding’s excitement, diversity and rebellious attitude.
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WHISTLER, B.C. – Out of Control: The Concrete Art of Skateboarding invites skaters and non-skaters alike to reimagine their collective understanding of skateboarding and reflect on its contemporary relevance. This ambitious group exhibition at the Audain Art Museum (AAM), which is on view through January 8, 2023, brings together 19 artists from British Columbia as well as international artists who embody diversity in their practice and explore the aesthetic, social, environmental, political and architectural aspects of skateboarding.