20th Anniversary Postcard
For Our 20th Birthday

We started in 1999 as a way to help our friends sell things online. Twenty years later, we’ve got a lot more friends. 

We decided to celebrate by having a large group show at Land Gallery, and we asked a ton of our favorite artists to participate, and over 200 did.

Each artist sent us between one and six postcards, and we filled the walls of the gallery with their art. This is an original piece from that show.

We're donating all our proceeds from this show to Planned Parenthood and many of the artists have agreed to do the same.

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Carson Ellis is the award-winning author-illustrator of the picture books Home and Du Iz Tak?, the latter of which garnered a 2017 Caldecott Honor and E.B. White Read-Aloud Award.

She has illustrated many other books, including bestsellers The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart, The Composer Is Dead by Lemony Snicket, and The Wildwood Chronicles by Colin Meloy (who happens to be her husband).

Carson was awarded silver medals from the Society of Illustrators for her work on Wildwood Imperium and on Dillweed’s Revenge by Florence Parry Heide.

Her work has also appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Poetry Magazine, among others, and she’s the ill​ustrator-in-residence for Colin’s band, The Decemberists.

Carson lives on a farm in Oregon with Colin, their two sons, one cat, two llamas, two goats, one sheep, ten chickens, a family of barn owls and an unfathomable multitude of tree frogs.

Because there are over 500 postcards made of different mediums by different artists, we're unable to list the method used for creating the card. Some are ink, some are painting, others used different printing techniques like silkscreen — but each one is a unique work of art made by the artist just for this show. 

They're made on a commemorative postcard printed just for the show.

Each postcard was hung and displayed at the show using a single push-pin, so there is a tiny pin hole in the upper center of each piece.

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