Niko Courtelis is an award-winning creative director, graphic designer and filmmaker based in Portland, Oregon. He collects stamps, old typewriters and vintage perforating machines, and uses them to make artistamps, mail and correspondence art.

He is Design Director of World Stamp Show NY2016; current member of the American Philatelic Society, the Oregon Stamp Society, the International Union of Mail Artists, and a former member of the Board of Governors of The Collectors Club in New York City. Niko has a daughter and a three-legged turtle.


Postage Stamp Design



The book ‘Philatelic Atrocities’ is available here.

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