The Art of Amy Crehore

New: "Land of the Twisted Trees"© 2016 Amy Crehore (commission for Lang Leav)

"The Visitors" ©2016 Amy Crehore for the Blab! Show at Copro Gallery
Sept 10, 2016- Oct 1, 2016, Santa Monica, CA 

New: "Bathers on the Rocks" ©2106 Amy Crehore for 
LAX/ORD show curated by Thinkspace Gallery of L.A.
Opened Vertical Gallery, Chicago, IL (Sept 3, 2016)

New: "Four Bathers, Two Cats" ©Amy Crehore 2016, oil on linen 14" x 18"

"Moonflower Nocturne" ©Amy Crehore 2016 (private collection, Collectors Shangri-La)

NEWS: 3 new paintings by Amy Crehore were part of the 2015 group show in
Tokyo, Japan,"ephemeral-Territory of girls" at Jiro Miura Gallery. Press links:


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See more works in PAINTINGS sections of this website
Gallery 1, Gallery 2, Gallery 3
Also, newly added Illustration Archive and Illustration Bio

Amy Crehore is an award-winning professional artist who has exhibited her paintings in American galleries and museums 
since the late 1970s. In 2015, her paintings were shown in Tokyo, Japan. Her prints have been exhibited in Rome, Italy.
She has also illustrated for most of America's top magazines and a handful of well-known book publishers since 1991.

Exhibited fine art: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Richmond, VA), Portland Art Museum (OR), Museum of American Illustration (NYC), The Shore Institute of Contemporary Art (NJ,) Robert Berman Gallery (Santa Monica, CA), Jiro Miura Gallery (Tokyo, Japan), Thinkspace Gallery (L.A.), Roq la Rue Gallery (Seattle, WA), Copro Nason (Santa Monica, CA), Track 16 (Santa Monica, CA), Marianne Boesky (NYC), Last Rites (NYC), Ad Hoc Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), M Modern Gallery (Palm Springs & Las Vegas), Mark Murphy (Miami Basel, San Diego Comic-Con), Corey Helford Gallery (Culver City), Applegate Gallery (Santa Monica, CA), DNFA Gallery (Pasadena, CA), Outside-In Gallery (Los Angeles, CA), Mia Gallery (Seattle, WA), Marsh Gallery (Richmond, VA), Phillips Mill (New Hope, PA), Anderson Gallery (Richmond, VA), Gallery K (Washington, DC), 2nd Street gallery (Charlottesville, VA), Corvallis Arts Center (OR), Hult Center (OR), Mondo Bizzarro, (Rome, Italy), Parlor Gallery (Asbury Park, NJ).

Commissioned editorial illustration: The Atlantic Monthly, Blab!, Business Week, ESPN Magazine, Esquire, Forbes, GQ, The Harvard Review, The Los Angeles Times, MS., The New York Times, Outside, The Oxford American, Playboy, Prevention, Redbook, Rolling Stone, Texas Monthly, Utne Reader, Islands and many more top magazines.
Book covers for Simon and Schuster, Houghton Mifflin, Beacon Press, and a children's picture book for Mikaya Press.

Awards from WESTAF, Communication Arts, American Illustration, Society of Illustrators (NYC and L.A.), plus more.
Amy Crehore was a top art pick in the Village Voice July 2008 and Metromix L.A. Feb 2009. Inked Magazine ran a print feature with an interview of Amy Crehore Feb. 2009.
Amy is the creator of "Little Pierrot" and "Monkey Love" series paintings and "Tickler" ukuleles. Amy's "Dreamgirls and Ukes" solo show took place at Thinkspace in Los Angeles, CA. She has been regularly featured on Seen in Juxtapoz, Inked Magazine, American Illustration and Communication Arts Magazine. Matt Lauer featured her illustrative art on the Today Show and her double portrait of Jewel and Alanis Morrisette was chosen for Rolling Stone: The Illustrated Portraits book.