The Art of Amy Crehore

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

"The Visitors" ©2016 Amy Crehore, Blab! Show

"Bathers on the Rocks" ©2106 Amy Crehore

"Four Bathers, Two Cats" © 2016 Amy Crehore

"Moonflower Nocturne" ©Amy Crehore 2016 (Collectors Shangri-La commission)

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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More works in PAINTINGS sections of this website
Gallery 1, Gallery 2, Gallery 3
Also, newly added Illustration Archive (sampling) and Illustration Bio
You may buy prints using the PRINTS tab above and the drop down menu. 
NEW! SHOP section offering unframed drawings and original art from Amy's flat files,
previously unseen paintings from Amy's illustration career and other collectible items.
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Dec. 2016- Amy's prints were featured in Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea's  
Christmas Circus Show in Milan, Italy.
Amy will be showing more paintings in Milan in May 2017 and Tokyo, Japan in Sept. 2017.
Stay tuned!

Amy Crehore is an award-winning artist who has exhibited her paintings in galleries and museums since the late 1970s. 
In 2015, her paintings were shown in Tokyo, Japan. In 2017, Amy will exhibit paintings in Milan, Italy and Tokyo, Japan.
Since 1991, Amy has also illustrated for most of America's top magazines and a handful of well-known book publishers.

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), Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea (Milan, Italy), 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), Vertical Gallery (Chicago, IL).

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.