The Art of Amy Crehore

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Amy Crehore 


EXHIBITIONS:

2015 To be announced: participation in exhibition in Tokyo, Japan

2012 Mondo Bizzarro International Group Show, Salerno, Italy
Kingdom Animalia Show, Roq La Rue event, Anaheim Hills, CA

2011 Sea No Evil Benefit Art Show, Riverside Auditorium, Riverside, CA
Alternative Café Gallery, New Brow Show, Seaside, CA
Marianne Boesky Gallery, Buy What You Love Show, NYC
Last Rites Gallery, Song of the Sirens Show, NYC
Last Rites Gallery, Dark Pop 3 Show, NYC

2010 99% Gallery, The New Order Show, Brooklyn, NY
Last Rites Gallery, Dark Pop 2 Show, NYC
Mondo Bizzarro Gallery, Prints Show, Rome Italy

2009 Thinkspace Gallery, SOLO SHOW, Dreamgirls and Ukes,Los Angeles, CA  Mark Murphy Art Show, Comic-Con, San Diego, CA
The Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, Pop Surrealism Show,
Long Branch, NJ
POVevolving Gallery, Movers and Shakers Show, Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA

2008 Gen Art Vanguard New Contemporary Art Fair, Art Basel -
Thinkspace and Mark Murphy Design, Miami, FLA
Ad Hoc Gallery, Five Identities, Five Destinations (7 paintings), NYC
Hard Rock Hotel/M Modern, Crimes on Canvas, Las Vegas, NV
M Modern Gallery, Anniversary Show, Palm Springs, CA
Iona College Gallery, Deep Pop Show, New Rochelle, NY

2007 Art Now Fair, Know Exhibition, Art Basel, Miami, FLA
Robert Berman Gallery, Green Show, Santa Monica, CA
Finkbuilt Gallery, Crankbait! Show, Seattle, WA
Portland Art Museum, Art Benefit for Literacy, Portland, OR
Corey Helford Gallery, Literartistry Show, Culver City, CA
Roq La Rue Gallery, Venus Show, Seattle, WA
Corey Helford Gallery, Charity-by-Numbers, Culver City, CA

2006 M Modern Gallery, Women with Issues Show, Palm Springs, CA
CoproNason Gallery, 2nd“Blab!” Art Show (8 paintings), 
Santa Monica, CA
Applegate Gallery, Summer Show (3 paintings), Santa Monica, CA
Applegate Gallery, Aces Show (7 paintings), Santa Monica, CA
Roq La Rue Gallery, Sweetest Taboo Show, Seattle, WA
Roq La Rue Gallery, The Everafter Show, Seattle, WA
M Modern Gallery, Blonde Bombshell Show, Palm Springs, CA

2005 Track 16 Gallery, 1st “Blab!” Art Show (3 paintings),
  Santa Monica, CA

2004 Museum of American Illustration, Award Show, NYC
Arty Party Show, Group Show, Portland, OR
DIVA Gallery, Salon Group Show, Eugene, OR

2003 RSVP “Dreams” Show, Museum of American Illustration, NYC

2002 DNFA Gallery, SILA National Show, Pasadena, CA
RSVP “Hot” Show, Museum of American Illustration, NYC
Corvallis Arts Center, 32nd Juried Show, Corvallis, OR

1998 Maude Kerns Art Center, Group Show, Eugene, OR

1995 Mayor’s Art Show, Hult Center, Eugene, OR

1993 Portland Art Museum, “Crosscut” Exhibition (3 paintings, 
Portland, OR
Mayor’s Art Show, Hult Center, Eugene, OR

1992 Corvallis Arts Center 22nd Juried Show, Corvallis, OR
Mayor’s Art Show, Hult Center, Eugene, OR

1991 Corvallis Arts Center 21st Juried Show, Corvallis, OR- 
Best of Show Award
Mayor’s Art Show, Hult Center, Eugene, OR
Mia Gallery, Representation, Seattle, WA

1990 Outside-In Gallery, Representation, Los Angeles, CA
Corvallis Arts Center 20th Juried Show, Corvallis, OR

1989 Zone Gallery, Invitational Show,  Eugene, OR

1986 Phillips Mill 57th Annual, New Hope, PA, First Patrons Award

1985 Governor’s Art Awards Week, Painting Demonstration,
Thalhimer’s, Richmond, VA
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Sales Gallery 1979-85

1984 Biograph Gallery, SOLO SHOW, Richmond, VA

1982 Biograph Gallery, SOLO SHOW, Richmond, Va

1981 Gallery K, Invitational Group Show, Washington, DC

1980 City Hall Inaugural Exhibit, Virginia Beach, VA
Inner City Invitational, Richmond, VA
Marsh Gallery, 2-Person Show, University of Richmond, VA

1979 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Artist Biennial, Richmond, VA
Second Street Gallery, National Drawing Show, Charlottesville, VA

1978 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Photography Biennial, Richmond, VA
Second Street Gallery, National Drawing Show, Charlottesville, VA

1976 Anderson Gallery, National Drawing Show, Richmond, VA

AWARDS:

2005 Selected Award, American Illustration 24,
10 paintings selected, Amilis Publishing, NYC

2004 Society of Illustrators Annual 46, Museum of American Illustration, NYC
Chosen Award, American Illustration 23, Amilis Publishing, NYC

2003 Selected Award, American Illustration 22, Amilis Publishing, NYC

2002 Award of Excellence, Communication Arts Annual, Menlo Park, CA
Merit Award, SILA, Los Angeles, CA
Chosen Award, American Illustration 21, Amilis, NYC

2001 Merit Award, SILA, Los Angeles, CA

2000 Top 100, Rolling Stone: The Illustrated Portraits, Chronicle Books, S.F., CA

1998 Award of Excellence, Communication Arts Annual, Menlo Park, CA

1996 Award of Excellence, Communication Arts Annual, Menlo Park, CA

1995 Award of Excellence, Communication Arts Annual, Menlo Park, CA

1994 Honorable Mention, WESTAF/NEA Regional Fellowship in painting

1993 Crosscut Show, Oregon Artists, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

1991 Best of Show Award, Corvallis Arts Center, 22nd Juried, Corvallis, OR

1986 First Patrons Award, Phillips Mill 57th Juried, New Hope, PA

1979 Virginia Artists, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

1978 Virginia Photographers, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

COMMISSIONS

1991-present Paintings commissioned for top magazine and book publishers:
Atlantic Monthly, Blab!, Business Week, ESPN/Disney, Esquire, Forbes, GQ, Guideposts,
Harvard Business Review, Internet World, Islands, Kiplinger’s, Los Angeles Times, MS,
New York Times, Outside, Oxford American, Parenting, Prevention, Playboy, Redbook,
Rolling Stone, Texas Monthly, Utne Reader, Working Mother, Houghton Mifflin, Scholastic,
Simon & Schuster, Mikaya Press  and many more. Illustrations featured on the Today Show.


PUBLICATIONS

2009 Featured in February issue of INKED Magazine, article/interview, “Instrumental Art”, NYC
Featured as Top Arts Pick, Metromix Magazine Feb issue, “Dreamgirls and Ukes” Solo Show, Los Angeles, CA
Lexikon der phantastischen Künstler by Gerhard Habarta, New Surreal Artists Encyclopedia, Vienna, Austria
Juxtapoz Magazine, 20 Questions, website interview, S.F., CA
Fine Art Prints edition: Cloudy Collection , Idaho (letterpress)

2008 Featured as Top Arts Pick, Village Voice Newspaper, July issue, Ad Hoc Gallery Show, NYC
Fine Art Prints editions: Pressure Printing, Denver, CO

2005-present Internet interviews and features:
Boing Boing, Cool Hunting, ArtNYC, Monovita Magazine,
Juxtapoz Magazine, Sadie Magazine, Paintalicious, Lost in E Minor,
Rumpus, Format, Architects & Artisans, and many more.

1995-2005 Featured in anthology and award books:
Rolling Stone: The Illustrated Portraits, Chronicle Books (2000)
American Illustration (2003,2005), Communication Arts Illustration Annual 
(1995, 1996, 1998, 2002), Illustrators 46 (2004)
                              
COLLECTIONS

Jann Wenner, Founder of Rolling Stone, NYC, Mark Frauenfelder, Founder of Boing Boing, CA,
Audrey Wells, Film Director, Hollywood, CA, Connie Porter, Author, VA,
Stefan Lessard of Dave Matthews Band, Michael Faudet/Lang Leav (authors) NZ,
Gary Baseman (artist) Hollywood and many other private collections.


EDUCATION B.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA