The Art of Amy Crehore
ILLUSTRATION
Amy Crehore has been a long-time editorial illustrator for most of America's top magazines,
as well as a fine art painter. Playboy and Esquire were the first "big" magazines to hire
her. That was in 1991. Since then, other illustration clients have included: The Atlantic Monthly, Blab!,
Business Week, ESPN Magazine, Forbes, GQ, Islands, Kiplinger's, The Los Angeles Times, MS.,
The New York Times, Outside, Prevention, Redbook, Rolling Stone, Texas Monthly and Utne Reader.
Playboy magazine hired her regularly for 12 years (1991-2003).

Amy also painted book covers for Simon and Schuster, Houghton Mifflin, and Beacon Press.
She illustrated an entire childrens' picture book for Mikaya Press.
Matt Lauer featured a couple of her illustrations on the Today Show travel segment.

Amy Crehore has won awards from American Illustration, Communication Arts,
Society of Illustrators NYC and L.A.

Amy Crehore's double portrait of Jewel and Alanis Morrisette (1998) was
one of only 100 illustrations featured in this anthology (2000 Chronicle Books).
Rolling Stone purchased her original art.




Below is a newer illustration for "The Magazine" (a book cover for an anthology 2014)
showing "mock up" of the cover next to the original painting on wood 14" x 18 3/8".
 







Some issues of top magazines that Amy was hired to do illustrations
for (1991-2008) are shown below:



Playboy hired her regularly for 12 years to illustrate all kinds of topics (1991 thru 2003):

A story by Robert Stone was illustrated by Amy Crehore in the Feb 1992 issue of Esquire:

Example of a Playboy spread that Amy illustrated (Jan 1992),  A photo of Amy Crehore
is shown in the middle of the Playbill (contributors for that issue):


Example below shows original oil on canvas, issue of magazine NYT 9/29/96
and printed page with article by Garrison Keillor. See more examples in "Illustration Archive".