Tickler # 3: The Twitch Concert Ukulele was designed from scratch by Amy Crehore.
Lou Reimuller is the luthier who built this one-of-a-kind fine art musical instrument
with Amy's original painting and her uniquely designed features. LINK to more pictures and description. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy Crehore is an award-winning professional artist who has exhibited in galleries and museums in the USA,
Italy and Japan. She 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), 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 boingboing.net. 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.