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New Painting: The Soaking Room ©2015 Amy Crehore, oil on linen, 10" x 8" click to enlarge The Art of Amy Crehore
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 The Waiting Room ©Amy Crehore 2015 10" x 8" oil on linen   Back Scratch Parlor©Amy Crehore 2015 10" x 8" oil on linen The Window©Amy Crehore  2015 oil on linen 10" x 8" PLEASE CLICK ON IMAGES TO SEE ENLARGED VERSION ...
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My paintings will be in an upcoming gallery show- Parlor Gallery,
Asbury Park NJ:
I'm excited to announce that 3 paintings of mine (shown below) will be on exhibit at Parlor Gallery, 717 Cookman Ave. Asbury Park, NJ opening Sat., May 2, 2015 from 7-11pm. The show runs thru June 7th. I have not shown these ...
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If you have been following my instagram , you may have  seen my latest works in progress.  I sketched an intuitive piece in pencil first.  Then I did a drawing in conte crayon (not yet finished) and  moved on to oil on li...
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Here's a great link for Victorian Christmas cards - "Frog Murder and Boiled Children" at bbc.com LINK I've been looking at Victorian illustration for a very long time. You can probably see some influence in my work...
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I am a long-time illustrator and painter who has been featured on boingboing.net numerous times in the past. You may recognize my artwork from their wonderful blog. I am grateful to them for believing in me since 2005. Love, Amy
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Illustration from 1810 poking fun at bonnets that poke Wikimedia commons has pages of portraits of women and girls in art history categorized by the color of their dress. I found this image in "Females with pink dresses...
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Here are some issues of big magazines that hired me for illustration work.  These are from 1991 thru 2008.  I generally sent my original painted illustrations to the magazines  and they would return them via fed ex after t...
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Here's my painting finished. It's 8" x 10" oil on linen. Click image to enlarge.  I'm calling it "Waiting Room". ©Amy Crehore 2015 The Art of Amy Crehore 
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Exhibited fine art with:Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Portland Art Museum (OR), Museum of American Illustration (NYC), Shore Institute of Contemporary Art (NJ), Marianne Boesky (NYC), Robert Berman Gallery (Santa Monica, CA), Thinkspace Gallery (L.A., Miami Basel), Roq la Rue (Seattle, WA), Copro Nason (Santa Monica, CA), Track 16 (Santa Monica, CA), Ad Hoc Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), Last Rites (NYC), M Modern Gallery (Palm Springs and Las Vegas), Mark Murphy (Miami Basel, San Diego, Santa Monica) 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, D.C.), 2nd Street Gallery (Charlottesville, VA), Corvallis Arts Center (OR), Hult Center (OR), etc.

Award-winning illustrator featured in:The Atlantic Monthly, Blab!, Business Week, ESPN Magazine, Esquire, Forbes, GQ, The Los Angeles Times, MS., The New York Times, Outside, Playboy, Prevention, Redbook, Rolling Stone, and Texas Monthly and many more top magazines.
Book covers with Simon and Schuster, Houghton Mifflin, etc.

Articles/interviews about Amy's art: Inked Magazine, Juxtapoz, BoingBoing, Village Voice,  Metromix L.A. and more

Awards from WESTAF, Communications Arts, American Illustration, Society of Illustrators (NYC and L.A.) and more.


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Newest Painting "Four Bathers, Two Cats" by Amy Crehore 2016
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Four Bathers, Two Cats by ©Amy Crehore 2016 oil on linen 14" x 18" The Art of Amy Crehore

New Painting "Moonflower Nocturne" (by Amy Crehore)
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This one is small, yet detailed. 8" x 10" oil on linen 2016 "Moonflower Nocturne" by Amy Crehore (private collection Collector's Shangri-La)

A Victorian Christmas to Die For
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Here's a great link for Victorian Christmas cards - "Frog Murder and Boiled Children" at bbc.com LINK I've been looking at Victorian illustr

Originals and prints (Amy Crehore)
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Amy Crehore in the studio, August 2015, photograph ©Raleigh Powell Have a look at my website if interested in original paintings and prints.

Instagram contest: Catalog + postcard from my Tokyo show
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I was part of an exhibit at Jiro Miura Gallery in Tokyo, Japan a couple of months ago called "ephemeral-Territory of Girls". Shown above is

Depictions of Females in Art (sorted by the color of their dresses)
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Illustration from 1810 poking fun at bonnets that poke Wikimedia commons has pages of portraits of women and girls in art history categorize

Painting Progress (by Amy Crehore)
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Here are some unfinished, new works on my easel (click to enlarge). I've been steadily making progress on them. I have been posting lots of

Drawing Progress (Amy Crehore)
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Four Bathers and Two Cats 2015 Pencil drawing © Amy Crehore I'm working on some new things. Here's a new pencil drawing. This will become a

My paintings for "ephemeral" group exhibit, Tokyo, Japan (Amy Crehore)
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The Waiting Room ©Amy Crehore 2015 10" x 8" oil on linen Back Scratch Parlor©Amy Crehore 2015 10" x 8" oil on linen The Window©Amy Crehore 2

My group exhibit in Tokyo, Japan opens July 25, 2015
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Shojono Ryouiki painting by Shiori Matsumoto I will be sending 3 new works to Tokyo, Japan for an exhibit called "ephemeral ~ Territory of g

New works -progress shots (Amy Crehore)
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Working on a new canvas based on an earlier gouache (Back Scratch Parlor). Also a new pastel drawing of similar image. Here are some progres

Magazine Illustrations (Amy Crehore)
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Here are some issues of big magazines that hired me for illustration work. These are from 1991 thru 2008. I generally sent my original paint

New Painting, "Waiting Room" by Amy Crehore 2015
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Here's my painting finished. It's 8" x 10" oil on linen. Click image to enlarge. I'm calling it "Waiting Room". ©Amy Crehore 2015 The Art of

Sorting through Archives (Illustration)
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Stacks of Playboy Magazines from 1991 - 2002 that my illustrations are published in. Here's an example of an illustration I did for Esquire

Starting new work
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If you have been following my instagram , you may have seen my latest works in progress. I sketched an intuitive piece in pencil first. Then

Presenting Tickler # 3: "Twitch" Concert Ukulele designed by Amy Crehore...
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You will find more information at the bottom of the photo stream and some links. (Click on image above to enlarge) Presenting the Tickler #3

A New Painting, Bathers' Club by Amy Crehore 2014
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Bathers' Club 2014, 12" x 14" oil on linen by Amy Crehore (click on image to enlarge) The Art of Amy Crehore

Collectors: Amy Crehore Original Artwork Available
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Deja Vu Waltz (CLICK TO ENLARGE) by Amy Crehore Song of the Sea by Amy Crehore Dirty Blond by Amy Crehore A Little Escapade by Amy Crehore S

New work in progress by Amy Crehore
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(Above: new work in progress by Amy Crehore, oil on linen, unfinished) Here's a look at my progress of a new painting featuring pink poppies

Oregon Skies
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Oregon Sky #2 1988, oil on canvas, by Amy Crehore 11" x 14" When I first moved to Oregon from the east coast, I was struck by the ever-chang