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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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It's National Kazoo Day! Here's one of the songs we used to play (recorded in 1995):
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Dusting The Frets
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This musical instrument was designed from scratch by Amy Crehore and built by Lou Reimuller. It is one-of-a-kind. You will find more information at the bottom of the photo stream. (Click on image above...
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Disney quotes "The Art Spirit" by Robert Henri and four artists paint a tree from nature...so good
So turns out Disney artists are ridiculously talented. And also ridiculously stylish. Who shows up to paint wearing a suit?!
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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.  I'm not finished, but it's coming along well.  This is a quick ipad photo of th...
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This took a long time to realize, only the second uke that I actually designed from scratch. Much larger than a soprano uke, this concert uke has a deep & wide body and longer neck. See photos and read details here:
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Disney quotes "The Art Spirit" by Robert Henri and four artists paint a tree from nature...so good
So turns out Disney artists are ridiculously talented. And also ridiculously stylish. Who shows up to paint wearing a suit?!
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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
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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  Snake Tamer's Ditty (CLICK TO ENLARGE) by Amy Crehore  Basker's Cove b...
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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-changing skies.  I painted a few small skyscapes. I scanned one of them (shown here)...
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Fine Artist, Illustrator, Designer, Musician
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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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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

New Print Release: "Tomboy's Memory of Winter" by Amy Crehore
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Newly Released! limited edition, signed prints of "Tomboy's Memory of Winter" a 2014 painting by Amy Crehore (shown above). Also, "Rose Quar

Prickly Bear-hunting Outfit
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Siberian bear-hunting armor 1800s via @historicalpics (twitter) I have been busy painting all month and I will posting my finished painting

Neil Rodger, Painter 1941-2013
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Here is artist Neil Rodger's artist statement and I wholeheartedly agree: "I believe that pictures rarely benefit from commentary by the art

New Painting: Tomboy's Memory of Winter (by Amy Crehore)
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Here is my latest painting: "Tomboy's Memory of Winter" 12" x 14", oil on linen, 2014 Art of Amy Crehore Here are some details: Update: 7/2

Update- painting progress (Amy Crehore)
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Working on Arches oil painting paper, sketching out a composition idea for a new painting on linen. Using oil washes for this. Good news: my

Starting a new painting
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Sketching the shed in my backyard. This image will become part of a new composition for my next painting. Stay tuned and I will blog my prog

New Painting: Tomboy's Memory of Winter (by Amy Crehore)
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Here is my latest painting: "Tomboy's Memory of Winter" 12" x 14", oil on linen, 2014 Art of Amy Crehore Here are some details: Update: 7/2

Recap: Original Paintings by Amy Crehore
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"Gymnast's Memory of Fall" 2013 oil on linen by Amy Crehore 12" x 14" (sold) "Cloudy Day Blues" 2009 oil on wood by Amy Crehore 12" x 12" (s

Painter Karl Hofer's "The Record Player" 1939
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German expressionist painter Karl Hofer painted two versions of "The Record Player" in 1939 (shown above). He was labeled a degenerate artis

Violino Arpa, a most beautiful design
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Violino Arpa / Amoeba Shaped Violin, collection of the Danish Music Museum, Copenhagen

New painting - work in progress (by Amy Crehore)
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Here's a quick shot of my latest work in progress on my easel. Oil on linen. It's a winter painting inspired by a snowy week last December.