Associate Art Director
Amy Martin designs, draws, and assigns photography and illustration for Portland Monthly.
Her own illustration work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, Fast Company, GOOD, Tin House, Bitch, and McSweeney’s; in campaigns for Rock the Vote, Obama for America, and Cover Oregon; and on posters for Death Cab for Cutie, Sufjan Stevens, St. Vincent, and 826LA.
Amy also writes and illustrates picture books, including Symphony City (McSweeney’s, 2011). She almost worked at both Tiger Beat and Cat Fancy before moving from Los Angeles to Portland. She is clinically Midwestern and will totally help you move.
Why Portland’s Growth Might Not Be Something to Fear
Portland Is Changing Faster Than You Can Believe
Four Portland Luminaries and One Transplanted Former Leader Tell Us What Our City Needs to Do
Why Travel Writing Is the Worst Awesome Job Ever
Explore Ice Caves in Whistler
Golf Bandon Dunes
Journey Back in Time in Eastern Oregon
Surf ’n’ Soak in Tofino
Conquer the Wallowas
Why Portland’s Comfort Food Haunts Are More Important Than Its Hottest Restaurants
The Wide World of Comfort (or, We’re All Gonna Die Anyway)
Making A Case for “Chrysalis Time”
Is This The Perfect College For the 21st Century?
Why a Rainy Fall Feels Extra Necessary in Portland This Year
GIVE US YOUR CALIFORNIANS
Why Portland Needs As Many Californians As We Can Get
LONG LIVE THE KING
Why King Burrito Is Still North Portland’s Greatest Burrito Joint (After 20 Years)
Will the New Wordstock Literary Festival Charm Portland Readers?
Climate Change and the Willamette Valley—What Should We Worry About? What Should We Do?
A LIFE AGAINST DEATH