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.

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Climate Change and the Willamette Valley—What Should We Worry About? What Should We Do? 

Leading thinkers expound on the region's climatic transformation.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/07/2015
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Meet the Man Battling to Abolish Executions in Oregon

As the national debate on capital punishment shifts, Ron Steiner continues his fight.

  • By Rachel Saslow
  • Published 09/21/2015
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Gadgets, Rubs, Tinctures, and Other Highlights from Oregon's New Weed Economy

This month’s hottest locally made goods—the weed edition!

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 09/21/2015
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To Halloween, or Not to Halloween—That is the Question

Our executive editor meditates on the challenges of the ghostly season when it comes to magazine making.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 09/21/2015
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The Radical XOXO Conference Thinks It Knows the Secret to Great Ideas: Get More Women

How the globally acclaimed, Internet-focused festival earned its reputation as inclusive, moving, and oh so Portland.

  • By Laura Hudson
  • Published 08/24/2015
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Recapping Pickathon 2015—in Photos!

From a soulful Leon Bridges to Sinkane's sweaty psychadelia; from tUnE-yArDs' heart-pounding hypnotism to JD McPerson's retro rockabilly, Pickathon filled our ears, souls—and bellies—with delights. And we've got the pics to prove it.

  • By Samuel Hunt, Andrea Tomasi, Brendan Duggan, Amy Martin, Allison Jones, and Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/03/2015
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11 Infographics that Explain Portland Better than Portlandia

Maps, charts, and graphs that reveal our city's past, present, and future.

  • By Amy Martin and Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/21/2015
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What Portland Would Look Like as an Independent Country

We asked our readers to vote on how our city would operate as a sovereign nation. Here's what we found (all hail the barter economy!)

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/20/2015
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Charting the Unlikely Rise of Oregon Football

Recruiting secrets, failed mascots, and infamous games of the UO Ducks.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 07/20/2015
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Why Portland Monthly Staffers Drove Over 3000 Miles this Month

...all in the pursuit of the ultimate Northwest trails.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 07/20/2015
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Are Lab-Grown Teeth the Key to Dentistry's Future?

With skull scans and DNA checkups, OHSU's dentistry school is making us say "awe."

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 07/20/2015
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How One Woman Transformed Primary Care with a Single Question

These magic words are changing the way doctors treat women's health.

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 07/13/2015
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The Portland Lawyers Who Patent Uncle Sam's Medical Breakthroughs

Meet the locals who safeguard the government's cutting-edge discoveries.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/13/2015
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A Portland-Led Approach to Transgender Health Care

Local doctors are reshaping how medicine approaches transgender kids and adults.

  • By Hannah Wallace
  • Published 07/13/2015
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Three Locals Transforming Medicine and Research in Portland

A designer, a food-as-medicine proponent, and an immunologist talk groundbreaking changes in their fields.

  • By Jennifer Abbasi, Hannah Wallace, and Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/13/2015
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Zombie Vaccines! How PSU Is Leveraging Undead Viruses to Cure Diseases

Local virologists turn to silica to create a new wave of shots.

  • By Jennifer Abbasi
  • Published 07/13/2015
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Bringing Surf-Ready Waves to the Northwest's Rivers

A Portland surfer seeks the perfect swell, miles from the ocean.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 07/13/2015
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Under Armour is Coming to Portland to Challenge Nike, Adidas, and Columbia

How a Baltimore upstart is taking on Portland's sportswear titans with a new Northwest hub.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 06/22/2015
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What Could Oregon Possibly Know About Making Good Beer?

Our associate editor reflects on 10 years of the Oregon craft beer revolution.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 06/22/2015
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Sufjan Stevens Brings It Home in Portland

Sufjan Stevens' transportive performance at the Schnitz took the audiences through stages of grief to find the joy beyond.

  • By Amy Martin
  • Published 06/11/2015
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