Dirt Cheap Magazine, Issue 10, 2009
Jetcomx Online, Interview, 2009
TIME Magazine, “Person of the Year”, Historical Art Publication, 2008
Resha Tidwell, “An Interview w/ Dillon, “review, Head to Hand (Spring), 2007
Jaime Ingle, “Familiar Faces with a Twist, “review, News-Democrat (June), 2006
Lyn Collier, “Roadside Gallery, “article, Summerlin View (November 16), 2005
Jerry Wilson, “Gallery Stage Benefit “article, Vegas Buzz (October 16), 2004
Jennifer Walsh, “Where Art Thou?, “article, Las Vegas Tribune (May 6), 2004
Also seen in Las Vegas Weekly and What’s On Las Vegas Guide, 2004
ERA Lounge, Pordenone, Italy, 2009 – Live DJ & showcased exhibit
Osteria Antico Burchiello, Pordenone, Italy, 2009 – Live band & showcased exhibit
DOIMO, Via Pordenone, 4, 33081, Aviano, Italy, 2008 – Live painting & showcased exhibit
Cafe Nuove, Via Mazzini, 1, 33170, Pordenone, Italy, 2008 – Live painting & showcased exhibit
Art in the Vineyard, Aviano, Italy, 2008 – Live painting & showcased exhibit
Primavera Bazaar, Aviano, Italy, 2008 – Live painting & showcased exhibit
Art & Luciano Bessich Wine Show, Aviano, Italy, 2008 – Friuli Region: “Wine in the Vineyard”
Primavera Bazaar, Aviano, Italy, 2007 – Live painting & showcased exhibit
The Viator Foundation, Las Vegas, NV, 2007 – Artwork Donation titled, “Glitz & Glamour”
The Governor French Academy, Belleville, IL, 2006 – Live painting & showcased exhibit, “An Evening with the Artist”
Fusion Street Festival, Belleville, IL, 2006 – Live painting & showcased exhibit, “Art & Wine Walk”
The Viator Foundation, Las Vegas, NV, 2006 – Artwork Donation titled, “La Dolce Vita”
Gallerie M, Manchester, MO, 2006 – Live painting & showcased exhibit
Broadway Center of Arts, Belleville, IL, 2006 – Live painting & showcased exhibit
Las Vegas Centennial, Las Vegas, NV, 2005-2007 – Two large murals on I-95 recognizing Las Vegas’ Centennial year
Painted portrait for actor/comedian Robin Williams
Designer & Illustrator for the U.S. Air Force
In 2005, celebrating The Las Vegas Centennial, Dillon was chosen by the city of Las Vegas to create a collection of murals
to be displayed on the sound walls of the I-95 Freeway in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Created portrait for Mayor Oscar Goodman of Las Vegas in observance to the city’s Centennial year. The meeting with the
Mayor led directly to painting for the city.
Painted live on the Las Vegas Strip in front of audiences.
Joined The Gallery Las Vegas in support of the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation by painting a rendition of Mona Lisa live.
Among the 300 guest were celebrities such as Robin Leach, Bill Acosta, News Channel 5, as well as entertainment by
master guitarist Robby Leblanc.
Donated artwork titled, “The Kiss Denied” for silent auction to benefit Hospice.
Commissioned to paint a large scale mural of the Coors Light logo on canvas live at the 2006 Coors Light Convention
in the Rio Hotel & Casino.
Commissioned to design and paint Italian themed landscape for a charity driven, members only organization (St. Viator Foundation)
for auction. The painting raised $1,000.
Painted live at the Fusion Street Festival in historic Downtown Belleville, IL.
Proposed to wife in front of private party during the unveiling of Dillon’s latest painting displaying the words, “Will You Marry Me?”
Sent “United in Grief” portraits to George Pataki (Governor of New York), Donald Rumsfeld (Secretary of Defense),
and George W. Bush (President of the United States) shortly after the 911 tragedy.
Delivered portrait of two-term Governor Jane D. Hull to the Arizona Office.
Created portrait of deceased rock musician, Kurt Cobain (front man of NIRVANA) for Arizona State Fair. Dillon used crayons as his medium.