Pt. 2 Gallery’s latest offering is titled DIM, a solo exhibition of paintings by Bay Area-based artist Cannon Dill. The show features a focused body of work loosely highlighting memorable moments of Dill’s experiences throughout Oakland.
Dill’s paintings range from exterior abstractions of corner stores to beautifully bleak landscapes taken from fuzzy memories of his life living in Oakland. The work is playful but serious, radiating an immensely consistent color palette which brings the viewer into Dill’s personal narrative. While the content remains very direct, the loose painterly application gives an addicting quality that keeps the viewer wanting to visually dissect the many layers of the story.
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