Dillon Froelich is the embodiment of a multidisciplinary artist.

An illustrator, designer and animator teeming with creative energy, Los Angeles-based artist Dillon Froelich graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 2015 with a BFA in Industrial Design.

Since then, Froelich, who has lived in Sausalito and currently resides in Los Angeles, has been creating abstract paintings that exaggerate characters from his illustrations, explore absurdist narratives and reference his third culture upbringing in South Florida. Froelich also enjoys recording moments, memories, objects and people in his drawings.and his studio specializes in animation, illustration and product design. He is a background layout artist on The Simpsons and his select clients include ViceOffice HoursStanceDisneyVolcomDeathwishGiphy and Coffee House Press.

Froelich is set to show his work on the walls of the Mill Valley Chamber’s space at 85 Throckmorton Ave., including a reception on Tuesday, Dec. 6, as part of the Mill Valley Arts Commission’s First Tuesday Artwalk (5:30-7:30pm). Aside from the First Tuesday Artwalk, the Chamber’s office is open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 12-4pm.

Froelich’s work being showcased at the Chamber, Love and Peace and Peace Signs, features drawings and paintings by Dillon Froelich from 2020 to 2022, from Sausalito and LA. The collection explores the reduction of times, places and experiences into simplified icons, which Froelich abstracts alongside exaggerated characters in landscapes of expressive, nonlinear narratives:

The Most Secure Heartbreak Center in South Florida, 2022, 19.5″ x 25.5″ 
gouache, graphite, watercolor on paper.
The Bengals Became the Zebras, 2022
19.5″ x 25.5,” craypas on paper.
Superpower, 2021
30″ x 40,” acrylic, graphite, grease pencil, oil stick, spray paint on linen.


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