"In or Out"

"Machine Sanctuaries"

2020 Events


until 2021:



Con on the Cob

for SALE


Acceptance Mark
To Appalachian Death Ride


Welcome to Dark Lantern Studios and Escapist Art Laboratories, home of multi-media artist and illustrator CNDillon! This website is designed as a sort of virtual tour. Follow your curiosity, instincts, and the pointing hand that indicates links. Watch for hints and clues along the way. Gallery exhibits are straight ahead through the main door. Have fun!
This is the official website of Cleveland, Ohio-based Dark Lantern Studios, Escapist Art Laboratories, and artist Christopher Dillon, also known as "CNDillon, Chris Dillon, or Nazz. CNDillon creates paintings, drawings, illustrations, graphic designs, murals, public art, wood carvings, costumes, masks, photographs, cartoons, sets, props, and found-object sculptures. Many of the images are based in science fiction, fantasy, supernatural, pyschedelia, surrealism, animals and nature. Christopher Dillon composes and records music and sound effects. He plays drums, bass, and keyboards. CNDillon also shoots, edits, and processes video. Artwork is available online from the Company Store commerce page. Please check out our art galleries and have fun exploring the site!

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