Christel Dillbohner’s work is a reflection of the times we live in. Her paintings and site-specific installations reference natural and geographical phenomena, capturing atmospheric shifts and moody landscapes with lyrical elegance. Through her exploration of pressing contemporary issues such as global instability and climate disruption, Dillbohner’s work offers a contemplation of the transient nature of our world and the threats facing it.
Dillbohner studied painting at the Kölner Werkschule (Cologne School of Fine Art) in Cologne, Germany. Her work is included in numerous permanent collections, including the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California, the Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, California, the Achenbach Foundation of Graphic Arts, San Francisco, California, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California, and the Nagoya Women’s College, Nagoya, Japan. She is represented by Don Stoker Contemporary Art, San Francisco, California, Chris Winfield Gallery, Carmel, California, Stewart Gallery, Boise, Idaho and Gallery Hirawata, Fujisawa, Japan. She currently lives and works in California.