Originally from Montana, Connie Dillon and her husband, Brian, have lived in Astoria since the spring of 2020, and the North Coast has not disappointed.

Dillon loves painting — landscapes, forests, old homes — and struck artistic gold in Astoria.

Astoria artist Connie Dillon

Astoria artist Connie Dillon stands with some of her work at the ARTstoria gallery downtown.

Gary Henley is a sports reporter for The Astorian. Contact him at 503-861-8493 or ghenley@dailyastorian.com.