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News: Oscar-Winning Art Director's Work to Showcase This Saturday

Gene Allen among Artists Showcased at "Landscapes" Opening Reception on Saturday, February 28

Last Updated: February 2, 2015 9:02 pm GMT

(North Hollywood, California--February 25, 2015) The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) Gallery 800 announces its second art exhibition of 2015, "Landscapes" featuring artwork from Oscar®-winning art director Gene Allen (My Fair Lady) and ADG president Mimi Gramatky.

"Avalon" by Gene Allen

Opening Reception 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Exhibit runs through March 28, 2015.


Artists include: Gene Allen, Barbara Dunphy, Barbara Johnson, Bill Anderson, Bridget Duffy, Chris Coakley, Christina Luchetta-Bingham, Corey Kaplan, Denis Olsen, Denny Howard, Jeff Skrimstad, Joel Schiller, John Sabato, Jourdan Henderson, Katie Bode, Kenneth Larson, Maye Osborne, Mark Snelgrove, Mimi Gramatky, Michael Denering, Monica Martinez-Olsen, Peter Davidson, Pete Graziano, Shawn Esposito, Todd Ritz and William Cervantes. Representing Gallery 800are Curator Denis Olsen andManager Debbie Patton.


GALLERY 800 at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center
5108 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA

The hosted reception will feature more than 60 original art pieces, a hosted bar, live music featuring the "Do Drop In" jazz trio and refreshments.

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Located in the heart of the famed NoHo Arts District, Gallery 800 showcases guild members' personal art in a series of shows throughout the year. These artists are leading Art Department professionals, who, through a combination of observation, passion and imagination, bring the writer's words and the director's vision to life in television and film. When not working as integral creative members of the entertainment community, they contribute to the fine art scene with their personal artwork. Since Gallery 800 opened its doors in March 2009, more than 420 ADG members have shown their artwork in the ongoing exhibitions. Gallery 800's mission is to promote the works of talented entertainment industry professionals, in an intimate venue, on a personal level. Gallery 800 hours are Thursday - Saturday 2pm - 8pm and Sunday 2pm - 6pm.

Future Exhibits Include (subject to change):
· Kinship & Family (April 11 - May 16)
· Three Artists You Should Know (June 6 - July 11)
· Antarctica (July 25 - August 29)
· Still Life & Storytelling (Sept. 19 - Oct. 24)
· Art Unites 9 (Nov. 7 - Dec. 12)

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The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents 2,300 members who work throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the world in film, television and theater as Production Designers; Art Directors; Assistant Art Directors; Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists; Illustrators and Matte Artists; Set Designers and Model Makers. Established in 1937, the ADG's ongoing activities include a Film Society, an annual Awards Banquet, a creative/technology community (5D: The Future of Immersive Design), a bimonthly craft magazine (Perspective) as well as extensive technology-training programs, figure drawing and other creative workshops and year-round Gallery 800 art exhibitions. The Guild's Online Directory/Website Resource is at