(Los Angeles, California--February 20, 2015) The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) Gallery 800 announces its second art exhibition of 2015, "Landscapes,” opening Saturday, February 28, 2015 with a hosted reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 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. The public will have the opportunity to meet the artists and preview their art. The “Landscapes” reception will feature more than 60 original art pieces, a hosted bar, live music featuring the “Do Drop In” jazz trio and refreshments.
Artists participating in the exhibition include Gene Allen, Mike Denering, Bridget Duffy, Peter Davidson
and Pete Graziano
, among others. The “Landscapes” Exhibit will run through March 28, 2015.
“Avalon” by Gene Allen
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.
Representing Gallery 800
are Curator Denis Olsen and Manager Debbie Patton. Gallery 800’s mission is to promote the works of talented entertainment industry professionals, in an intimate venue, on a personal level. Gallery 800 is located at 5108 Lankershim Blvd. at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center in the heart of NoHo.
Gallery 800 Hours:
Thursday - Saturday 2-8 p.m.
Sunday 2-6 p.m.
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)
ABOUT THE ART DIRECTORS GUILD:
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 www.adg.org.