ART DIRECTORS GUILD Gallery 800 to Showcase SEYMOUR KLATE on Mar. 18


Opens Saturday, March 18 with a Hosted Reception

Last Updated: March 10, 2017 6:57 pm GMT
(Los Angeles, CA--March 10, 2017) Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) Gallery 800 announces its Drawing Down the Moon show featuring the art of Seymour Klate (1919 –1992) and 31 artists. The ADG is hosting the opening reception, free to the public, in the heart of the NoHo Arts District on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m, with live music by the Do Drop In jazz trio. The exhibit will run through June 3, 2017.

In addition to being a former President of the ADG and a governor of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Seymour Klate was a prominent television and movie Production Designer and Art Director best known for shows like Somewhere in Time, The Manchurian Candidate, North by Northwest, Cleopatra, Catch 22, The Buster Keaton Show, The Rosemary Clooney Show and Walter Winchell News. This is the first exhibition of his work since his death 25 years ago.

Other artists participating in the exhibition include Olga Arapova, Sam Avila, Pierre Bernard Jr., Sue Bielenberg, Katie Bode, Aprile Boettcher, Andrew Britton, Tim Burgard, Dan Caplan, Lindsay Carron, Scott Cumming, Michael Denering, Kristin duCharme, Nolan Fansler, Stefania Gallico, Carole Goldman, Dan Gonzales, Pete Graziano, Dee Hamaguchi, Seymour Klate, Catherine Koon, John Leverence, Tom Lisowski, Don Locke, Thomas Lucero, Luis Manuel Manriquez, Curtis Moore, Stasys Pinkus, Guille Robles, Alan Roderick-Jones, Alexa Schulz and Jeff Skrimstad.

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 their personal work to the fine art scene. Since Gallery 800 opened in March 2009, more than 700 ADG members have shown their artwork in the ongoing exhibitions.

Representing Gallery 800 are Curator Abra Brayman and Christian McGuire. Gallery 800 is located at 5108 Lankershim Blvd. at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center. For questions about the gallery or artwork, contact (818) 763-8052 or

Gallery 800 Hours:
Thursday - Saturday 2-8 p.m. Sunday 2-6 p.m.

Future 2017 Exhibits: (Subject to change)
June 17– Aug. 5 The Art of The Hollywood Backdrop/Scenic Art Show Aug.19 – Oct. 7 Little Bonfires (In Boundaried Spaces): A Multi-Media Group Show Oct. 21 – Dec. 9 Art Unites 11


The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents 2,500 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; and Previs Artists. 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); and 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 Connect with the Art Directors Guild and #Gallery800 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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