Gallery 800 Spotlights Legendary Production Designer Joel Schiller

Art Directors Guild’s Gallery 800 Presents “Schiller’s Art” Spotlighting Legendary Production Designer Joel Schiller

Art Directors Guild Gallery 800 (ADG, IATSE Local 800) will feature legendary Production Designer Joel Schiller in a special exhibit titled “SCHILLER’S ART” on Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Best known for his design contributions in such notable films as The Muppet Movie (Production Designer,1979), Lenny (Production Designer, 1974), Rosemary’s Baby (Art Director, 1968) and The Graduate (Assistant Production Designer, 1967), Schiller celebrates his 86th birthday as an established Art Director, Production Designer and artist on over 45 films. The exhibit and reception will feature pieces from Schiller’s ‘Lily’ and ‘International’ series, a hosted bar and refreshments. The public will have the opportunity to meet Schiller and preview his art The Exhibit will run through October 1, 2016.

Gallery 800, located in the heart of the Noho Arts District, showcases Guild members’ personal art in a series of shows throughout the year. These talented 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 600 ADG members have shown their artwork in the ongoing exhibitions.

Representing Gallery 800 are Abra Brayman, the new Curator of Gallery 800, and ADG Awards and Events Manager Debbie Patton. Gallery 800 (located at 5108 Lankershim Blvd. at the Historic Lankershim Arts Center in the heart of North Hollywood) is open Thursday -Friday: 12:00 -°© 8:00 p.m.; Saturday 2:00 -°© 8:00 pm; Sundays 12:00 -6:00p.m. For questions about the gallery or artwork, contact (818) 763-8052 or

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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