Opens Friday, July 25, 2014 with a Hosted Reception


The Art Directors Guild’s (IATSE Local 800) Gallery 800 announces its fifth art exhibition of 2014, “Tuesday Drawing,” opening Friday, July 25, 2014, with a hosted reception from 6 – 9:00 pm where the public will have the opportunity to mingle with the artists and preview their work. Located in the heart of the NoHo Arts District, Gallery 800 showcases ADG members’ art in a series of shows throughout the year. Gallery 800’s previous exhibitions – Three Artists You Should Know, Still Life, Valley Watercolor Society and The Old West & The New West – opened to industry and art enthusiasts’ acclaim.

The July 25 reception will feature artwork from the ADG’s Tuesday night figure drawing workshop. In addition, music, refreshments, a hosted bar and hors d’oeuvres will be served. For more information and to view the digital photo gallery, please visit the website at

ADG talented artists participating in this exhibition include:

• Thomas Taylor, Senior Set Designer – “Gangster Squad” and “Hangover 3”
• Tom Lisowski, Art Director – “The Magic of Belle Isle” and “Meeting Evil”
• Danelle Davenport, Senior Illustrator – “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Winter’s Tale”

These artists are leading Production Design 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 Coordinator 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, North Hollywood, CA 91601.

Gallery 800 Hours: Thursday – Saturday 2:00-8:00 pm,
Sunday 2:00-6:00 pm

For more information, please visit the Gallery 800 website:
Twitter: @ADG800

Future 2014 Exhibits Include (subject to change):

September 13 – October 18 Three Artists You Should Know:
John Moffitt, Stan Olexowicz, Robert Houghtaling
November 1 – December 20 Art Unites 8: An Eclectic Mix of Art and Artists’ Work

About the Art Directors Guild:
The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents nearly 2,000 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; and 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); 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