Production designer Mimi Gramatky has been elected president of the 2,000-member Art Directors Guild, IATSE, Local 800, for a three-year term, succeeding Thomas Walsh. Also elected for three-year terms are art director Jim Wallis as vice president, production designer Cate Bangs as treasurer, and art director Judy Cosgrove as secretary. Scott Roth will continue as the guild’s executive director.
Gramatky’s skills reach beyond production design into interior and landscape architecture, theater design, visual FX and animation, documentary filmmaking and teaching. She has been a member of the ADG board of directors and a past member of its council. Gramatky is a former member of the board of governors of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco State University.