The Art Directors Guild’s Gallery 800 announced that it new exhibit, “Art Unites 8: An Eclectic Mix of Art and Artists’ Works” will open Nov. 1 with a hosted reception from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Gallery 800 showcases guild members’ personal art in a series of shows throughout the year.
In keeping with the spirit of “Art Unites,” Gallery 800 is including the personal work of members from IATSE Local 729 Motion Picture Set Painters & Sign Writers Guild and SDSA, Set Decorators Society of America, in the exhibit.
The Art Unites 8 reception will feature more than 100 original art pieces, live music featuring the Do Drop In jazz trio, refreshments and complimentary valet parking.
Artists participating in the exhibition include Lynda Burbank, set decorator for Mike and Molly, 2 Broke Girls, According to Jim and Less Than Perfect; Lilie Garofalo, painter for Annabelle; Eric Jeon, assistant art director for Married and The Woman, model maker for Family Tree and graphic designer for Victorious; Brandy Alexander-Kern, production designer for Happily Divorced, Dexter, One on One and Thirtysomething; Ken Larson, set designer for Lucky Stiff, The Guilt Trip, American Horror Story, The Polar Express and Collateral Damage; Kimberly Lyons, scenic artist for Wipeout, Killer Karaoke, Capture and Fear Factor; Meagen Minnaugh, graphic designer for Suburgatory, Weeds and Outsourced; and Jeff Skrimstad, Emmy Award-winning graphic designer for NFL, Super Bowl XXXIX, NASCAR, MLB and background assistant on American Pop.
When not working as creative members of the entertainment community, these artists 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.
Art Unites 8 will run through Dec. 20.