The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) Gallery 800 presents “Three Artists You Should Know” exhibit opening Saturday, June 20, 2015 with a hosted reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Gallery 800 will present artwork from Production Designer Corey Kaplan (Scandal), Oscar®-winning Production Designer Gene Allen (My Fair Lady) and Scenic Artist Stasys Pinkus (82nd Academy Awards).
Corey Kaplan is currently the Production Designer for ABC’s hit series Scandal. Her previous work includes Cold Case and The X Files, which earned her two Emmy® nominations and two Art Directors Guild ‘Excellence in Production Design’ Awards. Production Designer Gene Allen won an Academy Award® for his work on My Fair Lady (1964) and received two Oscar nominations for A Star Is Born (1954) and Les Girls (1957). Allen later went on to serve as President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (1983-1985) and also as Executive Director of the Art Directors Guild. Stasys Pinkus’s work as a Scenic Artist for the past 30 years has included the Academy Awards, the Jimmy Kimmel Live show, billboards at Universal Studios and backdrops, murals and portraits for most major Hollywood studios.
Located in the heart of the famed NoHo Arts District, Gallery 800’s mission is to promote the works of talented entertainment industry professionals in a series of shows throughout the year. The hosted reception will feature live music, hosted bar and appetizers. Gallery hours are Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m.- 6 p.m.