Debi van Zyl

CV

2018

Andy Warhol: Cowboys and Indians;
Billy Schenck: Myth of the West

Graphic Design
Briscoe Western Art Museum
San Antonio, TX
with Annex Design Services

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Exhibit and Graphic Design
Skirball Cultural Center
Los Angeles, CA

¡Ya Basta! The East L.A. Walkouts and the
Power of Protest

Graphic Design
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
Los Angeles, CA
with Emma Thorne-Christy

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited
Reconfiguration of traveling exhibition from Museum of the Moving Image; design of Gallery Guide
Skirball Cultural Center
Los Angeles, CA


Sculpture Garden and Campus Wayfinding
Graphic Design and Project Management
Briscoe Western Art Museum
San Antonio, TX

Destino San Antonio
Exhibit and Graphic Design
Briscoe Western Art Museum
San Antonio, TX
with Annex Design Services
 

Phase II: Oil in the Santa Barbara Channel
Development, Exhibit, and Graphic Design
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
Santa Barbara, CA

2017

Paul Simon: Words and Music
Exhibit and Graphic Design
Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
 

Catlin's North American Indian Portfolio
Exhibit and Graphic Design
Briscoe Western Art Museum
San Antonio, TX
with Annex Design Services

 

America's Shakespeare: The Bard
Goes West

Exhibit Design
Los Angeles Library Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
with Annex Design Services

 

Gail and Barry Berkus Children's Gallery Renovation
Exhibition and Graphic Design
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum,
Santa Barbara, CA

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution
Exhibition and Graphic Design
Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

Transpacific Ties: Bridging Hong Kong and Los Angeles Through Art
Exhibition Design
Chinese American Museum,
Los Angeles, CA

The Honda Disaster: Portraits of Tragedy and Courage
Media Production, Exhibit Design and Graphics
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum,
Santa Barbara, CA

 

Point Conception: Cape Horn of the Pacific
Exhibit Design and Graphics
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum,
Santa Barbara, CA

 

Junípero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions     
Graphic Design
Huntington Library and Gardens,
San Marino, CA


 

Origins: The Birth and Rise of Chinese American Communities in Los Angeles
Exhibit Design and Brochure Design
Chinese American Museum,
Los Angeles, CA
with THINK Jacobson & Roth

Lion Attacking a Horse: From the Capitoline Museums, Rome
Exhibit Design and Graphics
J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

 

 

 

Hall of Life
Exhibit Design
Alf Museum of Paleontology,
Claremont, CA
with THINK Jacobson & Roth

Brush & Shutter: Early Photography In China
Exhibit Design and Graphics
Getty Research Institute at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Family Fun Cart 
Furniture Design and Graphics
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA

 

The Art of Ancient Greek Theater
Exhibit Design and Graphics
J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, Los Angeles, CA

 

Outdoor Sculpture Pedestal Design with Native Plantings
Landscape/Furniture Design
Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, CA

Oregon Trail Education Cart
Furniture Design
Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, CA


The Object in Transition Conference
Brochure Design
Getty Conservation Institute,
Los Angeles, CA


Wayfinding and Environmental Signage
Graphic Design
J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, Los Angeles, CA

The Proud Bird Restaurant and Event Center
Exhibit and Graphic Design
Los Angeles, CA
with THINK Roth Projects

Murales Rebeldes: L.A. Chicana/o Murals
Under Seige

Exhibit and Graphic Design
Los Angeles, CA
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

2016

Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A.
Exhibit and Graphic Design
Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

 

2015

Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams
Exhibition and Graphic Design
Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA


Middle East Photograph Preservation Initiative (MEPPI)
Graphic Design (Press Kit)
Getty Conservation Institute,
Los Angeles, CA

2014

NexGen Badging Program
Graphic Design
Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
Los Angeles, CA


Lost & Found: The Secrets of Archimedes    
Exhibit Design and Graphics
Huntington Library and Gardens,
San Marino, CA

 

 

2013

Connecting Seas: A Visual History of Discoveries and Encounters
Furniture Design and Graphics
Getty Research Institute,
Los Angeles, CA
 

Special Delivery, Large Sculpture Pedestal
Landscape/Furniture Design
Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, CA

 

2012

“Wow Wall” at the Soults Family Visitor Center
Exhibit Design and Graphics
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
with THINK Jacobson & Roth


Breaking Ground: Chinese American Architects
in Los Angeles (1945–1980)

Exhibit Design and Graphics
Chinese American Museum,
Los Angeles, CA
with ELY, Inc.

The Conservation of Cave 85 at the Mogao Grottes, Dunhuang
Book Design
Getty Conservation Institute,
Los Angeles, CA

2011

Marine Debris Display and Interactive
Exhibit Design and Graphics
South Coast Watershed Resource Center, Santa Barbara, CA
with THINK Jacobson & Roth

Life of Art: Context, Collecting, and Display
Furniture Design and Construction Documents
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Permanent Collection Furniture Modular Display Casework
Furniture Design and Construction Documents
J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, Los Angeles, CA

 

2010 - 2007

History Education Center
Exhibit Design and Graphics
Rancho La Patera, Goleta, CA
with THINK Jacobson & Roth

 

Siqueiros in Los Angeles: Censorship Defied
Brochure Design
Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, CA

Permanent Collection Exhibit Showcases
Furniture Design
Hi-Desert Nature Museum,
Yucca Valley, CA

San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center
Construction Documents
San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy,
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA
with Think Jacobson & Roth

Phase I: Oil in the Santa Barbara Channel
Development, Exhibit, and Graphic Design
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum,
Santa Barbara, CA

THAT DAY: Laura Wilson
Exhibit and Graphic Design
Briscoe Western Art Museum
San Antonio, TX
with Annex Design Services

 

Peloteros in Paradise: A Los Angeles Béisbol Story
Exhibition and Graphic Design
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes,
Los Angeles, CA
 

 

Citizen 13660: The Art of Miné Okubo
Exhibition and Graphic Design
Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA



Campus Beautiful: Shaping the Aesthetic Identity of Iowa State University
Book Design
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
 

 

Wives and Daughters: Keepers of the Light
Exhibit Design and Graphics
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum,
Santa Barbara, CA


Gold Panning Activity
Furniture Design
Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, CA

 


El Presidio Visitor Center
Concept Development and Preliminary Exhibit Design
Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, Santa Barbara, CA
with Lori Jacobson Consulting and Think ROTH Projects

MOSAIKON: A Regional Strategy for the Conservation of Mosaics in the Mediterranean
Graphic Design (Press Kit)
Getty Conservation Institute,
Los Angeles, CA

 

Inside Out: Pompeian Interiors Exposed
Exhibit Design and Graphics
Italian Cultural Institute,
Los Angeles, CA



Sacred Arrow, Large Sculpture Pedestal 
Furniture Design
Autry Museum of the American West,
Los Angeles, CA

 

 

 

 

 

Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950–1970
Title Wall Design
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA


Frontier Medicine Education Cart
Furniture Design
Autry Museum of the American West,
Los Angeles, CA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home Lands: How Women Made the West
Exhibit Design
Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, CA
with Muniz/McNeil Design

Interpretive Graphics: Cave 85
Graphic Design
Getty Conservation Institute, installation at Mogao Grottoes, China


Interpretive Signage: Valley of the Queens
Graphic Design
Getty Conservation Institute, installation at Valley of the Queens, Egypt

Permanent Exhibits, Nevada State Museum
Construction Documents
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, NV
with Think Jacobson & Roth