Dyan Garza is based in San Francisco with a studio in Los Angeles. Her sculpting and painting inspire an open approach to the eighteen years of event design and the catalyst to create furniture. Dyan Garza’s designs & commissions range in fields from 8’ sculptures for Sony Music, to 300 beach chairs for Mercedes Benz;a suspended 100’ spiral of holographic tiles for Chrysler, and a ceramic line.

 

contact:
dyan garza 917.951.9853
dyangarza@earthlink.net

 

 

Dyan Garza
ART DIRECTOR

 

Studio 8 Lounge NY, NY ‘05
Interior design & custom furniture

Sweet Peace, Premier play, Santa Barbara, Ca ‘04
set design; concept, production & invitation art

Grow Advertising Robert Mondavi, launch of new wine ‘04
design & fabrication; 3 bars & display, San Francisco, Chicago, New York

JFK Library, counters and shelving display ‘04
design & fabrication

Set design Get Your Feet Wet, performance premiere Casa 0101, Los Angeles, ‘04
installation & Invitation artwork

BET, Manhattan Center, NY, NY, ‘04
bar design, entry sculptures installation

Allsteel, chair launch, Los Angeles ‘02
Production Anima Studio

Gran Marnier, Tanquerey 10, Bartenders’ Ball Aspen, Co. ‘02
concept & production design, furniture, bars, lighting, projections

Creative Director: The Experiential Agency NY ‘03 - ’04 :

Sullivan Publishing, Fl, ‘04
50 paper sculptures, design & fabrication 12" x 18" x 18"

Emirates Airline Launch 3 city Tour, New York, Boston, DC, ‘04
furniture and floral design & production

Emirates Gala Airline Launch, Cipriani restaurant, New York. ‘04
3 tier candelabras design & fabrication, floral designs

Olympus Camera Fashion Week, Bryant Part, New York, ‘04
interior design, furniture design & fabrication Photo gallery entry arch, 40’ photo wall

Salvatore Ferragamo store opening, New York ‘03

Disney movie premiere; …Teen Age Drama Queen ‘03
stage, furniture design, fabrication & floral

Song Airline Fashion Week, Bryant Park, New York ‘03
concept, design & fabrication

Song Airline Launch, Guggenheim Museum, NY ‘03
installation, living vignettes

Ave Q premiere party, New York ‘03
design & furniture fabrication

Art Director: Event Quest N.Y. ‘98 -’03
(PARTIAL LIST)

Mercedes Benz C Class, 16 City Tour ‘03
Concept & design, incl. 2 sided circle stage

Sony Grammy Party, Manhattan Center, New York ‘03
concept, production & design; 8’ sculptures, furniture & floral decor
received best overall design ’03 Biz Bash (industry award)

GQ Magazine club tour, White Lotus, Los Angeles ‘03
concept, design & production promotional product display for advertising sponsors

GQ Men Of The Year Awards, Manhattan Center, New York ‘02
design & fabrication, environment, furniture & décor
received best overall design ’03 Biz Bash (industry award)

Mercedes Benz C Class, 8 City Car Tour ‘02
A.D.> lighting, projection, interior design, furniture & fabrication

Hewlett Packard, Hilton San Francisco ‘02
Video projection collage & furniture

Sony Movie House, New York ‘02
Ceiling suspended spheres

Sanofi gala, NY ‘02
design & organic sculptures

Bulgari Jewelry Line Launch, New York ’01
Concept, design & florals

Departures Magazine, Ennis Brown House, Los Angeles ‘01
design interior & pool installation,

Sony Grammy’s after party, Los Angeles ‘02
concept

GQ Men of The Year Awards, Four Seasons restaurant, New York ‘01
concept & design : furniture, advertisers branded lounge areas

Sony Grammy after Party, Vida Los Angeles ‘01

Smirnoff Launch, SoHo Bank, New York ’01
concept, props & direction

Chanel Offices, New York ‘01
design & fabrication silver leaf curtain panels, linens & décor

Diffa Table design, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York ‘01
for Veeder Perman/ PR firm’s design clients products; Bisazza tile, Alessi & Dorn Bracht concept,
design & production hard wood table with water feature through length of table

BET event, Paris Hotel Rooftop, Las Vegas ‘01
Furniture design & water fountain, floral sculptures

Style 365 launch, Four Seasons restaurant, New York
design, furniture fabrication

Diffa Table Design, Metropolitan Pavilion, New York ‘00
for Veeder Perman/ PR firm’s clients’ products; Bisazza tile, Alessi & Dorn Bracht concept,
design & fabrication with internal image projection onto clear table top

Mercedes Benz, Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas ‘00
Over all concept, wall to wall projection, design & production of décor; ceramics, sculptures,
furniture, floral 4 day event

Sony Grammy’s Party, Manhattan Center, New York ‘00

GQ Men of The Year Awards, Four Seasons restaurant, New York ’00
concept & design: furniture, advertisers branded lounge areas

Safora, store opening Rockefeller Center, New York ‘00

GQ Men of The Year Awards, Manhattan Center, New York ’00
concept & design : furniture, advertisers branded lounge areas

Mercedes Benz event, Maui ‘98
40’bamboo outdoor entry arch, organic sculptures

Sony Grammy after party, Manhattan Center, New York ‘98
Bamboo armature décor

GQ Goodlife, Milk Studios, New York ‘98

GQ Goodlife, Manhattan Center, New York ‘97

Sony Grammy’s Party, Jimmy’s (Restaurant?) Beverly Hills ‘97

Mercedes Benz C Class Launch, 3 Day Event, Palm Springs ‘97
Production & Design

Freelance, corporate & private commissions: 1994 - 1998

The Wood’s Floral Studio, Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles 1990 – 1994
The Wood’s retail store, Brentwood, Ca 1992 -1994
Head Designer