Merritt Price has led a team of designers to shape the Getty visitor’s experience.
Merritt Price is a designer and educator who has led design teams at two of North American’s most influential cultural institutions. In his current position at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles Mr. Price is responsible for experience design including galleries, special exhibitions, education spaces, and wayfinding systems. This collaborative work involves specialists from many fields including Interior Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Architecture, Media Production, and Interpretation.
Mr. Price previously served as Design Manager for the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. In his early career he led a design team at Gottschalk + Ash/Keith Muller Ltd. in the creation of a wayfinding system for the largest underground pedestrian pathway in the world and for Adamson Industrial Design in association with architect Moshe Safdie he create museum furnishings for the National Gallery of Canada.
Mr. Price graduated as an Associate of Industrial Design at the Ontario College of Art, Toronto. He has been a faculty member at the Ontario College of Art, Otis College, Los Angeles and UCLA extension.