Grounding: Paintings and Sculptures by Falon Mihalic now on view at m Architects Gallery. 1206 Nance Street, Houston Texas.
Grounding is the process of touching the ground to transmit the body’s electrical energy to the earth. The work is inspired by this idea of coming into direct contact with the earth as a way of exchanging energy and explores ground as physical material and bodily experience. The work is based on real terrain that I have touched in Texas, Florida, and New Mexico. These landscapes are defined by sand, mud, salt, rock, erosion, and deposition. They are places that have been sculpted across a geologic timeframe. The process of making the work puts me into a kind of invented terrain somewhere between imagination, memory, body, and place. I find it deeply satisfying to emulate the earth and express it here in the form of paintings and sculptures. Read More
The Baltimore City Public Art Commission approved FGLA’s public art concept for an interactive Periscope tower and plaza at the intersection of Central Avenue and Pratt Street. This work is the percent-for-art commission part of the Central Avenue streetscape project. The Periscope’s angled mirrors will make it possible for people walking by to see elevated views of the neighborhood. Its color, form, and integrated plaza are inspired by local waterways, including City Springs, Harford Run, and the Patapsco River. The 25’ tall Periscope will be constructed of cast-in-place concrete, colored plexiglass supported by a welded frame, and surrounded by a plaza of.... Read More
Falon Mihalic's work will be featured in the Joybird flagship store in Houston, TX. The show features large scale mixed media paintings on ..... Read More
Our winning competition proposal for the Bastrop Arts and Culture Walk will move forward into a park design master plan. Our concept design weaves together the cultural and natural history of the Bastrop community. Now, the work will be further developed into a park master plan in collaboration with Burditt Land Consultants. Our task is to... Read More
Falon Mihalic had the honor of interviewing one of the most revered landscape architects, Pater Walker, about the work of James Burnett and the role of Landscape Architecture today. The article is published in the current issue of Cite 99: Synthetic Nature by the Rice Design Alliance. Read More
Falon Land Studio LLC has won “Best Of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The innovative public art and garden design firm was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. Read More