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Meghan Mick

Published August 7, 2014

Meghan Mick

Adjunct Professor
Department of Interior Architecture and Design

Contact

mmick@fsu.edu
850-528-5699
www.designfromthegroundup.com

Meghan has a background in various areas of art and design, including art history, studio art, graphic design, environmental graphics, exhibit design and landscape architecture. She grew up in Tallahassee, attending Leon High School and then left to attend college in Nashville, Tennessee. Her schooling took her to Perth, Western Australia where she fell deeper in love with the outdoors. After five years working in advertising following college, she returned to school at North Carolina State University’s College of Design and received a Masters in Landscape Architecture (MLA) in 2006. Upon her return to Tallahassee, she worked for a local firm and in 2009, Meghan founded From the Ground Up, specializing in the design and planning of outdoor environments for children. She now works for Wood+Partners, Inc. in Tallahassee and enjoys teaching in the Interior Design Department and the Department of Urban Planning at Florida State. In her spare time, you may find her running or hanging with her family, including two sons and a daughter.

Education

Bachelors degree in Fine Arts, Vanderbilt University
Masters degree in Landscape Architecture, College of Design at NCSU

Teaching Areas

Design Fundamentals 1, Graphic Communications

Research Areas

Green schoolyards; Environmental graphics; Natural playgrounds; Land art; Interactive public art

Select Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards

  • Discovery at Cascades Park, Tallahassee, FL
  • Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Museum, Columbus, MS
  • Healing Garden at the Ronald McDonald House of Tallahassee, FL
  • HOPE Community Playscape, Tallahassee, FL
  • Kids Inc. Childcare Centers, Natural Playgrounds, North Florida
  • Finalist, Green Business of the Year, 2010 Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
  • 11 in 2011, Moore Communications Group