Client: Mozart Development Corp & City of Mountainview

Location: Mountainview, CA, United States

Completion date: 2000

Artwork budget: $75,000

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Johnson Digital Stone Atelier

Johnson Digital Stone Atelier


BALENA is carved in Zimbabwae black granite. At about 8 ton it is 13 feet tall including its 5 foot diameter reflecting pool.


Working closely with the project principals a maquette was submitted, modified and approved. From the maquette the full enlargement was made as a full scale model for CNC and hand carving. The project was completed on budget and before deadline for early installation