Category Archives: Art

Meet the Makerspace Makers and Attend our 3rd Annual Makerspace UnConference

It’s an exciting time in Tampa Bay!  When we held our first “Makerspace UnConference” at our first Maker festival in 2012, there were no full scale makerspaces in Tampa Bay.  The Faulhaber FabLab at the GWIZ Science Museum in Sarasota … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Jason Rawley, of Fireblade Comics

We love the cosplay and gaming elements of our event this year, and are happy to welcome Jason Rawley of Fireblade Comics to our line up for Gulf Coast MakerCon 2014.  We asked him to tell us a bit about … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Cameron Eckelberry, The Digital Berrybot

We’ve got some Music Makers this year, at Gulf Coast Maker Con, including eclectic electric musician Cameron Eckelberry, performing under the name The Digital Berrybot.  We asked him to tell us a bit about himself and his work. GCMC: What … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Carrie Boucher, of NOMADStudio

The diversity of Makers at this year’s DIY Celebration of the Inventive Spirit is truly wonderful, ranging from game makers to blacksmith artists to home scientists, and now a mobile art studio!  We’re very grateful that Carrie Boucher is bringing … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: The Florida Artist Blacksmith Association

We are very happy to welcome the Florida Artist Blacksmiths Association (FABA) to Gulf Coast MakerCon 2014.  This amazing group of artists teaches and promotes learning the skills of the blacksmith, and employing those skills for a variety of work ranging … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Tina Nicolai of Origami Owl Custom Jewelery

We’re happy to have Origami Owl joining us again this year, with their awesomely cool customizable lockets. Lockets you create, says jeweler Tina Nicolai, “by selecting charms to tell your story. “ “Last year, it was exciting to see the … Continue reading

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