Category Archives: Art

Meet the Maker: Elizabeth Baker, of New Music Conflagration

Elizabeth Baker has been on the leading edge of music education and theory for several years now.  She was at our very first Maker festival in 2012, performing as Suitcases of Sound. The New Music Conflagration, Inc. is a non-profit … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Victoria Deering, of Frenzy Beading

Victoria Deering brings her love of mixed media and jewelry design to Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 with her company, Frenzy Beading.  She took some time to tell us a bit about her work, how she got started,  and what she’s … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Ellie Willingham, of Frontier Furs

Ellie Willingham joined us last year, making quite an impression with her heritage craft exhibit.  She’s back again this year, with new work and fresh insights for those who think a maker festival is all about high tech.  The first … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Jason Rawley, of Fireblade Comics

Jason Rawley, of Fireblade Comics, joined as Gulf Coast MakerCon last year, and made a big impression on prop-loving guests. We’re glad he’s back again this year, and asked him to tell us more about his work. GCMC: Who are … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Tobi Weisbond, of Unique Rabbit

Tobi Weisbond, of Unique Rabbit,  is a local artist from New Port Richey. She’ll be at Gulf Coast MakerCon selling her hand crafted jewelry.  We asked Tobi to tell us a little about the art she makes, and why it’s important to her. GCMC: … Continue reading

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Meet the Library Makers: Pasco County Library System

You may have noticed a healthy complement of libraries joining us at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year. That’s because libraries are quickly becoming the cutting edge, and the leading edge, of the maker movement, democratizing access to creative space, tools, … Continue reading

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Meet the Story Maker: John Urban, Author of “Ward the Wolf Boy”

Famous John Urban is the writer and illustrator of a whimsical story about werewolves called, “Ward the Wolf Boy, Night Terrors.”  We asked John to tell us about his book, and what he’ll be sharing at Gulf Coast MakerCon. _________________ “All … Continue reading

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