Category Archives: Art

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015: A Look Back

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 was our biggest event yet, with over 80 exhibitors, the Southeast Combot Championship fighting robots competition,  Electrathon car race , Young Makers activities and Makerspace Showcase, bringing together over 300 technologists, artists, crafters, mechanical and electrical wizards, … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Gypsy’s Weavings

We’ve got a diverse community of artists and crafters represented at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year, among them Gypsy’s Weavings, makers of hand crafted chainmaille jewelry.  We asked them to tell us more about their work and what they’re bringing to … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Brian Johnson, of Johnson Arms

We first met Brian Johnson as a cheerful guest walking around our first Maker festival, Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire, in 2012 carrying one of his awesome cosplay replicas, and enjoying the day.  We even snapped a pic (at left).  Last … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015: Fighting Robots, 3D Printing, Handcrafts, Inventions, Gaming & More!

In just one week, on April 18th  at 9am at the  Florida State Fairgrounds Florida Center, Gulf Coast MakerCon will open its doors for our 4th Annual Celebration of the DIY Inventive Spirit! We’ll have more than 75 exhibitors representing a wide diversity … Continue reading

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Make the Maker: J Kent, Maker of Mabel the T-Rex Skull and a Mean Cream of Mushroom Soup

We have some amazing Makers of the Arts this year, among them J Kent, whose diverse talents, interests and passions will be made manifest through his lifesize cardboard sculpture of Mabel the T-Rex Skull, among other things.  J Kent has … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is Making it BIG!

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is more than twice as big as our 2014 event, featuring  more than 75 Maker groups representing a wide diversity of interests, skills, hobbies, trades and professions ranging from textile and other heritage crafters, to amateur radio, inventors and … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Two Fairies and a Dwarf

We’ve got some great hand crafters at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year, among them, Two Fairies and a Dwarf, specializing in handmade leather and yarn goods.  They tell us a little bit more about their work here. GCMC: Who are you … Continue reading

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