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Educator Kyle Wright brings his great students from Oak Grove Middle School in Pinellas County, to Gulf Coast MakerCon this year. Long successful with their FIRST LEGO League program, Oak Grove is expanding their project based learning to include more maker-style … Continue reading
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
School makerspaces are front and center at Gulf Coast MakerCon. Benito MakerSpace at Benito Middle School in Tampa is one of the newest, and Media Specialist Sundi Pierce took some time to tell us about it. _________ We’re excited about being a … Continue reading
Invention is at the heart of Making, and we’ll have several inventors exhibiting their products at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year. One of our Inventors Showcase exhibitors this year is Rosanne Clementi, who created the Pad Go Round. It’s a nifty … Continue reading
We tinkered with the idea of a Tabletop Gaming area last year, and this year, with the help of Pinellas ComicCon and MakerCon, we’re expanding the area to include everything from comics to classic arcade games, cards, board games and … Continue reading
We met Chuck Stephens at our very first Maker Festival, Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire, in 2012, where he joined us to showcase his stencil art. Since then he’s become a fixture in the Tampa Bay Maker community, doing everything … Continue reading
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