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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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Meet the Maker: Elizabeth Baker, of The New Music Conflagration

Elizabeth Baker, a concert pianist and composer,  was at our very first Maker festival in 2012, performing as Suitcases of Sound. The New Music Conflagration, Inc. is a non-profit corporation she founded to help further public awareness and perception of contemporary concert … Continue reading

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Meet the Young Makers: Stewart Middle School Makerspace

Heading up our Young Makers area is Diana Rendina, of Stewart Middle Magnet School, where she’s spent the last year developing the school’s library Makerspace and becoming the go-to expert in Tampa Bay and beyond, on all things school makerspace … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: John Hobbs, of Athletes Performance Gear

At Gulf Coast MakerCon, we have a strong focus on entrepreneurship, invention, craft and trades, and our Inventors Showcase will feature a number of locally developed products and ideas, among them Palm Harbor based Athletes Performance Gear’s new hydration system for athletes. At … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Mike Benjamin, of Ingocraft

We’re excited about the wide range of exhibitors we have this year, including the diversity of inventors and product developers.  Among our commercial makers this year is Ingocraft, which calls its product line “Modern Tools for Maker Kids.”  We like … Continue reading

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Meet the Young Makers of Oak Grove Middle School!

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

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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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