Tag Archives: Gulf Coast Makers Festival

Meet the Makers: Gamers on the Edge

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

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Meet the Maker: Chuck Stephens

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

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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: Bill Ball of Stetson’s Innovation House

Stetson University’s Innovation House is a makerspace at the Deland based university that provides “contemporary tools of rapid prototyping to develop and make tangible objects. It also provides a community of makers for its members to tap into. Innovation House is open to … 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 Makers: Palm Harbor Library

Palm Harbor Library is home to the Hazel Incantalupe Makerspace, a unique arts space for children.  We asked Kiki Durney, Head of Youth Services at the Library, to tell us more about their efforts there. GCMC: Who are you and what do … 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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