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Meet the Maker: Rocket Burns

Here at Gulf Coast MakerCon, we get excited about all of our makers… but we really get fired up about our amazing youth makers!! It is our pleasure to introduce you to a wonderful, intelligent and inspiring young man, Rocket … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Upcycled Studio

Ken and Diana Swallow are a husband and wife creative team who combine their artistic talents in Upcycled Studio.  We first met them in 2013, when they came out to our then Mini Maker Faire, in Pasco.  We’ve grown a lot since then, … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Tobi Weisbond, of Unique Rabbit

Returning to Gulf Coast MakerCon this year, is Tobi Weisbond, of Unique Rabbit. Tobi is a local artist living in New Port Richey with her husband. Her love affair with the visual arts began 60+ years ago in the basement … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Gypsy’s Weavings

We are excited to welcome Gypsy’s Weavings back to Gulf Coast MakerCon. Bethany “Anakhet” Blascoe has ventured into fun new territory with her hand crafted chainmaille jewelry and accessories.  We asked her to tell us more about her work and what she is bringing to … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Marcus Torres Art

Gulf Coast MakerCon welcomes talented artist, Marcus Torres, to his first Con. By mixing techniques such as charcoal, colored pencils, water colors and acrylic paints, Marc’s artwork comes to life right off the page.  His portraits are so much more than a simple profile.  … Continue reading

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