Author Archives: tmw2010

Meet the Maker: UndRground Market

We’re happy to welcome the UndRground Market to  Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con 2018. Emily Arvidson tells us more about her awesome upcycled art here. GCMCC: What do you make? UM: We make Steampunk/Alternative Jewelry and Costume Accessories, using upcycled … Continue reading

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Welcome GCMCC Sponsors: USF Connect & the Florida High Tech Corridor

Each year, almost since the inception of Gulf Coast Maker Con, USF CONNECT and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council have shown their support for the inventive spirit that fuels our Maker community.  This year, they’re joining us again and … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Florida Society of Goldsmiths

We’re looking forward to the Florida Society of Goldsmiths inaugural visit to  Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con!   The Florida Society of Goldsmiths (FSG) is a not-for-profit organization with chapters covering the state of Florida. FSG was created by metalsmiths to … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Pinellas STEM Academies

We’re happy to be joined by Pinellas STEM Academies at Gulf Coast Maker & Comic Con, this year, showcasing the inventive spirit of Pinellas County youth!  Laura Spence, K-12 STEM Specialist for the Pinellas County School District, who will be … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Eerie Florida

We all know about Florida Man, of course, and Carl Haissen , Tim Dorsey and Dave Barry do an excellent job parodying Florida’s unique legacy of weirdness.  But here in Tampa Bay, we’ve got Eerie Florida, sharing “Chilling Tales from … Continue reading

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