Are you a Maker? The seeds of creativity live in everyone. But Makers see it through – they invent, design, create and build things with the goal of learning, teaching, inspiring and improving the world. Makers look at the world around them and imagine ways to make it better or more interesting. From robotics, electronics, rockets, food to fashion finds, if you make it, it’s fair game at the Calgary Maker Faire!
Your 2013 Makers
Participating Makers from 2012:
Addison Asuchak – Paper Airplanes
Amanda MacDonald – Henna & Leather Classworks
Anathae Townsend – CNC Mill Machine Demo
Calgary Steampunk Assemblage
Casey Hughes – Ferrofluid Interactive Sculptures
Chris Gilroy – Solarbotics
Chris Pecora – Post Club Postcard Project
Dan Damron – Homemade Segway
Dara Defreitas – Cosplay and costumes Calgary Club N3RDS
David Bynoe – Drawing bot
Destinee – Jewelry and Charms
Flint Hamblin – 3D Printer
Jake Joy Mulyk – Textiles and painting
James Ravenhill – 3D Printer & Cool Science with Liquid Nitrogen
Jani Meyers – Heritage Weavers and Spinners Guild
Jessica Theodor – High tech textiles
John Biehler – 3D Printer
Jordan Davis – CNC Mill Art
Kathleen Long – Fibre Spinning Demonstration
Kevin Looney – Shaken granular laser
Kourtney Robinson – Dollybird Workshop; textiles
Kylee Dawn & Jay Michael (Bohemian Moon Clothing)
Lia Rogers – Drawing Bot
Mandy Stobo – Bad Portraits
Michael Bakk – Calgary Space Workers Lunar Habitat
Ralph Pichid – Vertical Axis Wind Turbine, Refurbished PCs
Shannon McClennan – People`s Poetry
Shawn Grover – 3D printer
Tara McLaughlin – Special FX Make-Up
Watch for their bios coming soon!
What is a Maker?
A ‘Maker’ can be any person or group who invents, designs, creates, and/or builds objects or information systems with the goal of learning, teaching, inspiring, improving the state of the world. Makers look at the world around them and imagine ways to make it better or more interesting. Then they find a way to make it happen. From manufacturing and production, to farming and agriculture – makers are all around us and can be a student, hobbyist, or trained professional. The things they make may only be important to them, or it may be the next huge thing that changes the world.
Why be part of Maker Faire?
Share in the motivation and encouragement of a large group of similarly minded people working towards the same goal.
- Teach, learn, and share knowledge.
- Inspire others and be inspired yourself.
- Network and meet people and groups with which you have a common interest.
- Show off your projects, see how people react, and get feedback.
- Promotion for you, and your projects. Get your name and logo or photo on our website.
If you have a project you’d like to show off at Calgary’s First Mini Maker Faire, please use this form to register your interest and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.
Registration is $20 per maker, but group rates are available upon request.