Category Archives: Makers

Make’s 2014 Maker Faire Yearbook

Make founder Dale Doherty has posted a yearbook featuring images from just about every Maker Faire and Mini Maker Fair from 2014! Check it here:

And read more about it here: https://makezine.com/2015/02/12/maker-faires-greatest-hits-2014-edition

Wrap-up Meeting for Makers and Volunteers: 29 Sep 2014

Please join us at Quelab, from 7pm to 9pm on Monday, September 29 for a wrap-up and self-congratulatory meeting. All Makers, Volunteers and other stakeholders are encouraged to attend. We’ll talk about what was awesome, what went wrong, and some ideas for the 2015 Faire.

Sign Up to be a Maker or to Volunteer at the 2014 event!

Want to be a Maker? Click here for the sign up form.

Want to volunteer with the Maker Corps and help make the event happen? Click here to sign up.

Presentor Profile: Christian Ristow

Christian Ristow: Metal Art

Christian Ristow

Ristow_by Jason Lester Photography

Christian Ristow has been making robotic kinetic art for quite a long time  now. His sculptures have been seen at several Maker Faires, as well as at music and art festivals all over the US and internationally. Christian will give a talk about his work, and looks forward to answering your questions!

 http://www.christianristow.com/

Maker Profile: School of Dreams Academy Robotics Program

School of Dreams Academy Robotics Program

SODA Robotics

ABQ Maker Faire is excited to have The School of Dreams Academy Robotics team show an assortment of the robots built at SODA. The School of Dreams Academy Robotics team won 4th place in the B.E.S.T. robotics competition in 2010 which qualified them for the National finals. The team placed 23 in the National finals!

SODA RoboticsThe Mission of the School of Dreams Academy is to prepare students of Valencia County to become confident, self-sustaining individuals with an enthusiasm for continual learning, as well as a passion for life.  Students will be afforded the opportunity to excel in the core subject areas through a rigorous curriculum with emphasis on the arts, technology, character development, and community service learning, giving them the skills necessary for success in post-secondary education and career choices.  Each student will come to school daily, knowing that they are cared for and that the school supports them and their families in pursuit of their goals.

More on their website: http://www.sodacharter.net/

and SODA Robotics Program: http://www.sodacharter.com/httpdocs/program/robotics.html#