Category Archives: Makers

Christian Ristow, The Hand of Man

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 hails from Taos, New Mexico!

 http://www.christianristow.com/

Dennis Harroun B9 creator on Hack-a-Day!

Dennis Harroun_SpiritRider

Dennis Harroun was a Maker at the 2012 Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire.  Read more about this amazing Maker on Hack-a-Day. Way to go, B9 creator!

http://hackaday.com/2013/03/30/interview-another-kickstarter-round-for-the-b9creato

Check out more of Dennis’ 3D printed artwork on his website: http://dharroun.com/ and his blog HERE.

Read about him in our 2012 Maker Profile.

Taos Maker: Christina Sporrong on MAKE

Photo: Caged Pulse Jets

Caged Pulse Jets at Night – Photo by Matthew Wanlin

Re-posted from: Make Magazine, Written By Posted 2013/05/11 @ 10:31 am, Category Art & Design, Makers

 

Taos, New Mexico-based artist Christina Sporrong is a welder, blacksmith, educator, aerialist, illustrator, performer, mayhem creator, and all-around badass. She builds giant, fiery installations, does amazing high-flying aerial feats, teaches welding workshops, and is a mother, to top it all off. We need more women like her in the world. Christina will be bringing her incredible, interactive Caged Pulse Jets to Maker Faire Bay Area, May 18 and 19, and will be speaking on the Meet the Makers stage in Expo Hall on the 19th at 3:30. We chatted with her to learn more….

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE: http://blog.makezine.com/2013/05/11/christina-sporrongs-caged-pulse-jets/

Visioning New Curriculum Keynote-Karen Fasimpaur

We are part of a keynote talk at an online conference, “Visioning New Curriculum Keynote”. Starting at about 1:48 to 2:54 minutes.
Check it out! ;)

Presenter: Karen Fasimpaur
Location: Portal, Arizona USA
Twitter: @kfasimpaur

Full information and supporting documentation can be found here: http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=1106

2012 Makers List

2012 MAKERS-Albuquerque Mini-Maker Faire

CREATIVE TENT

  • Dennis Harroun’s Art & 3D
  • Elisabeth Friday
  • Explora
  • NewMexy Etsy
  • Onionizing Illustration
  • Origami Making
  • Public Art
  • Raily’s Lip Gloss
  • Random Orbit
  • The Runny Bunny

FOOD TRUCKS

  • Alison’s Homestyle Cooking
  • Chopping Block
  • Papa John’s
  • Roxy’s Bistro on Wheels
  • SOLovin’

MAIN PLAZA

  • CNM Hands On Learning
  • DC Electro Performance Bikes
  • Kid’s Creation Space
  • Kit Assembly Trailers
  • Michini Midi Jackets – wondering the Plaza
  • Medieval Squash Trebuchet
  • Mobile Motel Room
  • Painting Murals
  • Parking Lot Yacht
  • Tan Your Own Hide!
  • Wind Powers Art

QUELAB TENT

  • Learn to Solder!
  • 3D printers (several areas)
  • Airmonica
  • Albuquerque Rocket Society
  • Freeform Photovore
  • Homebrewing
  • Make a Fractal!
  • MAKE Magazine
  • Play with Play Dough and Electronics
  • Show and Tell
  • Stick Stand for iPad and Tablets
  • Supercomputing Challenge
  • The Digital Homestead
  • The Projects of Prototype This!

RECYCLE FASHION FANTASY

  • Have a Good Time
  • Nancy Judd with Recycled T-Shirts
  • Terri’s Go Green Art

WOOD & WOOL TENT

  • 100 Acts of Sewing
  • 4-H StarBucks
  • Eclectic Path
  • Make a Mini Zine
  • S.W.A.P.S.

ROBOT TENT

  • Jr.FLL® – Junior FIRST® LEGO® League
  • FLL® – FIRST® LEGO® League
  • FTC® – FIRST® Tech Challenge
  • FRC®- FIRST® Robotics Competition Botball
  • Home Robotics – Arduino & roomba
  • HP Intel Robotics
  • Intel Robotics in the Dark
  • Ollie Blimp & Quadcopter Drone
  • RoboRave International
  • The Chuppers (UNM Electronic Enssemble)