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100 Maker Faires in 2013!


The Maker mother ship has issued the amazing and encouraging data from this past year in Maker Faires!

More than 530,000 people experienced a Maker Faire in 2013. The robust growth of the Maker Movement is evidenced by the sheer increase of Maker Faire events held across the globe, and in the growth of total attendance:  64% more in 2013 than 2012 — and 335% more than 2011!

Maker Faire Eight Year Growth chart

Read more here:  “The Year of 100 Maker Faires”

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!


Day of Schedule!!!

Schedule PDF Available here: http://goo.gl/h31pr4

12:30 Director, Parachute Factory, Mariano Ulibarri
1:30 Albuquerque Rocket Society, Marc Bonem
2:00 The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands on Living, Wendi Tremayne
3:30 Junkado, Aryon Hopkins

12:30 Aquaponics, Rod Mason with Toasted Bean
1:30  Albuquerque Old School!, Leila Salim
2:00  Holy Scrap Hot Springs, Tools for Digital Homesteader, Mikey Sklar
2:30  Hand of Man, Christian Ristow
3:00 Tardis and the TRV, Tara Carstensen


Baby Onion Illustration, Baby Onion Says Hello! (A9)
Deb Hayden, Little Nest (A12)
Elisabeth Friday, Resin Art (A10)
Fractal Foundation, Fractivity Kit (A19)
Girl Scouts, Troop 10048 (A17)
Green Eyes Chainmaille, Project Chainmaillin’ (A18)
Higher Ground Art LLC, Make the Maker Art Car (A1)
Sakura Designs, Origami Solar System – Learn to Fold (A5)
Katie Kinsman, Asparagus Jumpsuit (A14)
Local Teen, Metal Art Work (A11)
Mana Digital, 3D Printing (A3-4)
Ray’s Homemade Lip Gloss, Made Here (A8)
ReLight, ReLight Artistic Illumination (A20)
Sandoval County 4-H, Rio Rangers 4-H Club (A16)
Sarita Gurung-Birkey, Caricature Drawing (A2)
Shawn Clever, Boomerangs/Antique Chair Repair (A21)
The Rustic Lily, Hand-made Flower Headbands (A7)
Tiffany’s Jewelry, Hand Crafted Jewelry (A13)
Explora, Hands-on Activity (E1-3)

New Mexico Highlands University & New Mexico Natural History Museum,
Start Up Studio (E4), The Celestial Tapestry (E5),  Pneumatic Tubes (E6)
Parachute Factory & Hacker Scouts, Guild #005 (E7)
Wendi Tremayne, Book Signing: The Good Life Lab (E8)
ABQ Maker Store, Solder Kits / Books (E8)
Robochrist Industries, Hand of Man *

Avocado Electronics, Beginner Board – Program with Arduino (F7)
Darkwind Industries, TARDIS & TARDIS Chase & Retrieval Vehicle (F11)
EarthMake, Maker of Industrial & Embedded LCD Products  (F5)

Engeldinger Engineering Services, Babbletron (F6)
Hansen Family, Projects (F1)
Intel, Intel Fun (F3)
School of Dreams Academy, Robotics Program (F2)
Albuquerque Rocket Society, Build a Rocket  (F8)*
Quelab, Hackerspace & Learn to Solder (F8)
Quelab, John and Terri’s Random Stuff (F9)
Abq Old School, The Old School (C1)
Knight Blue Design, Costumes and Prop Making (C6)
Nancy Judd, Recycled Runway (C3)
A/WAY, Screen Printing (C2)
Serendipity, Recycled T-shirt Necklaces & Bracelets (C4)

Akash Rakholia, Portable Laser Harp
Charles Dunbar, Whirligig Design & Development
A/WAY, Junkado: People Powered Art
Albuquerque Rocket Society, Launch Your Rocket
Mitchell Enterprise, Medieval Squash *

*Hand of Man will operate on the hour. Trebuchet launching on the half hour.
Rocket Socity launching 45 after the hour

2012 ABQ Maker Faire Slideshow

Check out all the photos from the 2012 Albuquerque Mini-Maker Faire and post your own on Flickr here: http://www.flickr.com/groups/2057690@N25/

Event Slideshow

Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.

Thanks to Terriko for sharing your great pictures!

If you use flickr, feel free to add your photos to this group “ABQMakerFaire”!