September 14th, 2014 by SLSolarz
Today TC Maker President, Becca Steffen, Secretary, Bob Poate, and I represented TC Maker at Artist Maker Day on the Minneapolis Convention Center Plaza.
TC Maker President, Becca Steffen (R), and Secretary, Bob Poate (far L), show visitors how to make their own Musical PVC Chair at Artist Maker Day.
About 700 visitors attended the event where they encountered “TC Maker presents Make Your Own Musical PVC Chair with Susan Solarz“. Although we had 4 work stations, there were people waiting in line for most of the 6 hour event!
TC Maker can provide artists with the space and equipment necessary to produce work. And we met with a lot of enthusiasm from the arts community.
Thank you to everyone who helped out including Becca, Bob P, Bob G., Sarah B, Steve Skalko, Steven Anderson, Jude Dornisch and Mike N.
Susan L Solarz helps a TC Maker enthusiast finish her Musical PVC Chair.
September 10th, 2014 by SLSolarz
TC Maker President, Becca Steffen says,
“I want YOU to throw on your TC Maker shirt, help load up Big Yellow and head on down to Maker Day”!
WHAT: Creative City Challenge, Maker Day
WHEN: Saturday 9/13/2014 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Help load up Big Yellow, make a cool project or talk to visitors about TC Maker.
This is an opportunity to talk to a whole new audience about our maker space.
WE NEED HELP!
Unloading materials at the site;
Guiding participants through the process of making a musical chair from PVC pipes (like the one upon which our president is enthroned; see above photo);
Talking to visitors about our maker space!
Contact Susan Solarz at firstname.lastname@example.org
December 5th, 2013 by SLSolarz
This weekend: ceramics and lasers and 3D printers!
Our latest projects will be on display at the Hack Factory this weekend!
- Come check out the 3D printer we just made!
We’ll be a stop on the Seward Art Crawl and we want YOU to show off your projects! Nothing to show right now? No worries. Come check out what others are working on, get some ideas or just socialize. It will all be fun!
- Checking out new and in-process maker projects is fun!
Stop by anytime to pick up a map of the crawl, a poster or postcards with coupons from local businesses (good for Art Crawl weekend only)!
Ceramic Sculpture by Ann Meany
The Seward Art Crawl is December 7 & 8 (Sat, 10am-5pm and Sun, 12-5pm). This is an important opportunity for us to show off the space and to promote Twin Cities Maker. Stop by Friday afternoon to help get our space ready for the weekend!
To participate in or volunteer for the event email Susan at email@example.com.
December 2nd, 2013 by SLSolarz
CNC-cut chair by Pete.
ATTENTION EVERYONE: The Hack Factory will be a stop on the Seward Winter Frolic Art Crawl. We want YOU to come display your cool projects, teach people skills as you work on a project, etc.
The Winter Art Crawl is THIS WEEKEND, December 7 & 8 (Sat, 10am-5pm and Sun, 12-5pm). We advertised our stop in City Pages so we can expect a good turnout. This is an important opportunity for us to show off the space and to promote Twin Cities Maker.
To learn more about the Art Crawl, go to sewardarts.org. To participate in or volunteer for the event email Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 25th, 2013 by SLSolarz
A worker in downtown St. Paul takes a break on my bench during the September, 2013 display.
Hey thanks for checking out my blog!
MPR aired a nice story today on the bench but cut out all 3 of my mentions of Twin Cities Maker at the Hack Factory. Kind of a bummer.
At least in this short TPT piece you can see the back of my Twin Cities Maker T-shirt!