Meet Your Maker: 1-Minute Intros

Ecco Has Glowy Steel Horns Ecco spends a minute talking about one of her current lines of creation, a wearable steel framed EL wire glowing horn. See more at her Etsy store.
Travis Moonschein: Metal-Bender Travis shares his beautiful boar’s head bust and talks about his technique. Travis is currently building a mini gallery to showcase his work at the Asylum!
Tom Restores A Big Microscope Tom Sanfilippo had one day to decide if he wanted a Scanning Electron Microscope from Harvard… and he said yes! He has been restoring it for the past few months and will be offering classes on it soon.
Gretchen & Jacob On Their Robot K. Gretchen Greene and Jacob LaRocca talk about their devious robot plans for the autonomous robot showdown at this year’s Cambridge Science Festival.
Paul Teaches Students And Robots Paul Kassebaum, Ph.D, is one of the organizers of the Autonomous Fighting Robot Competition. He teaches students how to make robots think using software from MathWorks, a featured sponsor.
Aliza Has A Purpose Aliza Vaida believes artists should be at the forefront of environmental issues. She reclaims materials and makes large sculptures, including one that even lights up. Aliza also paints. More of her work at
Skunk Welds Toys And Sculptures Known to many as the leader of local biker gang SCUL, Skunk of Skunkadelia makes expertly TIG-welded toys and sculpture from up-cycled steel.
Aron Zingman And His Zingbox Aron successfully ran a Kickstarter to fund the The ZingBox: A Solar powered boom box. Learn more about Aron’s the Zingbox and Aron’s other work at at Follow him on twitter @theZingBox!
Dille’s Furniture Is Curvy Dille Thomas makes sexy furniture. Curvy, graceful, and gorgeous. Is it furniture or is it art? Where does one draw the line? See more of his work here
Derek Is Excited About LASERS! Derek Seabury is responsible for bringing lasers back into the Artisan’s Asylum, and we will always appreciate him for this. Derek organized the building o this laser cutter with the Asylum’s community. And now it’s ready for use! Hooray Derek!
Alex Likes Knives And Leather Alexander John Henry Phillips, the Artisan’s Asylum’s resident Australian, has quite a few favorite things in this world… two of them being knives and leather. Alex decided to combine the two.
Paul On Oxy-Acetylene Welding Paul Carson is one of the great teachers we have here at Artisan’s Asylum. Paul is an instructor for several classes and in this video he talks about the Oxy-Acetylene rigs.
Jessica Paints Insides Outside Jessica Weisman believes we are mammals and she has the painting to prove it. Medical illustrator by day and painter by night. These powers combined have created some truly in[sideout]spiring art. See more of her work here.
Emily Is A Fine Frock Seamstress Emily Wensberg proves the Asylum has space for everyone. Even seamstresses’ with giant industrial sewing machines. Emily makes fine women’s clothing and does freelance work out of her space. Support her by visiting her Etsy shop.
Matthew Reclaims Wood Matthew Thomas finds reclaimed wood and turns it into something both useful and beautiful.
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