Tinker + Maker – K1018-19

Date: Aug 05 - 09, 2019

Skill Level(s): ages 9 - 12 i

Instructor(s): Sam Ticknor

Tuition: $495
Studio Fee: $20
Registration Fee: $25

Time: 9AM – 3PM


Light up your artistic world in this experimental and inventive workshop! We make use of creative hardware, including Arduinos, motors, sensors, LEDs, jumper cables and more to make interactive artworks. We incorporate the basics of electricity, animation and programming to build interactive systems that can respond to the analog world. Students create artful robots that draw, a Rube Goldberg machine, light-up postcards and more! Combine technology and traditional artistic processes to create art of the future.


Sam Ticknor is an artist and educator with a special interest in new media art. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon University, and has taught creative coding and animation in New York City and Pittsburgh at schools, universities, and museums. In Pittsburgh, she also worked on designing and developing interactive exhibits for the Carnegie Museums. Sam’s workshops provide students with space to explore new technology and strategies for using these tools to make great art.

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