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Makerspace

The RDC Makerspace is a place to learn through exploration, innovation, and creation.

Book an Appointment with Makerspace Staff

RDC Makerspace staff are available to meet with you one-on-one to provide training or assist you in troubleshooting your project.

Located in the Makerspace (room 2006F, second floor of the Library).

Appointments are available in 30-minute blocks on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Click below or phone 403-356-4916.

Meet our Makerspace Staff

Avery

Avery, Makerspace Technician

Avery is a graduate from the RDC Visual Arts Diploma program.  He is experienced with 3D printing, digital and traditional sculpting, and other visual arts techniques.  Avery is currently enrolled in the RDC Applied Animation and Visual Effects Degree.  He is a former Arts Studio Technician for Visual Arts, within the School of Creative Arts at RDC.

Caren, Makerspace Technician

Caren is a Mechanical Engineering Technologist who enjoys computer drawing software and automation. She loves problem-solving, whether it involves interaction with other people or doing jigsaw puzzles and playing brain games. She aspires to broaden her knowledge on technology and programming.

Chris

Chris, Makerspace Technician

Chris is an Electrical Engineering Technologist who is passionate about creating robotics projects to inspire the next generation of makers. Aside from electronic projects, he also enjoys sketching and 3D modeling using different software. Chris has strong programming, design, and multimedia skills.

Felicia

Felicia, Makerspace Technician

Felicia is a graduate of the Visual Art program at RDC whose areas of expertise include digital and traditional art, Python programming, and various computer software. In her spare time, Felicia enjoys drawing, trying out new computer software, playing percussion in a community concert band, playing video games, and working on her web comic.

Kris

Kris, Makerspace Technician

Kris is a self-taught tinkerer/maker who enjoys electronics, woodworking, and metalworking. As a young kid, he always disassembled his toys to see how they worked. Kris loves a challenging project, learning as he goes. He is most proud of his 1:1 fully functioning R2-D2 replica.

 

Lillian, Library Makerspace & Technology Coordinator

Lillian enjoys learning new technology and sharing with users in the Makerspace. She tackles challenges in 2D, 3D projects and video editing with enthusiam. She believes that all individuals have a hidden creative talent!

Riley, Makerspace Technician

Riley thoroughly enjoys building and maintaining computers and considers himself to be a PC enthusiast. He likes to experiment with new and exciting technologies and loves to play video games and sports in his spare time (soccer and basketball). Riley has an interest in woodworking and has dabbled with small electronics in the past (cell phone repair). His latest passion is 3D printing and maker culture in general.