August 2019 Newsletter

Maker Highlight: Mitchell Gustin

A teacher and lifelong maker, Mitchell has his creative roots in community. Mitchell is a mindful maker that focuses on education and collaboration when making. 

Starting with a program at NYU called IMPACT, Mitchell made everything from costumes to props for a variety of mediums such as live performance and video. This flexibility carries over not only into his craft but also his teaching Montessori where he always considers their guidelines for materials and founding principles.

In learning about his craft the consistent theme of community rang true in every aspect of his work. The support provided by being a member at MAKE has been invaluable to Mitchell’s craft. The addition of having access to a variety of tools in a single location has opened a whole new world of opportunities in creating for himself and for his students. 

You’ll find Mitchell in either the wood shop or most often on the Zing laser. He also creates wind chimes which we’re hoping to see at MAKE in the future! 


Please remember to budget time for clean up of your work area and tidy up your workspace upon project completion. We have noticed an increase in scrap being left on tools, saw dust in the wood shop, and general clean-up slipping a bit. 

For the safety of all of our patrons and our pets we kindly ask all members and guests to not bring pets to the space. 

Our summer promotion is still going on for non-members that take a class during June, July and August. Upon signing up, new members receive their first month for half off when they sign-up for a recurring monthly membership by August 31, 2019.

If you have friends that are not members currently but have taken or are taking a workshop direct them here to receive the discount.

MAKE Orrery at the Isotopes Science Night

Celebrate science, catch the game, and see your favorite local makerspace show off all in one handy event. Mr. Science, a.k.a. MAKE board member Hubert van Hecke, will be showing off his creation, the giant 6ft tall orrery, August 9th at the Albuquerque Isotopes vs San Antonio Missions game! 

Join the fun and much more for a $9 Reserved Level ticket when using the promo code FAMILY or at the Isotopes Park Box Office. 

Get your tickets here