Nick Normal is an artist & maker. From St. Louis, he studied abroad at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London, merging art & technology into his studio practice. Since moving to NYC he’s worked for numerous “#ArtsTech” organizations including Dorkbot, Swimming Cities, & Location One, among others. He launched the education platform at Flux Factory, facilitating skill-sharing classes for the public. He worked for Maker Media, co-organizing 7 flagship Maker Faire events in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park at the NY Hall of Science, while also penning 85 articles for the company’s bi-monthly Make: magazine. Most recently he worked for Adafruit Industries, designers and manufacturers of open-source hardware. He’s lived in Long Island City for 14 years and likes to explore Queens and the other boroughs on his Bianchi D2 Cross.