Using the MIX to Make a Difference

Kathy McCabe, one of our MIX volunteers who runs a weekly workshop called MIX Fix Textiles, is using the MIX and her skills to help an individual with a spinal cord injury and high skin hypersensitivity find greater personal freedom. How? By collaborating in the creation of a leg protector that will reduce the chances of this individual experiencing excruciating pain when he goes out in public in his wheelchair.

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Michelle Melo
MIX Maker Consultant Creates His First 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand

Our MIX Maker Consultant Denys Kuratchenko was recently certified as a maker by E-nabling The Future, a global community of digital humanitarians who create free 3D printed prosthetic hands and arms for individuals who have lost them from disease, accident, war, or natural disaster. Each recipient will receive a prosthetic that is measured to their sizes and specifically created to suit their functional needs.

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Michelle Melo
MIX Maker Manager featured at "The George"

Our MIX Maker Manager, Amanda Jarvis, is featured in The George, the official news website of George Mason University. The article focused on Amanda’s creative journey from her hometown in Oklahoma to her current projects that combine arts and technology through wearable electronics.

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Michelle Melo
Meet our Staff: Henry

Henry is a junior majoring in Industrial Organizational Psychology. He teaches vinyl and visual arts workshops at the MIX. His interests include psychology, philosophy, story-telling, and the outdoors.

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Michelle Melo