Meet our Magnificent Makers
Little Inventors wants children to open their eyes to the world of invention and creativity. But beyond the invention drawings, there is a unique opportunity for children and makers, designers and artists to come together and collaborate to bring children’s imagination to life.
By taking children’s ideas seriously and presenting them in a professional manner through collaboration with skilled makers, we will help showcase children’s original ideas, perspectives and voices.
We also want to challenge the skills and experience of adult makers, and encourage them to push beyond their own limits by engaging with the highly imaginative and unhindered minds of young children.Do you make things?
Join the fun!
I'm an animator and model-maker based in Northumberland. I combine digital animation techniques with more traditional methods like stop motion. I enjoy sharing my skills with others - I'm an Associate Lecturer at Northumbria University and an animation mentor with TICE - introducing children to what it is like working in creative industries.
I run a makerspace called Machines Room and i'm Chief Maker at Little Inventors!
I studied art, and love design. I do lots of DIY, fixing and helping others make things.
I've loved making things since I was a kid, which led to me studying electrical engineering and having all kinds of "maker" related hobbies, from 3D printing and electronics to glass work. Professionally, I spread my love of science & engineering through Let's Talk Science's outreach program. I love sharing my passion for understanding how things work and creating new inventions with kids across Canada, and giving other volunteers the tools they need to share their passion too!
Dominic Wilcox works between the worlds of art, design, craft and technology to create innovative, thought-provoking and surprising objects.
Dominic is also the Chief Inventor at Little Inventors!
Joan Nuguid is a Filipina born artist residing in Toronto, Canada. At best, her work is intimate and personal, deeply inspired by her daily life and experiences as an immigrant woman. She is interested in telling compelling stories that are both complex and easily digestible. Her work has been shown locally in The Ignite Gallery, The Ada Slaight Gallery, The Little Inventor’s program supported by NSERC and recently in Paradise Theatre for TAIS. Her upcoming works include another project with The Little Inventors team and Video Fever 2022 hosted by TSV. Currently she’s pursuing a BFA in Ocad University.
I'm a creator, a maker, an industrial designer. I enjoy the mix of scale and materials my work brings, designing one-off and art-based items, alongside mass-produced objects and individual interiors, furniture and lighting.
Learning the processes is key, knowledge of a workshop/factory informs the designer to create better objects. It's why making and documenting Little Inventors ideas will create the next generation of designers!
Space Concordia is an award-winning, multidisciplinary student society of over 200 students from various fields of studies working on different space-related activities with rocketry, satellite and robotics divisions.
Hello, I am Ben, an animation professional out of Toronto, Canada. I work in an animation studio and do freelance design and illustration on the side.
I am a student at OCAD University majoring in Illustration. I love to draw and bring ideas to life!