About

 

Madison Maxey is founder and technical lead at LOOMIA, where she designs technology and processes for seamless integration of e-textiles into everyday objects. 
- 2013 Thiel Fellow and Forbes 30 under 30
- Residencies and creative work at Autodesk, Pratt's BF+DA,  The School of Visual Arts, Google Creative Labs
- Has built and designed CNC machines, nitinol / high current circuits and a large, textile-based cap touch matrix
- Advanced 3D modeling and 3D printing skills, 3D modeling / CAD, JavaScript, Arduino and physical computing
- Soft circuits research contributed to the Man vehicle lab at MIT
- Ghost author on a 3D printing textbook highlighting AI algorithms for generative design
- Holds two pending patents for e-textile integration

 

RESIDENCIES / AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPs

Lord & Taylor Rose Award (2016)

Lord & Taylor Rose Award (2016)

Autodesk Artist in Residence - Fall 2015

Autodesk Artist in Residence - Fall 2015

Forbes 30 Under 30 Member (2016)

Forbes 30 Under 30 Member (2016)

CF+DA and Teen Vogue Scholarship (2011)

CF+DA and Teen Vogue Scholarship (2011)

Future of Storytelling Fellow (2016)

Future of Storytelling Fellow (2016)

Marie Claire's Young Women's Honors Awardee (2016)

Marie Claire's Young Women's Honors Awardee (2016)


Thiel Fellowship - (2013-2015)

Thiel Fellowship - (2013-2015)

NBC BLK 28 Under 28 ( 2016)

NBC BLK 28 Under 28 ( 2016)

University of Champagne Urbana Guest Lecturer Stay (2016)

University of Champagne Urbana Guest Lecturer Stay (2016)

General Assembly entrepreneur in residence (2013-2014)

General Assembly entrepreneur in residence (2013-2014)

TED@NYC Selected speaker (2014)

TED@NYC Selected speaker (2014)


Brooklyn Magazine 30 Under 30 (2016)

Brooklyn Magazine 30 Under 30 (2016)

BF+DA Impact Awards for Technology and Apparel (2015)

BF+DA Impact Awards for Technology and Apparel (2015)

Pratt's BF+DA Technology Research Fellow

Pratt's BF+DA Technology Research Fellow

School of visual arts visible futures lab residency (2014)

School of visual arts visible futures lab residency (2014)

Undercurrent Fellow (2013 -  2014)

Undercurrent Fellow (2013 -  2014)