Alexis Noriega of The Crooked Feather is best known for her work with animatronic and pneumatic articulating wings and high tech costume props. She has been featured in an episode of Outrageous Acts of Science on the Discovery Science Channel for her work with articulating wings, as well as in an article on People.com and many random features on sites like Bored Panda, The Fabulous World Trotters, Thrillist, Insider Style, and The Modern Met. She has also created wings for R. Kelly, Fords Theater production of The Wiz, Miss USA International, Masuimi Max and Jessica Nigiri, to name just a few.
She is a regular feature at maker/hacker events around Arizona where she works hard to promote Women in Science and Technology and encourage young girls to get involved in math and science. The industry leader in electronic wings, she is eager to share her knowledge with others to encourage exploration of technology, math, science and engineering. When not making wings and costumes she spends her time skydiving, reading, and playing video games.