Chris Jones was born in Winnipeg and now lives in Invermere to be close to his grandchildren. He has worked in the arts his entire life operating independent movie theatres in Winnipeg and Saskatoon. He also worked for the Saskatchewan Craft Council for many years helping craft artists market their work. He is currently involved with the Toby Creek Nordic Ski Club and the Columbia Valley Arts Council where he recently took over as coordinator of Cinefest. "smallsculptures" has become a re...
The story of Side Street Studio is more than the history
of a business. It is the physical expression of a belief
that real art should be accessible to everyone. It is
also the evolution of a business model supported by
principles of community-building economics.