I have been a practising potter for over thirty years now and it all began accidentally, when after completing three years of study at U.B.C. I took a year off to travel and learn something outside of an academic surrounding. Upon returning and going to work to earn some money for my last year at school, a friend asked me if I would take a pottery course with him at the Burnaby Art Centre and that was how it all began. My instructor, there was a wonderful young woman named Bonnie (we have...
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.