I was born in Edmonton Alberta in Sept 1943, and grew up on a farm not far from there. At age 16 I started to learn guitar to accompany a voice inherited from both my Mom and Dad who had beautiful voices. I played in bands until I was near thirty then abandoned music for over 20 years to make room for another great love, photography. I took and taught many courses and thrived on Ansel Adams and John Weston among many other creative geniuses. I once took a course with Ansel it drove me to ...
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.