Naomi and Todd Smith celebrated 31 years in the glass business together in 2008.
Todd carries out all the cutting and grinding and Naomi designs and carries out all the soldering.
Naomi has taken stained glass course at St. Catharines, Ontario and in Victoria. She won first and second prize in the Cowichan Spring Arts Fair. She also won first prize for \"Best Display\" in the Esquimalt Christmas fair.
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.