As far back as I can remember I've had an affinity for trees and wood. Growing up in Maple Bay on Vancouver Island the forest was my back yard and playground.
Professionally I worked for the Canadian Forest Service for 28 years as a forest health specialist. The work involved the identification and assessment of disturbances caused by insects and diseases and advising forest managers on mitigation. I'd always dabbled with woodwork but it wasn't unt...
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.