Where Windsorites used to line up for ice cream cones and milk shakes a studio called Sho now serves up art in a variety of flavours.
The studio on Monmouth Road is located in the former Borden’s Dairy building, and co-founder Phil McLeod grew up just down the street. “In fact, my dad worked here on this very spot,” he said, pointing at the floor.
The full name of the space is Sho: Art, Spirit Performance Studio, and since it opened in May 2012, it has been home to art exhibits, dramatic presentations, readings and musical performances.
The project was conceived by former commercial artist McLeod, artist Lorraine Steele, and actor/businessman Barry Brodie.
“It started out as a group of people in the artistic community who wanted to be able to work together,” said McLeod, who previously ran two other ventures, Partners Design and Rawmeet Studio.
“We wanted to blur the lines between various