Building the dream
Thomas Bristol, AIA, architect, is the owner of a small Architectural firm in Chewelah, WA., Purple Flat Top Ltd. Architecture. Purple Flat Top refers to a mountain of the same name rising to the North from the Chewelah Valley. Tom lives with his wife, Susan Bristol, on 200+ acres of land just outside of Chewelah.
Tom is one of the most active arts supporters in the Chewelah community, being current president of the Chewelah Arts Guild. He has been active in the City of Chewelah working as past chairman of the Chewelah Planning Commission and operates behind the scenes in many community ways and nearly all visual and performance events in Chewelah. He has worked for nearly 15 years for Chewelah to have its own performance and cultural arts center, and has most recently worked with Chewelah PACA (Performing Arts and Cultural Arts) spending countless hours designing and overseeing remodel of the Chewelah Center for the Arts.