Crookwell’s new art store Get Creative in Crookwell officially opens | Goulburn Post

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Want to buy some artwork? Well Get Creative in Crookwell, directed by Margaret Wonson, is the place to go. Many people looked at the shop when it officially opened on Saturday, November 13th. Ms. Wonson, who ran a volunteer shop about three years ago, said she decided to start her business because of the difficulties artists faced during the pandemic. ALSO READ: Sit back, relax and park yourself in a downtown cubicle “I’m an artist and for the past two years no artist has been able to showcase their work as all shows have been canceled due to the pandemic,” he said. said. “I did a really good painting and a friend helped me open a shop to sell the piece. I posted an ad to see if other people wanted to sell their work and over 40 people applied. “Now I have their work in the shop along with mine.” ALSO READ: Independents Day: Candidate Taylor ready to take her seat Alongside the artwork, art supplies will be sold, and a wide variety of art classes will be run. “I felt like I couldn’t make a lot of money selling artworks, so I asked if I wanted to teach,” Ms. Wonson said. I have more than 14 teachers teaching 20 different types of lessons. “We offer to teach photography, ceramics, pottery, acrylic paint, watercolor, Chinese brushwork, furniture restoration and decoration, and much more. ALSO READ: Floods, protests and the proliferation of afternoon naps “We don’t take young children yet, but more on holidays We’re considering running junior classes.” Some of the teachers told me they were having trouble finding their materials, so I’m going to procure them now too.” Open Thursday and Monday from 10:00 to 16:00, Get Creative in Crookwell is located at 105 Goulburn Street Crookwell. Call Margaret Wonson on 0427 365 259 for more information. Did you know that? The Goulburn Post now offers breaking news and a weekly email newsletter? Stay up to date with all the local news: sign up below.