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

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Want to buy some works of art? Well Get Creative in Crookwell, run by Margaret Wonson, is the place to go. Many people took a look at the store when it officially opened on Saturday, November 13. 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. READ ALSO: Sit back, relax and park in a downtown capsule “I am an artist and for the past two years no artist has been able to exhibit her works as all shows have been canceled due to pandemic, ”she said. “I did a really good painting and a friend of mine helped me open a shop to sell the work. “I made an ad to see if others wanted to sell their work and over 40 people applied. “I now have their work in the store with mine.” READ ALSO: Independents Day: Contestant is ready to take on Taylor in his stead In addition to artwork, art supplies will be sold while a wide variety of art classes will also be held. “I felt that I wouldn’t make a lot of money selling artwork, so I asked if anyone would like to teach,” Ms. Wonson said. “I now have over 14 teachers who teach about 20 different types of lessons. “We offer to teach photography, ceramics, pottery, acrylic painting, watercolor, Chinese brush, furniture restoration and decoration and much more. READ ALSO: Floods, demonstrations and multiplication of naps “We are not taking young children yet, but we are planning to lead younger classes during the holidays. Some teachers have told me that they have trouble getting supplies, so now I’m going to provide them too. “Open 10 am to 4 pm Thursday through Monday, Get Creative in Crookwell is located at 105 Goulburn Street Crookwell. For more information call Margaret Wonson on 0427 365 259. Did you know the Goulburn Post now offers latest alerts? minute and weekly email newsletter Keep up to date with all the local news: sign up below.



Laura J. Boyer