COVID may have closed the doors but the Dungog Arts Society still has plenty of original works for sale - online

LARGER THAN LIFE: Marilyn Rudak's watercolour on paper is for sale on the Dungog Arts Society's new online gallery.

LARGER THAN LIFE: Marilyn Rudak's watercolour on paper is for sale on the Dungog Arts Society's new online gallery.

Covid-19 has had a severe impact on not for profit organisations in the Dungog shire.

For the Dungog Arts Society there has been no Jobkeeper so the doors to the gallery in Dowling Street remain closed.

This means no sales.

For the second year in a row the society had to cancel its major fun raiser, the Annual Art Exhibition.

In an attempt to generate some income, the arts society has updated its website to accommodate online sales.

"Hopefully we can earn some income for our artists as well as some commission for us to pay the bills that are still rolling in," said the arts society secretary Greg Mudie.

The new look website is easy to navigate with all the art for sale clearly displayed with the price labelled.

There's also a sneak peek at what the artwork could like like in a home environment.

You can visit www.dungogartssociety.com.au to see the collection for sale.

The range includes works in various mediums and styles and prices range from $40 to $350.

Postage costs are detailed on each work.

Along with the more than 30 artworks, the satirical book "Dogs", written by Dianne Pope and beautifully illustrated by Gaye Shield is also available to order for $15.

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