Twenty local artists have come together to showcase some of the best creative wares from across the region.
Pop-up shop Creative Fusion has opened in Talbragar Street.
It's the brainchild of Dubbo's Laura Dunkley who wanted to find a space that would allow artists to expose and sell their work.
"Cafes used to be filled with artworks but now that's not the cafe vibe anymore. So finding a space to hang artworks and continually change what you have on display, there's really no spaces in town like that," Ms Dunkley said.
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"Obviously we've got the [Western Plains] Cultural Centre and its fabulous but it's more of a structured exhibition."
Ms Dunkley contacted some artist friends to see what they they thought of a joint exhibition space with a rotating roster of volunteers manning the shop. The response was overwhelmingly positive.
Within three weeks of putting the plan into motion, the pop-up shop opened.
"Even before it opened a lot of the people we spoke to went 'oh my God, Dubbo needs something like it'. It was that real relief that they would be able to see locally produced stuff. We've had locals in, we've had people from far away, but every who has been popping in has been really impressed," Ms Dunkley said.
"For a shop that wasn't designed to be a gallery in the first place, it has quite a good feel."
The artists come from across the Central West and the pop-up gallery not only includes art but items such as earrings, ceramics, cards and clothing.
"Art works are amazing but people don't leave their house every day to buy a piece of art - it's a longer thought process - whereas someone might walk in and they might by a resin board or they might buy a pair of earrings because that's a more spur-of-the-moment purchase," Ms Dunkley said.
At this stage, the shop is open from Wednesday to Sunday and will be around until the new year.
More information is available on the Creative Fusion Instagram and Facebook pages.
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