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Glasgow art teacher opens first gallery in Newton Mearns

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Glasgow art teacher Karin Hepburn found herself in the throes of an unlikely success story after the pandemic threatened the closure of her hairdressing business.

A local artist in her community, Karin and her husband, David Hepburn, came up with the idea to save their unit by turning it into Newton Mearns’ first art gallery, Studio Two Six One.

Karin and her husband first took over a salon on Mearns Road in December 2019 but were forced to close around 10 weeks later due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Pic: How a Glasgow art teacher saved her small business amid the cost-of-living crisis (Image: Karin Hepburn, owner of Studio Two Six One, by Colin Mearns, Newsquest)

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