creating from the collection
inspired by the work of dion hitchings

Creating from the Collection is a series that will showcase artists from Kentuck's Permanent Collection. Each month we will feature a new artists from the collection. Each studio session will have information about the artist and a project related to that artist.


We will feature Dion Hitchings. In this session, we will create a drawing using translucent layers on recycled cereal boxes This series will be a great opportunity to learn more and get some hands on experience with folk art.


This class is for ages 8 and up.


June Dates

Session A: June 16, 2022; 3:30-4:30 PM

Session B: June 30, 2022; 3:30-4:30 PM


There is a minimum of 5 participants and a maximum of 16. If the minimum is not met, participants will be refunded. 

Please email Molly Nelko, Program Assistant,  at with any questions. 

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Kentuck workshops are non-refundable after the registration closes. If you would like to cancel before the deadline passes, please email or call 205-758-1257. If the class does not meet the minimum by the registration deadline and the workshop is cancelled, all participants will be refunded their registration fees.

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This workshop is sponsored in part by the Alabama State Council on the Arts.


Age Range: 8 & up

Dates and Times: 

June Dates

Session A: June 16, 2022; 3:30-4:30 PM

Session B: June 30, 2022; 3:30-4:30 PM

Location: Kentuck's Georgine Clarke Building

Tuition: $15All supplies will be included

Meet the Instructor

Molly Nelko

A native of Mobile, AL, Molly Nelko has joined Kentuck’s staff as our Programming Assistant! She attended Springhill College and received a BA in fine art with a focus on oil painting and printmaking. Her work has been in individual exhibitions from Portland, OR to Hilton Head SC, and can be found online. Molly currently lives in Tuscaloosa with her husband, three children, and cat Quill. She has experimented with many different forms of art, and some of her favorites are encaustic, tessellations, and ink wash. Molly currently works in her studio regularly, but her focus has become more about enjoying creative projects with her children.