painting 18+

Spend an hour painting!


Kentuck will provide a space to explore and freely express yourself. Bring your favorite picture to paint, or be inspired by objects we will have in the studio.


Participants will not receive specific directions, but Molly Nelko will be there to answer any questions and guide you as needed. All supplies for acrylic paint and watercolors are included.


This class is open to participants 18+. There is a minimum of 3 participants and a maximum of 14. 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: 18+

Dates and Times:

Session A: August 5; 11 AM-12 PM

Session B: August 12; 11 AM-12 PM

Session C: August 19; 11 AM-12 PM

Session D: August 26; 11 AM-12 PM

Location: Kentuck's Studio 2 (look for the blue double doors in the Courtyard of Wonders!)

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.