Department of Parks
Pennyrile Forest Holding Landscape Oil Painting Weekend in February

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, January 28, 2015  
Contact Information:  Rebecca Clark,

DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. – For those aspiring to be artists, Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will be holding its Landscape Oil Painting Weekend Feb. 20-22, 2015. If you've always wanted to learn how to paint, this is the weekend event for you!


Learn the wet-on-wet method of oil painting by creating your very own landscape painting. The fees are as follows: $65 for one painting (Saturday or Sunday) class or $120 for two painting classes (Saturday and Sunday) and the Friday night program. There is a maximum of 17 participants per class, so sign up early. The classes will be taught by Bonita Mallory of Eddyville.

For more information, contact Rebecca Clark at 1-800-325-1711 or .


Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park has a lodge, cottages, restaurant and hiking trails. The resort is 20 miles northwest of Hopkinsville on KY 109 N. From Interstate 69, exit at Dawson Springs and take KY 109 south.





The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at