Department of Parks
Audubon Park Watercolor Workshop With Kathie George March 24-27

Press Release Date:  Friday, January 10, 2014  
Contact Information:  Kim McGrew, 270-827-1893,
kim.mcgrew@ky.gov
 


HENDERSON, Ky. – John James Audubon State Park in Henderson is hosting a four-day wax and watercolor art workshop March 24-27. The workshop for adults will feature nationally known artist Kathie George.

 

These will be hands-on sessions for participants as they learn George’s watercolor batik on rice paper technique. The sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

 

The fee for the four-day session is $375 ($200 is due when registering; balance is due March 15). A supply list will be provided. Contact Kim McGrew for information at 270-827-1893 or kim.mcgrew@ky.gov

 

John James Audubon State Park is the site where Audubon studied and painted birds from 1810-1819. The park is equipped with cottages and a campground, and offers many recreational opportunities, including a nine-hole golf course, six miles of hiking trails, fishing and more. It also has a museum and nature center that interprets Audubon’s life through a collection of his paintings and memorabilia. For more information, visit www.parks.ky.gov. 

 

The park is located on U.S. 41 in the northern outskirts of Henderson, ½-mile south of the U.S. 41 bridge over the Ohio River.

 

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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 http://www.parks.ky.gov