2008 Award Winners

Ronaldo Macedo, 2008 Best in Show, Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational

Best In Show Award: Ronaldo Macedo

The 2011 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Best in Show Award was presented to Ronaldo Macedo of Maui. His award-winning painting, “Maui’s Cowboy Town” is featured above.

Additional 2008 Artist Awards:

Artist Choice – Ronaldo Macedo
The Irvine Museum Award – George Allan
Honorable Mentions – Billyo O’Donnell, Scott Prior, Gabor Svagrik
Best Quickdraw Award – Camille Przewodek
Pacific ‘O Restaurant Award – Carleton
County of Maui Office of Economic Development; Hawaii Tourism Authority Award
Saim Caglayan
Maui No Ka ʻOi Magazine Award – Jacobus Baas
Kaʻanapali Land Management Corp. Award – Michael Clements
The Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences, Kapalua Bay Choice Award – Gil Dellinger
Hawaiian Award – Betty Hay Freeland


Event Organizers

Event Co-Sponsors:
Ronaldo Macedo, Artist & Co-Founder Islanders
Lois Reiswig, President, Maui ARTS League

Contact us by email:
Lois Reiswig, MPAPI Event Coordinator

Get PleinTalk News!

Like us on Facebook

Opinions Please!

We have a short survey! Can you help us improve the Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational event by taking our short survey?

Click here to take survey.


In 2017 the MPAPI workshop is taking a different approach. This 4-day workshop is a 'dual-teaching' workshop lead by Jason Sacran and John P Lasater, IV. Our workshop teachers are selected from the group of professional 'visiting artists'. Classes are usually comprised of local Maui artists, workshop teacher referrals, and those wishing to take a class from someone that focuses on specific painting techniques that are of interest to them.

Click here to read more..