2009 Award Winners

Billyo O'Donnell, 2012 Best in Show, Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational

Best In Show Award: Billyo O’Donnell

The 2009 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Best in Show Award was presented to Billyo O’Donnell. His award-winning painting, “Crooked Shack” is featured above.

Additional 2009 Maui Plein Air Artist Awards:

Artist Choice – Larry Moore
The Irvine Museum Award – Kevin Macpherson
Honorable Mentions – Randall Sexton, Camille Przewodek and Ken Auster
Pioneer Inn Quickdraw Award – Billyo O’Donnell
Pacific ‘O Restaurant Award – Jacobus Baas
County of Maui Office of Economic Development; Hawaii Tourism Authority Award
Michael Clements
Maui No Ka ʻOi Magazine Award – Clark G. Mitchell
Kaʻanapali Land Management Corp. Award – Betty Hay Freeland
Cafe Kapalua Award – Mike Carroll


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

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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.

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