2011 Award Winners

2011 Best in Show Painting by Clark G. Mitchell, Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational

Best In Show Award: Clark G. Mitchell

The 2011 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Best in Show Award was presented to Clark G. Mitchell. His award-winning painting, “Surf & Turf” is featured at right.

Additional 2011 Artist Awards:

Artist Choice – Randall Sexton
The Irvine Museum Award – Mary Pettis
Honorable Mentions – Scott Burdick, Ronaldo Macedo, Larry Moore
Pioneer Inn Quickdraw Award – Morgan Samuel Price
Pacific ‘O Restaurant Award – Mark Brown
County of Maui Office of Economic Development; Hawaii Tourism Authority Award – Macario Pascual
Maui No Ka ʻOi Magazine Award – Carleton
Kaʻanapali Land Management Corp. Award – Michael Clements
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

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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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