Meet Jacobus Baas

Born in the Netherlands, Jacobus spent his early years surrounded by the landscapes and cloud-laden skies made famous by the Dutch Masters throughout history. He started painting while in high school and received a well grounded education in the creative process. After graduating he traveled extensively in Europe and visited many of the famous museums… Read more

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Meet Michael Clements

Originally from Decatur, Illinois. Michael, as a young child, enjoyed ‘painting’ and the arts. When he was old enough to hold a crayon he began his journey as an artist. His grandmother, who painted daily later in her life, taught him about oils. She was a big influence in his life. As he grew older,… Read more

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Meet Mary Pettis

Mary and her husband Randy live along the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway in Minnesota. She is considered an expressive realist. She has been trained in classical methods of painting with a Russian influence. Mary studied with Hungarian painter Bela Petheo; Richard Lack, at Atelier Lack; and Daniel Graves, who later became the founder of the… Read more

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Event Organizers

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

Contact us by email:
Katherine Smith, MPAPI Event Coordinator

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Maui Arts League is excited to offer two plein air painting workshops in conjunction with the February, 2018 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational. Both professional artists excel at ‘teaching.’  It is one thing to be a great artist, and yet another to be a superior instructor. Our workshop teachers are selected from the group of MPAPI professional ‘visiting artists’. Leon Holmes from Australia and Morgan Samuel Price from Florida will share their painting knowledge and techniques with  workshop attendees. You won’t want to miss out.

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