They Won in Maui? Wowie!

2017 Leon Holmes & Lois Reiswig in Outdoor Painter Magazine

The Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational has received some terrific press coverage. Here’s the latest, a full write up in Outdoor Painter magazine, featuring our Best in Show Winner, Leon Holmes. This article by Bob Bahr, opens with: The Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational is a bright spot each February, and on top of the… Read more


2016 Award Winners

photo of jason sacran village galleries bis award check

Best In Show Award: Jason Sacran The 2016 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Best in Show Award was presented to Jason Sacran for his painting, “Lahaina Dusk.” Scroll down to see images of all the award winning paintings. The 2016 MPAPI event was most exciting. with ten new artists and a few changes to the… Read more


2015 Award Winners

Best In Show Award: Hiu Lai Chong The 2015 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Best in Show Award was presented to Hiu Lai Chong for her painting, “All Aboard.”   Her award-winning painting is featured above. Scroll down to see a larger image. The 2015 MPAPI event was most exciting. Artists were painting in all… Read more


2013 Award Winners

photo of Ken Auster, Maui Mosaic, Best in Show 2013

Best In Show Award: Ken Auster The 2013 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Best in Show Award was presented to Ken Auster. His award-winning painting, “Maui Mosiac” is featured at right. Click on it to see it full size. Close the window when done. Great event, great paintings, huge crowds.  None of the participants nor… Read more


Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Gala Reception – 2013

Maui No Ka Oi Gala Art Opening 2013

The final gala reception for the artists was standing room only as the art was flying off the walls! We are ever so grateful to Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine for being our sponsor for the eighth year in a row! This video features artists Betty Hay Freeland, Colleen Howe Bleinberger, Scott W. Prior, Hiu… Read more


2012 Award Winners

Carleton Kinkade, 2012 Best in Show, Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational

Best In Show Award: Carleton The 2012 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Best in Show Award was presented to Carleton. His award-winning painting, “Shady Palm” is featured above. Additional 2012 Maui Plein Air Artist Awards: Artist Choice – Ray Roberts The Irvine Museum Award – Colin Page Honorable Mentions – Mary Pettis; Pierre Bouret; Saim… Read more


2011 Award Winners

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,… Read more


2010 Award Winners

Best In Show Award: George Allan The 2010 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Best in Show Award was presented to George Allan. His award-winning painting, “Lahaina Dock II” is featured above. Additional 2010 Artist Awards: Artist Choice – Randall Sexton The Irvine Museum Award – Ronaldo Macedo Honorable Mentions – Mark Brown, Ned Mueller, Clark… Read more


2009 Award Winners

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… Read more


2008 Award Winners

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… Read more


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
info@mauipleinairpainting.org
808-268-0787

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Workshop

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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