2017 Paint Out at Canoe Beach

photo of 2017 Canoe Beach Paint Out by Brad Paulson

Popular Canoe Beach (Hanakao‘o Park near Ka‘anapali, Maui) was well attended by collectors and visitors. This is always a fun morning event. The invited artists create a painting in just 2 hours, as it is a timed event! These paintings were showcased in the pop-up gallery we created at the Royal Lahaina Resort on Friday… Read more


2017 Artists’ Aloha Reception

Maui Youth Philharmonic Symphony at MPAPI Artist Reception

New this year was a weekend artist reception that was free and open to the public. We created a “gallery setting” in the Royal Lahaina Resort and invited the artists to mingle and discuss their paintings with collectors and visitors. The Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra performed throughout the morning, sharing their talents with the attendees…. Read more


2018 Maui Plein Air Painting: Feb 17-25

Viewing art at the 2017 MPAPI awards show

The 2018 schedule for the Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational is planned for February 17 – 25, 2018. The event is held the week of President’s Day. President’s Day is always the third Monday of the month in February. The art venue is filled with art-related activities throughout the week. It typically includes 3 paint outs, 5-6 art sale… Read more

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2015 Schedule of Events

Note to Viewer:  2016 Schedule of Events to be posted by August 7, 2015.  Note that the dates for 2016 are February 13-21.  The 2015 Schedule of Events shown below is to give viewer an idea of components of the week long event. The 2015 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational kicks off February 14 and… Read more


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
info@mauipleinairpainting.org
808-665-1491

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Workshop

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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