2017 Schedule of Events

Model for plein air painters at MPAPI

The 2017 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational kicks off February 18 and runs through February 26. 2017 Schedule of Events Saturday, February 18, 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Kick Off Paint Out Lahaina Harbor. Artists begin the event creating freshly painted paintings that are displayed for sale from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in the Pioneer Inn’s… Read more


How Great Painters Are Made

Holiday Graphic about great painters by Eric Rhoads

A Christmas Experiment: How Great Painters Are Made ~ by Eric Rhoads, PleinAir Magazine This post is re-printed courtesy of the author. You can read How Great Painters Are Made – Original Post, here. Silly ideas creep into my brain during perfectly serious moments of conducting business, and this was the perfect week for it…. Read more


2016 Schedule of Events

The 2016 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational kicks off February 13 and runs through February 21. 2016 Schedule of Events Saturday, February 13, 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Kick off Paint Out Lahaina Harbor. Artists begin the event creating freshly painted works of art that are displayed for sale from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the… Read more


2016 Post-Event Workshop with Kenn Backhaus

photo by Kenn Erroll Backhaus, Kenn Erroll Backhaus "Starting my block-in" at Catalina Island

4-Day Plein Air Workshop with Kenn Backhaus – Composition & Brushwork: with an Emphasis on Painting the Illusion of Dappled Light Dates: February 22, 23, 24, & 25 (Meet Kenn at optional gathering the evening before: Feb. 21) Cost: $700 plus tax. Maximum students: 15 Open to intermediate and advanced artists  Please scroll down if you… Read more


2016 Workshops

photo by Kenn Erroll Backhaus, Kenn Erroll Backhaus "Starting my block-in" at Catalina Island

Photo Credit: Kenn Erroll Backhaus Workshop teachers are selected from our ‘visiting’ artists from the mainland. This  is an opportunity for local aspiring artists to take classes from professional artists that they might not normally be able to study with due to the cost to travel to other locations. In addition, the workshop teachers often… Read more


2016 Participating Artists

Christine Teruya, model, Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational

We look forward to welcoming the Participating Artists for the 2016 Maui Plein Air Invitational to the warm breezes and beautiful sunsets of Maui. 25 artists have been selected to paint during the week-long event. Artists come from throughout Hawaii as well as the mainland USA. Their works represent a wide variety of painting styles… Read more


2015 Post-Event Workshops with Dave Santillanes

3-Day Plein Air Workshop Capturing the Atmosphere: Dates: February 23, 24, & 25 (Meet Dave at optional gathering the evening before  – Feb. 22) Cost: $395 (Plus HI taxes and processing fees; materials are separate) Maximum students: 13 We are thrilled to announce Dave Santillanes as our guest painting instructor for the post-event workshops in 2015! Visit Dave Santillanes… Read more


2015 Participating Artists

  We look forward to welcoming the Participating Artists for the 2015 Maui Plein Air Invitational to the warm breezes and beautiful sunsets of Maui.  25 artists have been selected to paint during the week-long event.  Artists come from throughout Hawaii as well as the mainland USA.  Their works represent a wide variety of painting… Read more


2014 Schedule of Events

jodo mission in lahaina maui hawaii

The 2014 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational kicks off February 15 and runs through February 23. See you there!   2014 Schedule of Events Saturday, February 15, 7:30 a.m. to Noon.  Kick off Paint Out Lahaina Jodo Mission and vicinity (mission grounds, Baby Beach, or Mala Wharf).  Artists begin the event at the mission vicinity and… Read more


2014 Pre-Event Workshop with Greg LaRock

Greg LaRock teaching plein air painting

3-Day Plein Air Workshop Dates: February 12, 13, & 14 (Meet Greg at optional gathering the evening before  – Feb. 11) Cost: $395 (Includes all taxes and fees; materials are separate) Maximum students: 16 We are thrilled to announce Greg LaRock as our guest painting instructor for the pre-event workshop in 2014! This workshop is about… 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 Organizer
info@mauipleinairpainting.org
808-665-1491

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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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