2017 Jason Sacran & John P Lasater IV Workshop Feb. 27 – March 2, 2017

2017 Sacran & Lasater- Workshop image

4-Day Plein Air Workshop with Jason Sacran & John P Lasater IV ~ ‘Finding Your Edge’ Dates: February 27, 28, March 1, & March 2 (Meet Jason Sacran and John P. Lasater IV at optional gathering the evening before: Feb 26, 2017.) Cost: $700+ tax and processing fees. Location:  Painting locations determined daily by Jason… Read more

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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


2015 Pre-Event Workshop with Brian Stewart

3-Day Plein Air Workshop: Brian Stewart’s Maui Outdoor Painting Workshop Dates: February 10, 11, & 12 (Meet Brian at optional gathering the evening before  – Feb. 9) Cost: $395 (Plus HI taxes and processing fees; materials are separate) Maximum students: 13 We are thrilled to announce Brian Stewart as our guest painting instructor for the pre-event workshop in… 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


2013 Pre-Event Workshop: Randall Sexton

2013 Randall Sexton's Workshop

Randall Sexton presented our 2013 Pre-Event Workshop. He is a treasured and familiar member of our event and travels from his home in San Francisco to join us. He also currently teaches at Pixar University. Visit Randall Sexton’s website for more information. “Learning from a master plein air painter like Randall is a great experience”… Read more


2013 Post-Event Workshop: Mary Pettis

photo of plein air painter, Mary Pettis

Mary Pettis presented our 2013 Post-Event Workshop. Mary is a spirited and generous teacher who grew up in rural Minnesota. She has a strong connection to the outdoors and is a classically trained artist who works mostly from life, using the Alla Prima or Direct Method of oil painting. For over a decade, Mary has… Read more


Lahaina News Features MPAPI Workshops – 2013

The following is an excerpt from the Lahaina News. Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Offers 2 Artists Workshops The Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational announces the offering of two Three-Day Plein Air Workshops led by award-winning artists and oil painters Randall Sexton on February 13-15 and Mary Pettis on February 25-27, 2013. Sexton, a three-time… Read more


8th Annual Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational Showcases Isle, Artists, and Aloha Spirit

LAHAINA, Maui, Hawaii – On February 16-24, 2013, the 8th Annual Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational will bring together 25 of the finest plein air painters from Hawaii and U.S. mainland to compete, reconnect and create original works of art. The public can experience the island captured on canvas as participating artists paint on location… 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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