Meet Mike Carroll

Mike Carroll

Mike Carroll lives on Lanai, where he was lured from Chicago by the splendor of the Hawaiian Islands. He has a lifelong passion for art and nature. His original oil paintings and prints reflect this passion. They celebrate Hawaii and invite the viewer to explore her enchanting beauty. After earning a B.A. with Honors in… Read more

Meet Randall Sexton

California-based artist, Randall Sexton, is nationally known for his use of color and expressive brushwork in oil paintings of “everyday” scenes. Raised in rural Connecticut, Sexton moved to San Francisco, CA in 1980 after completing a BFA from the University of Connecticut, Storrs. The Bay Area has proven to be home, where he has earned… Read more

Meet Patrick Saunders

Patrick Saunders is an artist, painting and creating art while traveling across North America in an Airstream Bambi with his photographer wife, Kimberly. He has studied with many renowned painters, including Mark English, Malcolm Liepke, Wilbur Niewald, Richard Schmid, and Burton Silverman. Patrick paints a variety of subjects including portraits, pet portraits, landscapes, cityscapes, and… Read more

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

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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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