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The Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational (MPAPI) is a week-long art event. The 12th annual event will be held Saturday, February 18 through Sunday, February 26. 2017.

Watch 26 artists (8 new-to-event) create inspiring paintings at the Lahaina Harbor Kick Off, Kapalua Bay Sunset Paint Out, and the Canoe Beach Quick Draw. Seven opportunities to purchase original paintings. The week culminates with the 'Art to Heart' Gala, the Artists' Aloha Reception and, the 'Color Me Happy' Youth Outdoor Painting Day - all held at the Royal Lahaina Resort. View last year's event videos that will encourage you to book your travel plans
Mark N. Brown is proud to be selected/invited as the only artist to represent Oahu at the world renown Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational (MPAPI) event.

The 2017 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational kicks off February 18 through Sunday, February 26. 2017.

2017 Schedule of Events

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 Courtyard in Lahaina.
  • Monday, February 20, 6 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Artists' Mini-Paintings Silent Auction is held in the Snug Harbor room at the Pioneer Inn 6-7 p.m. Artists' small paintings no smaller than 5"x7" and no larger than 8″x8,″ are treasures that the artists bring with them to the event. This is a well attended free event and all paintings sell each year.
  • Monday, February 20, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Jean Stern, Executive Director of The Irvine Museum in California will present a lecture, ‘The Art of Looking at ART.' It will be held in the courtyard of the Pioneer Inn. This is a ‘standing room' only event. Plan to come early, view and buy art, and locate your seat in their plantation style courtyard setting. Free and open to the public. No Host bar provided.
  • Wednesday, February 22, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunset Paint Out sponsored by Montage Kapalua Bay is 3-6 p.m. and is another opportunity to see all of the artists in the same vicinity. The artists will gather in Kapalua to find inspiration in the sunset and beach scenes. A Hawaiian model is present for artists who may select to capture this image on canvas. This beach area is considered one of the prettiest and most frequented beaches on Maui. The artists' paintings from this day will be on display and available for purchase in the Montage Kapalua Bay Sunset Room 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Friday, February 24, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Hanaka'o'o Park (commonly referred to as Canoe Beach) & Vicinity Quick Draw sponsored by Mala, Honu, Frida's restaurants is a timed event where artists have just two hours to complete a painting. The public has an opportunity to watch a painting being created from start to finish. This beach area is home to several local canoe clubs. Their canoes, along with surrounding beach, ocean, island views will provide for interesting imagery for the paintings.
  • Friday, February 24, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Come meet the 26 MPAPI participating artists, view their paintings, and take one or more home with you. This is an opportunity to own original paintings at affordable prices. If you attended the event in the past, you know how much fun it is to see everyone positioning themselves to view the 100+ original paintings. If you have not attended, this is one of those art events that is a must attend event. Seeing 100+ paintings in one location on Maui is pretty special. The ‘Art in Your Heart' Gala & Art Sale sponsored by Royal Lahaina Resort is a ticketed event. Includes Hawaiian Welcome, Opening Remarks, Awards Presentation, Four Course Dinner, Entertainment, and Live Auction highlighting Best In Show award winning painting. Event provides an opportunity for art collectors wishing to buy paintings a priority viewing before the Artists' Aloha Reception the next day (Saturday). Award winning paintings remain in the Royal Lahaina Resort Ballroom Gallery until Sunday to allow for the display of ‘all' winning award paintings. Patrons and collectors have remarked that they often don't get to see the all winning paintings whether unable to attend on Friday or that the purchaser took the painting/(s) home with them. Ticket price is $175 per person plus a processing fee. Tickets may be requested by completing the Request for Purchase of ‘Art in Your Heart' Gala form. You will receive an email invoice for payment, allowing you to use your credit card. Your tickets are not confirmed until the invoice has been paid. You will receive confirmation of your ticket purchase and the ticket(s) will be at Will Call the evening of the event. Limited seating.
  • Saturday, February 25, 10 a.m. -- 2 p.m. Artists' Aloha Reception provides an opportunity for the general public to view and purchase paintings. The artists will replace paintings sold on Friday night with new paintings. A highlight of the Artists' Aloha Reception is to view the 2017 award winning paintings in the Royal Lahaina Resort Ballroom Gallery. All award paintings will remain in the Royal Lahaina Resort ballroom gallery until Sunday at which time collectors may pick up their purchase/(s). Other purchases may be taken at time of purchase. The public has one last chance to interact with the artists, view and purchase paintings, and bid them a safe journey home. Free and open to the public. Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra & Friends will be providing classical music as background during the day. In addition, they will be debuting a new score written specifically for Maui Arts League. Light refreshments provided. Royal Lahaina Resort Ballroom Gallery remains open until 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 26, 10 a.m. -- 4 p.m. Plein Air Final Sale. Last chance to view and purchase paintings at the Royal Lahaina Resort Ballroom Gallery. Artists' not required to attend. The show and sale ends at 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 26, 10 a.m. -- 2 p.m. ‘Color Me Happy' Youth's Art Event. Four groups of 10 each participate in various art activities commensurate with age skill level. Registration required. Limited to 40 youth. Please complete form requesting participation if you or your child would like to participate in this fun day of art activities. Guidelines and confirmation will be forwarded upon acceptance of completed form. No cost to registered youth.

The 26 Participating Artists for the 2017 Maui Plein Air Invitational have been selected! They 26 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 showcasing local perspectives. This year in addition to many artists that have participated in the past, we welcome 9 new artists to our event.


Below are the artists who will be joining us in 2017.

you can click on each artist's name to visit his or her website; each link opens in a new browser window.


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Oahu Market - Chinatown - 2
Ref. No.: 18400 ** Price: $1400 ** Size: 24" x 30" ** Inspiration: Being half Chinese in race, my mother would take me to Chinatown to sample the food and culture. Now, seeing it as a artist, Oahu's Chinatown market is a great buffet for the eyes and senses. More...


Mark has over 100 sold paintings. Visit this online gallery to see them as well as current works available for sale currently in Honolulu.
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Alkai Beach/ Seattle
Ref. No.: 18467 ** Price: $400 ** Size: 12" x 16" ** More...
Byodo In Valley Of The Temples
Ref. No.: 18461 ** Price: $1800 ** Size: 24" x 36" ** More...
Canoe Regatta At Heiea Boat Harbor
Ref. No.: 18408 ** Price: $2400 ** Size: 24" x 48" ** Inspiration: When I arrived at Heiea Boat Harbor at Kaneohe Bay, a canoe regatta was starting to set up. I captured the lineup before the paddlers got in, with the Kualoa mountains in the background More...
Canoes Of Kailua
Ref. No.: 18403 ** Price: $5500 ** Size: 36" x 80" ** Inspiration: Canoes of Kailua was inspired by the paddlers who train daily over the course of the 3 days that I spent on location at Kailua beach. More...
Haiku Gardens
Ref. No.: 18463 ** Price: $300 ** Size: 9" x 12" ** More...
Haleiwa Bridge Afternoon
Ref. No.: 18413 ** Price: $600 ** Size: 12" x 24" ** Inspiration: Afternoon view of Haleiwa town's popular Anahulu Bridge or Rainbow Bridge at the North Shore More...
Haleiwa Bridge Morning
Ref. No.: 18414 ** Price: $600 ** Size: 12" x 24" ** Inspiration: Lovely site of Anahulu Bridge or Rainbow Bridge at Haleiwa, North Shore More...
Haleiwa Bridge Reflections
Ref. No.: 18412 ** Price: $600 ** Size: 12" x 24" ** Inspiration: Inspiring views of Rainbow Bridge. This Haleiwa Bridge marks the entrance to old Haleiwa Town at the North Shore More...
Haleiwa Harbor - 2
Ref. No.: 18404 ** Price: $2800. ** Size: 36" x 48" ** Inspiration: Haleiwa Harbor is my 2nd version with this theme, that was done in the harbor. My first version became the poster for the Haleiwa Art Festival at the North Shore in 2012 More...
Haleiwa Harbor Morning
Ref. No.: 18415 ** Price: $1400 ** Size: 24" x 30" ** Inspiration: Wake up to this view of the North Shore's Haleiwa Harbor in the island of Oahu More...
Haleiwa Town
Ref. No.: 18411 ** Price: $600 ** Size: 12" x 24" ** Inspiration: The historic Haleiwa Town at the North Shore in the island of Oahu More...
Hula Girls Up Next
Ref. No.: 18460 ** Price: $3300 ** Size: 36" x 48" ** More...
Jump Rock Of Waimea Bay
Ref. No.: 18401 ** Price: $3600 ** Size: 36" x 60" ** Inspiration: The Jump Rock of Waimea Bay in Haleiwa on the North Shore of Oahu. Jumping off "The Rock" on Waimea Bay is on a lot of tourist's and local's bucket list to try during the summer when the bay is flat and the rock is reachable. More...
Kailua Tidepools
Ref. No.: 18410 ** Price: $1400 ** Size: 24" x 36" ** Inspiration: This artowk inspired by the Kailua beach tidepools was painted down the hill from the Lanikai monument in Kailua. I am in my own world as I look upon all the activity before me. More...
Kalihi Garden
Ref. No.: 18464 ** Price: $400 ** Size: 12" x 16" ** More...
Kualoa Ranch
Ref. No.: 18459 ** Price: $1800 ** Size: 24" x 36" ** More...
Laiea Break
Ref. No.: 18418 ** Price: $300 ** Size: 9" x 12" ** Inspiration: Lovely view of the beach and surf in Laie, a small town on Oahu's northeastern shore. More...
Lanikai Canoes
Ref. No.: 18470 ** Price: $1400 ** Size: 15" x 30" ** More...
Lanikai Hill Of Kailua
Ref. No.: 18405 ** Price: $5500 ** Size: 36" x 80" ** Inspiration: Lanikai Hill of Kailua was first started as a smaller painting,but because of the potential of the layout and inspiring views of Lanikai Hill in Kailua, I went back the next day with a door panel and enthused. More...
Lanikuhonua/ Ko'olina
Ref. No.: 18465 ** Price: $2800 ** Size: 24" x 48" ** More...
Makapu'u Lookout
Ref. No.: 18462 ** Price: $3300 ** Size: 36" x 48" ** More...
Oahu Market - Chinatown - 2
Ref. No.: 18400 ** Price: $1400 ** Size: 24" x 30" ** Inspiration: Being half Chinese in race, my mother would take me to Chinatown to sample the food and culture. Now, seeing it as a artist, Oahu's Chinatown market is a great buffet for the eyes and senses. More...
Olomana Of Windward Oahu
Ref. No.: 18402 ** Price: $1000 ** Size: 18" x 24" ** Inspiration: Olomana of Windward Oahu was painted from the Heiau of Kawainui marsh, because of the remoteness of this vantage point of one of Mount Olomana three peaks, I can identify with the hikers that attempt this hill. More...
Pu'uikena Beach
Ref. No.: 18468 ** Price: $5500 ** Size: 36" x 80" ** More...
Queens Beach Waikiki - 3
Ref. No.: 18409 ** Price: $2800 ** Size: 30" x 40" ** Inspiration: Queens Beach in Waikiki makes for a great focal point with the big Banyan tree which is a hub of a lot of activity in Waikiki. I look towards the beach beyond the Royal Hawaiian Hotel and imagine just the Moana hotel being its only companion years ago. More...
Rabbit Island
Ref. No.: 18466 ** Price: $400 ** Size: 12" x 16" ** More...
Rainbow Bridge Of Haleiwa
Ref. No.: 18416 ** Price: $2400 ** Size: 24" x 48" ** Inspiration: The popular Rainbow Bridge or Anahulu Bridge can be found in Haleiwa at the North Shore, Oahu. More...
Stormy Day At Makapu'u Beach
Ref. No.: 18406 ** Price: $5500 ** Size: 48" x 60" ** Inspiration: Stormy day at Makapu'u Beach was done during the worst storm that even body surfers wouldn't go out.
But it was the perfect because of the energy it created for this painting inspired by the strong breaks overlooking Makapu'u Beach in Waimanalo. More...
Volley Ball Day At Waimea Bay
Ref. No.: 18407 ** Price: $5500 ** Size: 36" x 80" ** Inspiration: Volley ball day at Waimea Bay is on Wednesday's
and I happen to be there with a door panel and my easel. Great youthful energy captured at Waimea Bay at the North Shore. More...
Waihole Valley
Ref. No.: 18417 ** Price: $2800 ** Size: 30" x 40" ** Inspiration: Picturesque view of Waihole Valley in Kaneohe. More...
West Maui Mountains
Ref. No.: 18469 ** Price: $600 ** Size: 16" x 20" ** More...
Yokohama Beach
Ref. No.: 18458 ** Price: $1800 ** Size: 24" x 36" ** More...



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2/13/2016 - 2/21/2016

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