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Beginning Painting #948

Have you always wanted to learn to paint? This fun and informative class will get you started using non-toxic water mixable oil paint. Harriet will provide step-by-step instruction on the principles of painting, how different paint works, general layout and use of images, how to use and mix color, see light/shadows, and use different painting tools. Students will watch demonstrations of different techniques and experiment with each one. If you don’t have a clue what to do, this is the class for you! The teacher will meet you where you are; all you have to provide is the desire, ideas, and your presence in class!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Harriet Huff
Session 2 (#948) : Wednesdays, 6 weeks / April 15 – May 20 / 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $175 ($220 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $40

Supply List

Please bring a sketchbook to class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Harriet Huff is an international award winning exhibiting artist and educator for the last 40 years. She has been on the faculty of Philbrook Museum Art School, Colorado Mountain College, Hui No’eau, and Seabury Hall where she taught drawing, painting, and printmaking to over 1000 students. Harriet is an intaglio master printmaker with a BFA from California College of Arts and Crafts. Graduate studies include SAIC, Pratt, Parsons and with Master independent artists.  

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Plein Air Pastel II: Maui Beaches #958

This workshop for intermediate and advanced artists will focus on painting with pastels in an outdoor environment. Students will meet at the Hui on the first day before departing to predetermined locations (typically either Kanaha Beach or Makena Landing) to set up easels and complete paintings on location. Michael will demonstrate his process and guide each individual in the painting of a stunning outdoor landscape. Prerequisite: Plein Air Pastels I or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Michael Clements
Day & Duration : Saturday & Sunday, 2 days / April 25 & 26 / 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $135 ($169 nonmember)

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

An avid plein air artist and advocate for the pastel medium, Michael Clements has been painting around the island of Maui for the past 10 years. His work has been exhibited in many juried shows and can be found in several galleries on Maui. He has participated in many Plein Air Invitational events both on Maui and the mainland. http://michaeleclements.com/

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Fabulous Florals in Watercolor I #955

Discover the magic of underpainting and learn to create luminous florals in this fun workshop! Carmen will provide in-depth coverage of color relationships, modeling for form and value, glazing, and more! Participants will learn the essentials required to plan and execute a painting filled with intensity and light. If you have taken Florals 1 before and have an intermediate skill level in watercolor, Carmen invites you to bring your own floral image to class. Prerequisite: Some previous watercolor experience is recommended.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Carmen Gardner
Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Session 3 (#955): May 2 & 3
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $135 ($169 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $3

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Since arriving on Maui in 1981, Carmen Gardner’s artistic journey has led her through ten years as a popular radio personality where she explored her love of music . . . and the next decade as an actor/director, including a summer at England’s Royal National Theatre where she studied with Sir Ian McKellan and other “British Masters.” And now, she has come full circle … back to her first love: painting. She has always admired watercolor artists and their tenacity. Her art has been influenced by painters like John Singer Sargent; Winslow Homer; Mary Whyte; Henry Caselli; Stephen Scott Young; and Georgia O’Keeffe, to name a few. Carmen has always treasured the creative “process,” the “getting there,” more than the arrival at a final product or performance. To that end, she is now honored to be sharing the adventure with the many “Maui Masters” who make the Valley Isle their home. She hopes her art reflects the “spirit” of the islands. As a 32 year resident of Haiku, on Maui’s north shore, Carmen’s art is an “almost kama’aina’s” reflection on the “island way of life.” She invites you to share in the experience.

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Spontaneous Painting #951 & 952

Join us for a fun, creative, and therapeutic art session! This activity is designed to allow authentic creative expression. Absolutely no artistic experience is required, although spontaneous painting is a great way to help generate a feeling of freedom in those students with more artistic background. Elyra will explain some guidelines that will encourage easy painting from the heart, not the head. Students stand up and paint to facilitate energy flow in the body. Choose what-ever colors speak to you and paint freely in a supportive environment where there are no rights or wrongs. These ses-sions are all about the process (not a technique class). Students usually paint for a while and then share experiences with the group. Register for one or more sessions; you’ll learn something new about yourself each time!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Elyra Easton
Days: Saturday, 1 day sessions / 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Spring Session
Session 3 (#951): April 11 *Plein Air Session (weather permitting) **This session has been cancelled. Please sign up for the next session. Mahalo!
Summer Session
Session 1 (#952): May 9
Session 2 (#1056): June 6
Session 1 (#1057): July 18
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $25 ($32 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $10

Supply List

N/A

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Coming soon!

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Plein Air Pastel I #1051 & #1052

Do you love the soft beautiful quality of pastel? Get ready to enjoy the beauty of the Kaluanui Estate as you experiment with soft pastel as a medium for plein air painting. Students will discover the different types of soft pastel available as well as their various attributes and applications. Participants will also use different pastel papers in combination with a variety of techniques to construct a plein air pastel painting. Michael will demonstrate techniques before students complete a painting on location. The class will focus on composition, values, and color. Prerequisite: an understanding of drawing and painting principles

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Michael Clements
Days: Friday & Saturday, 2 days / 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Session 1 (#1051): May 15 & 16
Session 2 (#1052): June 12 & 13
Location: Children’s Studio (Friday) & Upper Hui parking lot (Saturday)
Tuition: $115 ($144 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

An avid plein air artist and advocate for the pastel medium, Michael Clements has been painting around the island of Maui for the past 10 years. His work has been exhibited in many juried shows and can be found in several galleries on Maui. He has participated in many Plein Air Invitational events both on Maui and the mainland. http://michaeleclements.com/

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Native Florals in Watercolor Workshop #1060

We’re combining art and conservation for this weekend watercolor workshop! Students in this class will create a watercolor painting that focuses on a plant species native to Maui nui. Carmen and East Maui Watershed Partnership will work together to select a subject that is intriguing to both paint and study! In addition to learning watercolor techniques and getting well on your way to a finished work of art, students will have the opportunity to learn about the selected species from an expert from East Maui Watershed Partnership who will make a special visit to class!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Carmen Gardner
Day & Duration : Saturday & Sunday, 2 days / May 16 & 17 / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $125 ($157 nonmember)
Supply: $5

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Since arriving on Maui in 1981, Carmen Gardner’s artistic journey has led her through ten years as a popular radio personality where she explored her love of music . . . and the next decade as an actor/director, including a summer at England’s Royal National Theatre where she studied with Sir Ian McKellan and other “British Masters.” And now, she has come full circle … back to her first love: painting. She has always admired watercolor artists and their tenacity. Her art has been influenced by painters like John Singer Sargent; Winslow Homer; Mary Whyte; Henry Caselli; Stephen Scott Young; and Georgia O’Keeffe, to name a few. Carmen has always treasured the creative “process,” the “getting there,” more than the arrival at a final product or performance. To that end, she is now honored to be sharing the adventure with the many “Maui Masters” who make the Valley Isle their home. She hopes her art reflects the “spirit” of the islands. As a 32 year resident of Haiku, on Maui’s north shore, Carmen’s art is an “almost kama’aina’s” reflection on the “island way of life.” She invites you to share in the experience.

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Introduction to Basic Encaustic Painting with Visiting Artist Patricia Aaron #1065

Participants will enjoy having the opportunity to learn fundamental skills in this stimulating two-day encaustic workshop that uses hot beeswax mixed with resin and pigment to create incredible works of art! Students will see a demo on and experiment with preparing panel surfaces, making encaustic medium, painting with warm pigmented wax, using a variety of brushes and brushstrokes, and safe fusing techniques. Each participant will complete class with at least one finished surface and information on safety and ventilation for their workspace. Students will also be shown image transfers and collaged surfaces with beeswax. Join us and discover the luminous and transclucent qualities of this medium!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Patricia Aaron
Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
May 23 & 24 / 9:30am – 4:30 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $175 ($219 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $75

Supply List

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Patricia Aaron has exhibited in both solo and invitational shows both regionally and nationally during the past 25 years. Patricia Aaron earned her MFA from University of Denver School of Art and Art History and her BS Business Management from University of Maryland in Heidelberg, Germany. Patricia has received artist residency fellowships at Ucross, Ucross, WY; Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, CO; Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO; Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM and Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA. Her gallery representation includes William and Joseph Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI; and Space Gallery, Denver, CO. Patricia has taught as Adjunct Faculty with University of Denver, University of Colorado at Denver, Regis University, Arapahoe Community College, and Art Students League of Denver. www.patriciaaaron.com

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Expand Your Encaustic Horizon- Advanced Beginner & Intermediate Workshop #1066

After painting and composition demos in the morning, students will have time to explore new techniques in the afternoons and have one-on-one time with the instructor to troubleshoot personal work. The class will have the chance to use both encaustic pigmented paints & encaustic pigment sticks. Students will also and explore mixed media surfaces to paint (ceramic, tar paper, etc.), the use of stencils, fun with incising tools, and inks. Students will leave the workshop with a small series of work and confidence to work independently. Prerequisite: previous encaustic experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Patricia Aaron
Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
May 30 & 31 / 9:30am – 4:30 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $175 ($219 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $75

Supply List

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Patricia Aaron has exhibited in both solo and invitational shows both regionally and nationally during the past 25 years. Patricia Aaron earned her MFA from University of Denver School of Art and Art History and her BS Business Management from University of Maryland in Heidelberg, Germany. Patricia has received artist residency fellowships at Ucross, Ucross, WY; Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, CO; Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO; Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM and Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA. Her gallery representation includes William and Joseph Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; Water Street Gallery, Douglas, MI; and Space Gallery, Denver, CO. Patricia has taught as Adjunct Faculty with University of Denver, University of Colorado at Denver, Regis University, Arapahoe Community College, and Art Students League of Denver. www.patriciaaaron.com

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Beginning Painting & Drawing #1062

Everyone can learn to draw and paint! In this introductory class in both drawing and painting, students will become knowledgeable and skilled in the basic art elements of line, value, color, & design. They will learn to draw what they see, shade or tone images, understand and apply color theory, use a variety of painting techniques, and create compositions that entice the viewer. Materials will include pencil, charcoal, acrylic and/or oil paints. This basic skills class will provide lots of enjoyment, opportunity for self-expression, and a sense of self-accomplishment. *Please specify if you would like to use oils or acrylics at the time of registration.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Beverly Barnard
Day & Duration : Sundays, 6 weeks / June 7 – July 19 (no class on June 21) / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $185 ($232 nonmember)
Supply Fee: $55

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Coming soon!

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Painting Luminous White Flowers Using Optical Color #1058

This watercolor workshop will teach students with some experience how to approach creating luminous whites using layers of transparent watercolor. Carmen will demonstrate the principles of glazing and you’ll watch your paintings of white flowers come alive! Prerequisites: Some experience with watercolor

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Carmen Gardner
Day & Duration : Saturdays, 3 weeks / June 13 – June 27 / 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $125 ($157 nonmember)
Supply: $5

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Since arriving on Maui in 1981, Carmen Gardner’s artistic journey has led her through ten years as a popular radio personality where she explored her love of music . . . and the next decade as an actor/director, including a summer at England’s Royal National Theatre where she studied with Sir Ian McKellan and other “British Masters.” And now, she has come full circle … back to her first love: painting. She has always admired watercolor artists and their tenacity. Her art has been influenced by painters like John Singer Sargent; Winslow Homer; Mary Whyte; Henry Caselli; Stephen Scott Young; and Georgia O’Keeffe, to name a few. Carmen has always treasured the creative “process,” the “getting there,” more than the arrival at a final product or performance. To that end, she is now honored to be sharing the adventure with the many “Maui Masters” who make the Valley Isle their home. She hopes her art reflects the “spirit” of the islands. As a 32 year resident of Haiku, on Maui’s north shore, Carmen’s art is an “almost kama’aina’s” reflection on the “island way of life.” She invites you to share in the experience.

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Teacher’s Professional Development— Elements & Principals of Art with Visiting Artist Yvonne Manipon #1070

In this workshop, classroom teachers explore the elements and principals of art through hands-on painting and drawing activities. The class will focus on useful concepts to incorporate into teaching—color theory, patterns in nature, line, and shape. These lessons can be applied to Common Core English Language Arts and Science standards for grades K-12. This program was generously sponsored by donations from Art Affair 2015.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Yvonne Manipon
Day & Duration: Thursday, 1 day
July 9 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Media Lab
Tuition & Supply Fee: $10

Supply List

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Born in Southern California and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Yvonne Manipon
completed her MA in Arts Administration at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and earned her BA degree at the University of Oregon, where she majored in Fine and Applied Arts and Art History. Currently, Yvonne lives and works in Honolulu, Hawai‘i as a teaching artist for the Honolulu Museum Art School and as a Museum Guide for the Art Bento program at Hawai‘i State Art Museum. Before moving back to Hawai‘i, Yvonne was the Executive Director for the Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts (MECCA), taught art classes for the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and served as a docent leading tours at the UO Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Yvonne is thrilled to be back in the islands of Hawai‘i where she finds her inspiration in the landscape investigating the beauty and unique quality of light found in the Hawaiian Islands. http://yvonnemanipon.blogspot.com/

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Plein Air Painting Workshop with Visiting Artist Yvonne Manipon #1071

Learn to paint luscious landscapes alla prima! Alla prima (also known as “direct painting” or “wet on wet” oil painting) is an Italian term, which means “at first.” Using this technique, students will complete entire paintings in one session. This method is particularly useful for painters who paint outdoors en plein air. Classes will include demos, structured exercises, individual instruction on your own projects, and critique. All levels working in oil or acrylic are welcome to join the class and learn a step-by-step process for building successful paintings.

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Visiting Artist Yvonne Manipon
Day & Duration: Saturday & Sunday, 2 days
July 11 & 12 / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $75 ($94 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

About the Teaching Artist

Born in Southern California and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Yvonne Manipon completed her MA in Arts Administration at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and earned her BA degree at the University of Oregon, where she majored in Fine and Applied Arts and Art History. Currently, Yvonne lives and works in Honolulu, Hawai‘i as a teaching artist for the Honolulu Museum Art School and as a Museum Guide for the Art Bento program at Hawai‘i State Art Museum. Before moving back to Hawai‘i, Yvonne was the Executive Director for the Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts (MECCA), taught art classes for the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and served as a docent leading tours at the UO Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Yvonne is thrilled to be back in the islands of Hawai‘i where she finds her inspiration in the landscape investigating the beauty and unique quality of light found in the Hawaiian Islands. http://yvonnemanipon.blogspot.com/

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Plein Air Pastel II: Native Species #1061

This workshop for intermediate and advanced artists will focus on painting with pastels in an outdoor environment and focusing on native species as a subject. Students will meet at the Hui before departing to a predetermined location (likely Kealia Pond) to set up easels and complete paintings on location. Michael will demonstrate his process and guide each individual in the painting of a stunning outdoor landscape. Prerequisite: Plein Air Pastels I or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Michael Clements
Day & Duration : Saturday & Sunday, 2 days / July 18 & 19 / 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: Meet at upper Hui parking lot
Tuition: $135 ($169 nonmember)

Supply List

Click here to download a supply list for this class.

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

An avid plein air artist and advocate for the pastel medium, Michael Clements has been painting around the island of Maui for the past 10 years. His work has been exhibited in many juried shows and can be found in several galleries on Maui. He has participated in many Plein Air Invitational events both on Maui and the mainland. http://michaeleclements.com/

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Watercolor & Pastel Seascape Workshop #1059

In this mini workshop, Carmen will guide participants in learning how to combine watercolor and pastel to create waves, foam, clouds, rocks, splashes, and more. Participants will walk away from class having completed a small painting—ready to frame (and/or give as a gift!). If you want a creative afternoon, this class is for you!

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Carmen Gardner
Day & Duration : Saturday, 1 day / August 1 / 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Location:Children’s Studio
Tuition: $50 ($63 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

Since arriving on Maui in 1981, Carmen Gardner’s artistic journey has led her through ten years as a popular radio personality where she explored her love of music . . . and the next decade as an actor/director, including a summer at England’s Royal National Theatre where she studied with Sir Ian McKellan and other “British Masters.” And now, she has come full circle … back to her first love: painting. She has always admired watercolor artists and their tenacity. Her art has been influenced by painters like John Singer Sargent; Winslow Homer; Mary Whyte; Henry Caselli; Stephen Scott Young; and Georgia O’Keeffe, to name a few. Carmen has always treasured the creative “process,” the “getting there,” more than the arrival at a final product or performance. To that end, she is now honored to be sharing the adventure with the many “Maui Masters” who make the Valley Isle their home. She hopes her art reflects the “spirit” of the islands. As a 32 year resident of Haiku, on Maui’s north shore, Carmen’s art is an “almost kama’aina’s” reflection on the “island way of life.” She invites you to share in the experience.

Intermediate Oil Painting: Abstract Expressionism #1053 & #1054

In this class designed for those with some background in oil painting, Tony will work with students to enhance and achieve each individual’s artistic vision. Don’t miss this opportunity to study and consult with a true master of the language of abstract expressionism! Prerequisite: Beginning Oil Painting or equivalent experience

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Tony Walholm
Days: Thursdays, 8 weeks / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Session 1 (#1053): August 13 – October 1
Session 2 (#1054): October 15 – December 10 (no class on 11/26)
Location: Children’s Studio
Tuition: $225 ($282 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artists

Tony Walholm is renowned for his large-scale oil paintings of the “visionary abstract” style. Tony taught at Chaminade University in Honolulu for ten years before becoming a teaching artist for the Hui. He has been painting full time since 1982. His work can be seen at the Stanford University Children’s Hospital, the Hawai‘i State Art Museum, and the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater and is part of many private collections. He is currently represented by Paia Contemporary Gallery.

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Plein Air Palette Knife Oil Painting #1063

Join award winning artist George Allan for this two-day class held at the George Allan Studio in Kula. Students will receive instruction on the mixing of oil paint, palette knife technique, composition, and using George’s palette of colors. Don’t miss this opportunity! Space is limited and will fill quickly! Prerequisite: some knowledge of color

Class Schedule & Tuition

Teaching Artist: Guest Artist George Allan
Day & Duration : Saturday & Sunday, 2 days / August 15 & 16 / 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (Saturday) & 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Sunday)
Location: George Allan Studio in Kula
Tuition: $235 ($294 nonmember)

Supply List

TBD

Open Studio

N/A

About the Teaching Artist

George Allan has been an award-winning oil painter on Maui for 40 years. He was born in Melbourne, Australia, attended the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, then traveled for 12 years throughout North & South America, Europe and Russia. While living for 8 years in St. Anton, Austria, he studied art every summer in various European museums. Arriving in Lahaina in 1973, one of his first art awards was in 1977, when he won the Juror’s Award in the Hui’s Ethel Baldwin Memorial Exhibit. His work was accepted in 5 Artists of Hawai’i exhibits at the Honolulu Academy of Arts from 1979 to 1990. He has been invited many times to participate in invitational shows of The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu; Laguna Blanca Art Invitational, Santa Barbara; the Maui Arts & Cultural Center; and Hui No’eau Visual Arts Center. George has also been a Juror for exhibits throughout Hawai’i. He has written two books, “Our Island Home,” published by Village Galleries in Lahaina in 2000; and “Life is a Performance”, published by Maui Arts & Cultural Center in 2002. He has taught palette knife oil painting classes at the Hui since 1993, at the Volcano Art Center, the Lana’i Art Program, and various advanced placement art classes in high schools on Maui. His work is included in the collections of the Hawai’i State Art Museum, the Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, as well as corporate and private collections throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

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