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Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association Inc. (MAPAPA)

Welcome to MAPAPA's Membership and Events Website

The purpose of this website is to collect and record MAPAPA membership information and support event registrations.  It is rich with other features that new and existing MAPAPA members can use to assist in the following areas:

Board Position to Fill:


Our long-term membership coordinator Greg Johannesen is stepping down. MAPAPA needs a new membership coordinator.  Please email Bruno Baran or Stwewart White  at our MAPAPA.org website to obtain more information or to volunteer your service to our organization.

Annual Meeting

March 18th, 2017

Chesapeake Fine Arts Studio

609 Thompson Creek Rd. 

Stevensville , MD 21666

Directions: Route 50 East, Cross Chesapeake Bay Bridge East Bound Direction, Follow US-301 N/US-50 E to Thompson Creek Road in Stevensville.  Take Exit 38A.  At Traffic Circle, Continue Straight Approx. 2000 ft. On Thompson Creek Road to Chesapeake Fine Arts Studio.

Join us for our annual get together and information sharing with our artist friends and colleagues. We are planning a full day of painting, demo's, presentations and awards. Bring a guest who might be interested.   Please sign up by March 11th, 2017.

All Attendees Will Receive a MAPAPA Monogramed, Lined, Fleece Vest.

Sizes:  Mens and Womens - Indicate Size When Registering

Presentations by:

Abigail McBride

Painting Demo- Portrait Painting

Kenn Backhaus

My Approach to Plein Air Painting

Michael Skalka

The Evolution of Art Materials

Ken Karlic

Wild and Crazy Watercolor