Artist Registration

Thank you for planning to join us in Escalante in late September for one of the region’s best plein air events. We look forward to having you here and know that you will enjoy your time in our special corner of Utah’s canyon country.

Prior to registering, please review the Artist Rules and Guidelines. You will be asked to sign this form when you have your surfaces stamped.

Plein Air Registration Fees

Early Bird open thru April 30
  • Plein Air One Category – $30
  • Plein Air Two Categories – $50
Regular – May 1 to Aug 31
  • Plein Air One Category – $40
  • Plein Air Two Categories – $70
Late – Sept 1 thru Sept 20
  • Plein Air One Category – $50
  • Plein Air Two Categories – $90
Walk-in- Sept 21 onward
  • Plein Air One Category – $75
  • Plein Air Two Categories – $140

Registration for college students is discounted.

Special Competitions Registration Fees

This year’s day-long Paint Out will celebrate the beauty of Scenic Byway 12.  And new this year is the opportunity to paint at night throughout the competition and submit a Nocturne artwork.  Lastly, to encourage younger artists, we proudly include three categories for the Junior Competitions.

  • Paint the Byway Day-long Paint Out – $20
  • Week-long Nocturne Competition – $20
  • Junior (K-12) Competitions – $5

Registration Instructions

Plein Air Competition

Select one ticket for each person you are registering in each of your competition categories. If competing in both categories,  select the ticket for both categories. 

Paint Out or Nocturne Competitions

Select a ticket if you would like to participate in the all day Paint the Byway Paint Out and/or the Nocturne Competition. 

College Student Discount

College students can register for general categories at a reduced fee. Please provide a valid student ID at Stamp-In.  To register, select a space in the appropriate “College Student Competition” category.

Junior Plein Air Competition

Elementary, middle, and high school students can compete in the Junior Plein Competition.  To register, select a single space in the appropriate “Junior Competition” category.

Please contact the Plein Air Chair at or 435-826-4923 if you need assistance.


Note: The first and last name of attendees will be displayed publicly for this event upon registration.  Please contact the Plein Air Chair at or 435-826-4923 to register offline if you wish to keep your name off the list.