WESTAF Technology

WESTAF is the developer and manager of several technology systems that benefit the arts and culture field. For more information about how your organization or agency can benefit from any of these systems or services or to learn more about partnering with WESTAF in technology development, please let us know or call our office at (303) 629-1166.

ZAPPlication.org® is the premier online application collection and adjudication management system used by more than 650 art fairs and festivals and more than 65,000 visual artists nationwide. ZAPP® provides event staff with a convenient and easy-to-manage platform for collecting, reviewing, and jurying applications. Artists use ZAPP® to easily upload and store digital images of their artwork in an online profile, and apply electronically to participating events. Learn more at ZAPPlication.org.

CaFÉ™ is the leading online call for entry application and adjudication management service. The system is used by nearly 150,000 artists and over 500 public art programs, galleries, museums, and educational institutions to manage public art commissions, exhibitions, fellowships, and visual art competitions. Learn more at CallForEntry.org.

YouJudgeIt™ is an intuitive web-based service for competitions of all types to easily and cost-effectively manage application and jury processes. YouJudgeIt™ is WESTAF’s latest adjudication solution, designed to be simple, accessible, and affordable–even for organizations on the tightest of budgets. Learn more at YouJudgeIt.org.

GrantsOnline™ (GO™) is a powerful, highly adaptive web-based grants management solution that meets the needs of all types of funders. GO™ conforms to workflows and provides data collection, communication options, reporting functionality, support material uploads, and other management tools that help to simplify the grantmaking processes. Learn more at GOGrantsOnline.org.

The Public Art Archive™ is a sophisticated, searchable online database of public art. The Archive makes public art and its processes more accessible, displaying images alongside extensive descriptions, including audio and video supplementary files when available. Locate public art pieces, create custom walking tours, and access images and data via the free mobile site. Learn more at PublicArtArchive.org.

The Creative Vitality™ Suite (CVSuite™) is an arts and creative economy web tool that provides high quality data to arts organizations, advocates, and researchers. The CVSuite™ includes employment indicators, industry activities, nonprofit revenues, and even state arts agency grants. The user-friendly web dashboard makes all of these data instantly available for every state, county, MSA, and even ZIP Code in the United States. Analyzing and visualizing the creative economy has never been easier! Learn more at cvsuite.org.is a research-based economic development tool that provides arts organizations with high-quality creative economy data. Using nearly 100 different national, vetted, and third-party data streams, the CVI™ provides an accurate measure of the health of an area's non-profit and for-profit creative sectors. Learn more at CVSuite.org.

ArtJob.org is an online arts job bank that serves both job seekers and organizations seeking qualified employees. ArtJob features a comprehensive list of frequently updated jobs, internships, fellowships, and other employment opportunities in all areas of the arts. ArtJob also offers a variety of resources for job seekers, including the ability to post a resume. Learn more at ArtJob.org.

ArtistsRegister.com is an online gallery that allows visual artists to showcase their work and connects artists with private collectors, gallery owners, interior designers, corporate art buyers, public art administrators, and general art enthusiasts. Learn more at ArtistsRegister.com.

WESTAF Technology News
The Public Art Archive continues to grow rapidly, with nearly 22,000 images already! The database is about to hit 8,000 artworks and nearly 750 collections. Are YOU on the map? If not, contact now!
Technology Events
The Arts Festival Conference presented by ZAPP® is coming August 28-29, 2014 to Portland, Oregon! Book your discounted stay at the luxurious Benson Hotel today: http://coa.st/iips.