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 and adjudication system used by 700 art fairs and festivals and more than 70,000 artists nationwide. ZAPP allows artists to easily apply online to multiple art shows using high-quality digital images of their artwork and lets jurors view and score the images online–anytime and from anywhere. An intuitive design, robust functionality, user-friendly tools, and outstanding customer service have made ZAPP the leading online application system for the art fair and festival industry. Learn more at ZAPPlication.org.

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

YouJudgeIt™ is an affordable, easy-to-use, web-based tool for managing competitions of all types. YouJudgeIt™ is WESTAF’s latest solution for managing application and jury processes and was designed to be simple, accessible, and affordable–even for organizations on the tightest of budgets. Learn more at YouJudgeIt.org.

GrantsOnline™ (GO™) is the only powerful, flexible, and affordable online grants management system designed with local and state art agencies in mind. GO™ allows administrators to customize system elements to match their unique workflows and provides all the communication, reporting, and management tools they need to simplify the grant making process. Learn more at GOGrantsOnline.org.

The Public Art Archive™ is a free, searchable online and mobile accessible catalog of completed public artworks in the United States. 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 and reporting 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 ZIP Code in the United States. Analyzing and visualizing the creative economy has never been easier! Learn more at CVSuite.org.

ArtJob.org is an online arts job bank and resource that serves both job seekers and organizations seeking qualified employees. It features a comprehensive list of frequently updated jobs, internships, fellowships, and other opportunities in all areas of the arts. 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 more than 25,000 images already! The database has already reached over 9,200 artworks and now houses works from 880 collections. Are YOU on the map? If not, contact now!
Technology Events
The Arts Festival Conference will take place Sept. 24-25, 2015, in Kansas City, MO. Visit bit.ly/zappcon2015 for more details.