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Update Notes #74 | February 2013

By Advocacy, Articles, Events, Newsletter, PAA, Tech, Updates
WESTAF Update Notes #74 | February 2013 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 74th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF WESTAF Introduces YouJudgeIt.org™ The WESTAF technology team and project administrators have been working to rebuild and expand some key WESTAF technology offerings. Major improvements are underway to the heavily used arts sites ZAPPlication.org®, CallForEntry.org™, and GO:GrantsOnline.org™. While working on improvements to these projects, the technology staff has also been developing a new site called YouJudgeIt.org™. YouJudgeIt is designed especially for the smallest arts organization, the thriftiest church group, and the most under-resourced community fair....
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Update Notes #73 | December 2012

By Advocacy, CaFE, Convenings, Newsletter, PAA, SAAs, Updates
WESTAF Update Notes #73 | December 2012 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 73rd in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Public Art Archive™ Announces Partnership with Laumeier WESTAF has developed a partnership with Laumeier Sculpture Park in Saint Louis to support the advancement of the public art field through technology and especially through the Public Art Archive project. Laumeier is one of the nation’s premier outdoor sculpture parks–with works by Niki de Saint Phalle, Sol LeWitt, Vito Acconci, Mary Miss, and Mark di Suvero–and is accredited by the American Association of Museums. The park is...
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Update Notes #69 | April 2012

By CaFE, Convenings, News, Newsletter, PAA, Social Responsibility & Inclusion, Updates
WESTAF Update Notes #69 | April 2012 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 87th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF The Public Art Archive™ Partners with ARTstor The Public Art Archive™ has partnered with ARTstor Digital Library to provide public art images and descriptive information to their subscribers. The ARTstor Digital Library serves educators, scholars, curators, librarians, and students at more than 1,350 universities, community colleges, museums, libraries, and K-12 schools in 46 countries worldwide. This partnership will increase the visibility of and access to information about public art in a way that...
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Update Notes #67 | December 2011

By Advocacy, Convenings, Newsletter, PAA, Policy, Updates, ZAPP
WESTAF Update Notes #67 | December 2011 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 67th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Next WESTAF Cultural Policy Symposium Announced WESTAF’s 14th gathering of arts and policy experts will convene in Los Angeles, April 12-14, 2012. Symposium topics will include: data visualization in the arts, evaluation of methods for measuring the economic impact of the arts, and international approaches to creative economy research and policy. A full symposium description will be issued in January. Observers are welcome to attend but must register in advance by contacting Leah...
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Update Notes #66 | October 2011

By Convenings, Newsletter, PAA, Technology, ZAPP
WESTAF Update Notes #66 | October 2011 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 66th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Third Annual ZAPP® Conference Wraps in Atlanta The 2011 ZAPP® Conference was held September 18-20, 2011, in Atlanta.  The meeting featured a wide range of topics aimed at improving the administration of art fairs and buoying the success of artists selling at the fairs. Featured presenters included San Francisco-based consultant Salvador Acevedo, a leader in the field of changing demographics, who offered insights on how to attract diverse event audiences; and Crafting an MBA...
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Update Notes #65 | August 2011

By Convenings, Events, Newsletter, PAA, Technology, Updates, ZAPP
WESTAF Update Notes #65 | August 2011 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 65th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF The Third Annual ZAPP® Conference Convenes in September The third annual ZAPP® Conference, a professional development opportunity for those who work in the visual arts festival field (artists, event administrators and staff, promoters, and more), will take place September 19-20, 2011, in Atlanta, Georgia. Sessions at this year’s conference feature topics such as: visual arts and copyright law, best practices for jury processes from both the artist and administrator perspectives, and online marketing...
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Update Notes #63 | April 2011

By Events, Newsletter, PAA, Staff, Technology, Updates, ZAPP
WESTAF Update Notes #63 | April 2011 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 87th in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Major Expansion of CVI™ Data Underway Through New EMSI Partnership In the fall of 2010, WESTAF established a partnership with Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. (EMSI), a firm specializing in the most in-depth employment data available today. This partnership has expanded the data resources available for WESTAF's Creative Vitality™ Index (CVI™), which will now include access to larger creative economy data sets from EMSI. Expansion of current CVI™ data sets will include the addition...
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Update Notes #62 | December 2010

By Convenings, CVSuite, GO, News, Newsletter, PAA, Updates
WESTAF Update Notes #62 | December 2010 From Anthony Radich, Executive Director This is the 62nd in a continuing series of updates about the work of WESTAF Inaugural Denver Music Summit to Convene December 9-10, 2010 WESTAF and the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs (DOCA) are presenting the first-ever Denver Music Summit on December 9-10. The summit will provide numerous opportunities for professional growth to Denver-area musicians and features a kick-off concert to highlight and celebrate Denver’s vibrant music scene. The summit emerged from discussions about the findings of the Creative Vitality™ Index (CVI™), WESTAF's research-based economic development tool that...
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