WESTAF is an experienced technology developer, with five innovative web services for arts, culture, and the creative economy. Income generated from these technology products is reinvested in WESTAF programs that support the work of artists, organizations, and communities across the western region and beyond. Learn more about our work.

Built for Better Calls For Entry

The leading online application and adjudication management system used by nearly 160,000 artists and over 500 public art programs, galleries, museums, and educational institutions to manage public art commissions, exhibitions, fellowships, and visual art competitions.

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Demonstrate the Impact of Creative Industries on Your Region’s Economy

A research-based economic development tool that provides high-quality creative economy data and reporting. The tool contains information on nearly 80 creative industries and 60 creative occupations.

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Simplify Grants, Amplify Impact

An easy-to-use, time saving, and affordable online grants management system designed for arts administrators by arts administrators, with all the tools you need to streamline your grantmaking. From the intent to apply process, creating the application, and panel reviews to awards and final reports, GO Smart™ will significantly simplify the way you manage your grants.

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Making Public Art More Public 

A free, searchable online and mobile accessible catalog of completed public artworks that makes public art and its processes more accessible. Locate public art pieces, create custom walking tours, and access images and data via the free mobile site. 

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Where Artists and Art Festivals Connect

The premiere online application and adjudication management system used by more than 700 art fairs and festivals and more than 70,000 artists nationwide. ZAPP provides event staff with a convenient and easy-to-manage platform for collecting, reviewing, and jurying applications and allows artists to easily apply online to multiple art shows using high-quality digital images of their artwork that are stored in an online profile.

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