WESTAF is an experienced technology developer, with five innovative solutions that help artists and arts organizations build audiences, participate in the creative economy, and shape cultural policy. Income generated from these five technology projects is reinvested in supporting 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 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.
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.
Making Public Art More Public
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 supplementary audio and video files when available. Locate public art pieces, create custom walking tours, and access images and data via the free mobile site.
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.