Threshold by Lynn Basa in collaboration with Mosaika. 2011. University of Wisconsin Collection. Photo courtesy David Bader.



CaFÉ allows artists to apply to multiple calls for entry. Sign up and start applying to calls today!



Easily build your call for artists, manage your applications, and jury with CaFÉ.


The essential call for entry tool

CaFÉ is more than just a call listing site. CaFÉ is a comprehensive tool for all artists looking for arts opportunities — from competitions to public art calls, to art contests and more, CaFÉ has an open call for everyone. CaFÉ has approximately 170 art competitions and art contests call listings at any given time. Artists can sign up and create an artist portfolio for free. Next, easily apply to multiple call for artists and then checkout. Manage the status of all your call for entries from a single dashboard.

List your call for artists on CaFÉ

CaFÉ is especially built for art competitions, art contests, photography competitions, photography contests, drawing competitions, drawing contests, illustration competitions and artist in residency applications. With a network of more than 130,000 active artists, maximize exposure when you list your call for entry on CaFÉ. Additionally, CaFÉ has many time-saving features for managing your call for entry, including automated email notifications to artists. With a centralized dashboard, you can easily move artists through your process using different statuses. Ready to create a call? Schedule a demo to get started.

Powered by WESTAF

CaFÉ is a program of WESTAF (Western States Arts Federation) a regional nonprofit arts service organization dedicated to strengthening the financial, organizational, and policy infrastructure of the arts in the West. WESTAF assists state arts agencies, arts organizations, and artists in their quest to serve diverse audiences, enrich the lives of local communities, and provide access to the arts and arts education for all. Through innovative programming, advocacy, research, technology, and grantmaking, WESTAF encourages the creative advancement and preservation of the arts regionally and through a national network of customers and alliances.

Founded in 1974, WESTAF is located in Denver and governed by a 22-member board of trustees comprised of arts leaders in the West.

For more information about WESTAF visit