CaFÉ Promotional E-Blast

Promote Your Call. Reach More Artists.

Looking for a way to attract more artists to your call for entry? With our E-Blast service, you can have your call details delivered to artists who use CaFÉ!

Just pick the geographic region(s) and artistic discipline(s) of artists you’d like to reach, and we send an email with your call details and organization information. We offer different pricing options to meet your needs.

How does it work?

Request your e-blast. Choose your preferred target audience (geographic location and artistic disciplines) and indicate your budget. Pick your price. We’ll send pricing options starting at $100 to match your audience and budget. Review the e-blast proof. The e-blast will contain your call’s short description unless otherwise requested. Submit payment. We reserve your send date once you approve the e-blast proof and payment is submitted.

How much does it cost?

$100/ 9,999 recipients*

*E-Blast cost is determined by the number of recipients. Number of recipients is determined by the number of artists in your target audience (geographic location & artistic disciplines).

Tailor your message.
Target your audience.

What's included in the e-blast?

Your e-blast will include the basic details and a brief description of the call, your organization’s contact information, and a direct link to the application on CaFÉ. Click on the blue (+) icons to view the details of each field:

Screenshot of the eblast CaFE will send out to subscribed artists promoting your specific call. The logo of the organization is in the top left corner with a link to their call prospectus. Below are general details about the call including deadline, call type and a short description. In the center is a green Apply Now button directing users to the call.
Logo as included in the Call Editor
Call Details
Short description (up to 200 words)
Organization name, website, and contact information

Number of Artists by Region

Note: These numbers are approximate figures and are subject to change.
Total Artists: 60,000 and counting!

Hover over each area to view the details of the region:

NORTHEAST
CT, ME, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT
Total Artists: 10,100

Top Disciplines
Digital Media: 700
Drawing: 2,500
Painting: 5,300
Photography: 2,400
Public Art: 900
Sculpture: 1,800
Visual Arts: 3,100

Additional disciplines available.

MIDWEST
IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI
Total Artists: 9,500

Top Disciplines
Digital Media: 600
Drawing: 2,500
Painting: 5,000
Photography: 1,900
Public Art: 900
Sculpture: 1,800
Visual Arts: 2,900

Additional disciplines available.

SOUTH
AL, AR, DE, DC, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV
Total Artists: 16,100

Top Disciplines
Digital Media: 1,200
Drawing: 4,300
Painting: 9,500
Photography: 3,000
Public Art: 1,700
Sculpture: 3,000
Visual Arts: 5,300

Additional disciplines available.

WEST
AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, UT, WA, WY
Total Artists: 22,600

Top Disciplines
Digital Media: 1,600
Drawing: 5,400
Painting: 12,600
Photography: 4,700
Public Art: 2,800
Sculpture: 4,500
Visual Arts: 6,600

Additional disciplines available.

Frequently Asked Questions

How soon can I reserve an e-blast?

As a customer of CaFE, you may reserve an e-blast as soon as your call is open and accepting applications.

Do I have to write the e-blast ad?

Your ad is already written. We use your call’s short description, logo, and other call-ready details to create your e-blast content. Or we can work with you if you have a revised version.

How many artists do you reach? Can I see the list?

With over 106,000 artists and counting, CaFE artists opt-in to receive targeted opportunities from hundreds of arts organizations using CaFE. To comply with our privacy policy, we do not share this list directly with organizations.

Can I send an e-blast to a single state, region, or country?

Yes. You may choose to send your e-blast to one or multiple states, regions, or countries. You must only choose one geographic type, however (for example, you can only send to selection of state(s) or region(s), not both).

What days can I send an e-blast?

Reservations are accepted for Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays (excluding holidays). To keep your e-blast exclusive and emailing artists to a minimum, only ONE e-blast is sent per day.

Can I include an attachment?

CaFÉ will automatically include your logo but no other attachments can be included.

Can I purchase more than one e-blast?

You may purchase and send any number of e-blasts for the same call or for additional calls.

How do I know how many emails were opened?

Engagement tracking is not available at this time.

If there are typographical or grammatical errors on my e-blast, can I resend it at no cost?

The e-blast will be sent with the exact copy displayed in the proof. It is the responsibility of the organization requesting the e-blast to proofread the text prior to sending. If you wish to resend, you may purchase a new e-blast.

What else should I know?

As with all services, additional terms may apply. If you have a special request or additional questions, contact us at cafehelp@westaf.org.