On Friday, October 21, a global cyber attack affected several major websites. All of WESTAF’s sites are safe and were not affected by this issue. However, because some of WESTAF’s third-party vendors, such as PayPal, may have been affected, we wanted to make you aware of this issue. Users may experience intermittent issues with check out until PayPal has fully restored service.


CaFÉ (CallForEntry.org), is the leading online application and adjudication system for managing calls for entry. Sophisticated yet easy-to-use, CaFÉ allows call administrators to streamline every step of the application and review process online. CaFÉ was designed for artists and arts administrators by artists and arts administrators to be intuitive, user friendly, and affordable and can be tailored to nearly any call-for-entry process thanks to a robust and flexible management system.

Launched in 2005, CaFÉ was designed with public art projects, artist fellowships, juried visual art competitions and exhibitions in mind but can accommodate nearly any type of call, including: art commissions, public art RFQs, invitationals, residencies, fellowships, mini grants, awards, and more!


CaFÉ™ is a program of The Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF), a regional non-profit arts service organization dedicated to the creative advancement and preservation of the arts. Learn more >

Public Art Archive™is a sophisticated searchable online database of public art in the United States.

Zapplication®is an online application and adjudication management system used by more than 500 art fairs, festivals, and shows nationwide.