In addition to submitting work to the Town of Taos Banner Project, the Taos Arts Council also endorses CaFE as an extremely useful resource for local Artists to be aware of and add to their options for placing artwork. By opening a free account, artists are able to access both private and public 'calls for artists' in a variety of settings, locations and mediums. These include galleries, institutions, government entities, museums and other such venues. The staff at CaFE is very helpful and overall CaFE is a very useful resource for artists in general.

 


 

(From CaFE Home Page / Western States Arts Federation)


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.

CaFÉ (https://www.callforentry.org) 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.

 


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