Author: ZAPP Team
Date: September 14, 2017
Summer may be ending, but ZAPP®’s new features and programs will just keep coming! We’ve got updates on the 2016 Arts Festival Conference, site improvements, and new programs in this edition of the quarterly ZAPP® update.
Here’s what’s going on in ZAPPland…
Laura Zabel to Open the 2016 Arts Festival Conference
Arts visionary Laura Zabel will kick off the the 2016 Arts Festival Conference. A dynamic and thoughtful speaker, Zabel will examine the relationship between arts and community, and provide practical examples for sparking creative change. Zabel is the executive director of Springboard for the Arts, an economic and community development agency that focuses on providing programs in two areas: helping artists make a living and connecting communities to the creative power of artists.
An expert on the relationship between the arts and community development, Zabel has spoken at leading conferences and events, including the Aspen Ideas Festival, the Urban Land Institute Meetings, and the Americans for the Arts Convention. Her insights on industry trends have also been featured in outlets from The Guardian to The New York Times.Don’t miss your chance to see Laura Zabel and the rest of the all-star lineup at the 2016 Conference! Visit bit.ly/zappcon2016 to register today.
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Who Works at ZAPP®?
We’ve got a talented team of professionals providing excellent customer service to ZAPP® administrators and artists! Read on to see our newest team members – part of the integral group that keeps ZAPP® at the forefront of customer support.
Liz Jaite is a technology associate at WESTAF. She provides technical support for the ZAPP® and CaFE™ systems. Prior to joining WESTAF, Jaite held positions at the Denver Art Museum and Ben & Jerry’s. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. Outside of her work at WESTAF, she is a programming manager at Denver Comic Con and enjoys playing video games.
Dustin Yourishin is a technology associate at WESTAF. He provides technical support for the ZAPP® and CaFE™ systems. Before WESTAF, Dustin graduated from Colorado State University – Pueblo with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication with emphases in both electronic media and integrated communication. Away from the office, Dustin enjoys listening to and playing music, as well as playing video games and reading classic books.