What is Art Tech? Vol. 1 | Monicat Data

What's your definition?
Art Technology is a field requiring flexible balances between freedom of artistic creativity; working seamlessly with the structured build and problem solving nature of technology. Art Technology is a budding niche--a field Monicat Data is proud to join in its growing recognition.

During the month of April we'll be highlighting trending art technologies aiding the field for both strategy and creation. We will additionally highlight voices of local leaders within art technology.

This week's topic: Art Tech Insight Tools

Arthena, founded in 2013, is a New York, NY based art investment technology--the brain child of Madelaine D'Angelo and Michael D'Angelo. Arthena raised over $1 million in seed funding after graduating from the AngelPad accelerator in 2014. Arthena's platform gives individual curators and professional curating organizations access to collect art with world experts.

Data Arts(formerly Cultural Data) is a Philadelphia, PA based insight platform providing: Analytics, Insight and Impact to--Arts & Cultural Organizations, Grantmakers and Researchers & Advocates. Art Data currently offers art organizations the ability to build Cultural Data Profiles (in Beta), tracking changes in activity, via Data Art analysis, over-time. The Data Arts platform is being utilized more frequently by grant providing organizations as a method of organizing the progress of their grant gifting. 

The Creative Vitality Suite is a Denver, CO based insight platform fromWESTAF (Western States Art Federation)--utilized as a research based, economic tool--providing high-quality creative economy and data reporting. CVI's approach and technology continues to build its credibility as a basis of measurement; from independent researchers to supporting state creative economy reporting.

Educate yourself on these trending tools within the Art Tech (Insights) space along with Monicat Data's growing list of public resources for artists and creative organizations.