In 2012, Seattle Erotic Art Festival unveiled our highest honor.
The Masters of Erotic Art program showcases artists who have made meaningful contributions to the history and development of erotic art. Each year, we are proud to induct two new artists into this program.
Join us at the 2014 Seattle Erotic Art Festival as we unveil our new inductees and celebrate the work of all of our distinguished Masters of Erotic Art.
We are honored to induct Jim Duvall for using his award winning fine art photography to open conversations about human sexuality and founding the Seattle Erotic Art Festival.
We are honored to induct Ellen Forney for her sex positive cartoons and Eisner Award winning comics that bridge the realms of literature and visual art.
We are honored to induct Betty Dodson for her groundbreaking presentations of feminist art and women’s sexual pleasure.
We are honored to induct Charles Gatewood for his pioneering photography documenting America’s sexual awakening and diversity, including the Modern Primitive movement.
We are honored to induct Barbara Nitke for her world-renowned fine art photography, showcasing a compassionate view of alternative sex and insightful view of the adult film industry.
We are honored to induct Michael Rosen as one of the progenitors of the Sex Art genre, challenging society to see that sex and fine art can coexist in his photography.
We are honored to induct David Steinberg for his impactful photography that focuses on capturing the diversity of our human sexuality by showcasing a broad range of people.