Letter from the Director

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Viewing erotic art is a form of activism. When you look at any piece of art and see the beauty or artistic merit contained within, you are creating a more sex positive world. By not limiting your appreciation to your own preferences, you transcend tolerance and accept the myriad ways eros manifests in others. Purchasing… Full Article »

Face Off at the Opening Gala!

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Artist Reception and Opening Gala – Thursday, April 23rd. Come meet the artists and be among the first to see the art! Art Activist Society members get early admission for first dibs on purchasing art. Our Juries and Curators will host a panel discussion on the art selection process at 8pm. Find out how the… Full Article »

Tickets on Sale NOW!

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We like to reward the excited and enthusiastic Festival patrons who purchase their tickets early with the best deals. We want to make sure that everyone can enjoy the Festival so we have tickets starting as low as $10 for our Friday or Saturday afternoon Gallery Hours. Read about all your ticket options! This year… Full Article »

Black Tie Affair this Saturday!

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Buy my tickets! We have updated the Black Tie Affair page with information about the silent auction and the incredible food Kim Black has cooked up for us. Take a look and just try to resist what he has planned for our palates! If you haven’t purchased your tickets yet, please do so before Friday… Full Article »

Be one of the cool kids!

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The Festival is a volunteer run event and we need you to #MaketheSEAFgo! Work along side like-minded folks to become a part of a vibrant sex positive community while gaining or honing valuable skills. Join us at the Center for Sex Positive Culture to see all the exciting things we are working on for this… Full Article »

Jury Results are in!

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Thank you to every artist who was brave enough to send their art to the juries and curators for consideration. I had to personally go through all the art and mark it accepted or declined based on the jury’s notes. It was an incredibly sad thing to decline your art. It’s a shame that we… Full Article »

A Black Tie Affair

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You are cordially invited to an exclusive, Black Tie Affair Saturday March 14 benefiting the Seattle Erotic Art Festival, at the stunning home of art collectors Vincent Lipe and local artist and 2014 Festival Guest Curator Steve Jensen. Join us for an evening of burlesque, live music, exquisite food performances, and a silent art auction…. Full Article »

Introducing: the 2015 Literary Art Jury

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We’re proud to introduce the outstanding writers, poets, bloggers, musicians, and editors who have agreed to be part of our 2015 Literary Art jury. Our 2015 Literary Art Director is author Briana Jacobs: Briana Jacobs, Literary Art Director A Charleston SC native, book artist and printer, Briana recently set up shop in the state of… Full Article »

Introducing: the 2015 Visual Art Jury

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Five individuals sit on our visual art jury: an artist, an art professional (often a gallery owner), an art collector, a sex-positivity activist, and a Festival committee member. Jury members are selected by the Festival Director and Exhibition Curator. Each year, the membership is new, except under special circumstances or on the basis of expertise… Full Article »

Valentine’s Day Pre-Ticket Sale

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WE WANT YOU! …To have an exciting date night in April with us! The 2015 Seattle Erotic Art Festival planning team has a sultry, interactive Festival in the works for you to enjoy April 23-25!  Over the course of those three days, we will fill the Seattle Center Exhibition(ist) Hall with our curated selection of some… Full Article »