We are in a book!


Hey everyone! Look what Alison Douglas, our Director of Photography, helped make happen: Erotic Signature and ES Publishing have produced The World’s Greatest Erotic Art of Today, the 5th Volume of their publication series. Our Festival is one of the featured erotic art festivals in the book. Alison has been working with them for a… Full Article »

Sexploration is this weekend!


Sexploration is a collaboration between the Center for Sex Positive Culture and the Foundation for Sex Positive Culture, offering two full days of workshops and experiences on July 11 and 12. Like Sensation City at the Seattle Erotic Art Festival, this event boasts multiple opportunities to try out new things with the bonus of learning… Full Article »

A letter of Gratitude and Success


The Foundation for Sex Positive Culture’s mission is to promote the many ways sex is beneficial through education, outreach, the arts, advocacy, and research programs that serve the public. The Festival is a playful and effective way for the Foundation to reach out and change the world. Art is a safe way to have an… Full Article »

We’re In the News!


The SLOG wrote about us and the artists who went out of their comfort zones to make erotic art in this article about our Opening Gala. A Seattle PI photographer visited the Festival on Thursday, too! Check out this slideshow. Festival Muralist and blogger Xavier Lopez talks with Festival Director Sophia Iannicelli about what makes… Full Article »

Artist Reception and Opening Gala


Get your fetish and formal finest for tonight’s Opening Gala! The Exhibition Hall has never looked so slush and inviting with loves seats and chaise lounges to sit and enjoy the art. The Face Off artists are limbering up their hands and are ready to exercise their creative muscles. Invitation only Artists’ Reception : 7PM… Full Article »

Installations Invite Interaction


This year we have so many ways for you to participate in the Festival! Love seats to alight upon. Scientists to measure your delight and arousal. Sensational displays to observe or experience. Find a cozy nook to view Erotic Short Films or listen to libidinous Literary readings. Come taste the pleasure of rope on your… Full Article »

Literature at its Most Sultry


For the more those who enjoy a well-crafted, dirty story, the Festival offers the 2015 Literary Art Exhibition. Our Literary Jurors selected over 30 works by 17 authors to be featured in our annual anthology. Curator Briana Jacobs is pleased to offer multiple ways for you to experience and interact with sensual literature within the… Full Article »

7 Days Until Opening Night!


You have exactly one week to get your tickets for the Opening Gala and Artist Reception for the 13th annual Seattle Erotic Art Festival. Buy your tickets now! Schedule for Thursday April 23: All evening long: Meet and mingle with the #SEAF2015 artists On Demand Film Programs and Audio Erotic Sensation City 8PM — Jury… Full Article »

The Music Box Exploit


The twinkling tinkling of musical charms, Desiring to hold them in your arms, But lest you behold the shadows of love, They slip through your fingers like dreams from above. Eva Luna is a passionate force to be reckoned with. She brought her roaming “Creature” performance to the Festival in 2009.  Over the next several… Full Article »

Look, Ma! We’re in Psychology Today!

Sinner and Saints

Our fabulous Press Manager, Rags Madison, recently put me in touch with artist and writer, Russell C. Smith who was working on an article about sexuality in Seattle. After a lovely back and forth, Russell came up with a great way to talk about the Festival in the context of Seattle’s burgeoning reputation of being… Full Article »