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July Artist Talk

When was the last time you attended an artist’s salon? Painter Dave Clay was recently having a conversation with another artist about how the political climate is affecting figurative art. So, we at Gallery Erato were intrigued and set aside some time during the July art walk to bring up this topic. Please join the… Full Article »

Congratulations are in order!

At the Seattle Erotic Art Festival, every artist who gets their work in the exhibition is a winner. Here are the pieces of art that caught the attention of our jury and attendees. Selections are based on: execution, emotions elicited, subject matter, the ability to spark conversations, and the undefinable “This one is my favorite”…. Full Article »

Thank you for SEAF2019!

A fantastic weekend of art and shenanigans! The 17th annual Seattle Erotic Art Festival was a rousing success and a whole lot of fun! I have so much I want to say about the weekend, but each time I try to put into words the joy of the weekend, I get lost in the memories… Full Article »

Countdown to SEAF – 1 day left!

One more day!  The art is being hung, the installations being built and set up, the performers preparing for their final rehearsals, and we are practically counting down the hours until our doors open on Friday.  We are also putting the finishing touches on a feature that left us last year, but is making its… Full Article »

Letter From the Director

Expanding Art Offerings One of my foremost goals in producing the Seattle Erotic Art Festival is to see erotic art become more frequently presented in mainstream art galleries. Last July, the Pan Eros Foundation leapt toward that goal. Gallery Erato opened to the public and showcased art from SEAF 2018. Each month on First Thursdays,… Full Article »

On the Main Stage: Friday Night

The Seattle Erotic Art Festival is known for presenting a variety of art, not simply on our walls but also on our stages. In the evenings, when the lights go down, all eyes turn to the main stage. This year we are delighted to present four showcases assembled by our guest curators, with so many… Full Article »

Aaaahz! – Season 4 at SEAF2019

We’re feeling a bit playful right now because it’s time to tell you about “Aaaahz!”. If you’ve had the pleasure of joining us in recent years, then you might want to get excited about what we’re going to do this year. If this will be your first time and you’ve heard people mention “Aaaahz!”, then… Full Article »

Indulgent Art Tours

While you should feel free to peruse all of the amazing art on your own, we highly encourage you to take part in one (or many!) of our guided art tours. SEAF 2019 art tours are led by carefully selected artists and art enthusiasts. Go on a journey throughout the festival, viewing art through their… Full Article »

Intimate, Artistic Edification

The Seattle Erotic Art Festival encourages you to not only view art, but to embody art through conversation, education, and action. Over the course of three days, we’ll offer numerous conversations and lectures on a range of topics related to art, sexuality, identity, and/or eroticism. Take a gander at our options; all of these wonderful… Full Article »

Aerialists, riggers, and rope – Oh My!

One of our favorite qualities of the Seattle Erotic Art Festival is that there is always something happening.  Whether it is our performers, readings from our literary artists, or our many installation pieces that invite you to become one with the art, you can almost always find a way to become immersed in the Festival,… Full Article »