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SEAF2017 Visual Art Award Winners

  At the Festival, every artists who gets their work in the exhibition is a winner. The jury agonizes over which pieces will make up the Seattle Erotic Art Festival Visual Art exhibition each year. And as a reward for their hard work, we ask them to choose three pieces that stand out just a… Full Article »

Erotic and Geek Cultures Had a Sexy Date at #SEAF2017

At the 2017 Seattle Erotic Art Festival, we had a stunning pole dance performance by Natasha Hawthorn and Chad Grant. They played the roles of Cortana and Master Chief from the popular video game franchise Halo and danced to the Halo theme.  The performance capped an exciting evening of several firsts. Cortana and Master Chief’s evening… Full Article »

Letter From the Directors

Creatures are fascinating! In a drive to survive, creatures have evolved with an array of rituals and practices, as well as many anatomies and living environments. This evolution has relied upon natural urges – actions that are free from judgment and censorship. The human survival path has veered from pure urges, and for many good… Full Article »

Opening Day is Here!

opening day of the festival

It’s Friday—the end of the work week and the start of the 2017 Seattle Erotic Art Festival! Our 15th Anniversary event is sure to provide you with the sexiest way to spend your weekend. We hope you spent some time planning your outfit, soaking up the juicy details of the festival, and gathering your friends… Full Article »

SEAF 2017 is Almost Here!

Oh, the anticipation! Trucks are being loaded with artwork, walls and installations are going up, and the performers are putting their final touches on their pieces. Can you believe SEAF 2017 starts this Friday? We can’t wait to open our doors and treat you to a weekend of astounding art and other delightful surprises. So,… Full Article »

Learn: Workshops and Lectures at SEAF

seattle erotic art festival lectures workshops

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 workshops and lectures on a range of topics related to art and/or eroticism. Take a gander at our options; all of these wonderful classes are… Full Article »

A note from our Performance Director

It has been a profound honor and pleasure to serve as Performance Director for the festival these last three years.  The opportunity to work with and showcase world class performance artists in an environment geared toward highlighting art that may not otherwise enjoy the platform it deserves has been a definitive bright spot in my… Full Article »

Installation Artists of the 2017 Festival

2017 Installation Jury Andrew Moran – Installation Curator Leila Anasazi – Exhibition Curator Trouble – Visual Art Manager Sophia Iannicelli – Festival Director Installation art is meant to be powerful, transforming your perception of space and evoking complex emotions.  Our jury-selected installation artists are providing guests these experiences. We are pleased how they bring unique,… Full Article »

Literary Artists of the 2017 Festival

  Created to highlight the written word as its own distinct art form, our Literary Art Exhibition features the work of poets, playwrights, and authors from around the globe. These hand-selected works are presented on paper and in intimate readings, like story time for grown-ups – a beautiful reminder that sometimes, the most intimate thing… Full Article »

Visual Artists of the 2017 Festival

  sh Seattle Erotic Art Festival is known worldwide for a comprehensive collection of international fine art celebrating the diversity of human sexual expression. The incredible creativity with which artists approach the subject of erotica is captured in all manner of visual media: painting, photography, sculpture, assemblage, prints, mixed media, and more. We are proud… Full Article »