Jury Results are in!

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

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

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

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

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 »

Erotic Comics: The Art Behind the Counter

This year, we will be featuring a special exhibit of erotic comics and sequential art curated by Kevin Boze, co-author/artist of The Virgin Project.  This gallery sized installation will feature original framed art work on the walls and a reading area to enjoy more erotic comic books provided by Fantagraphics Books! Not only are we looking… Full Article »

Call For art Deadline Approaches!

With the deadline looming, I want to remind you that there is never a theme for the visual, store, film or literary art that we accept each year. We want as many different visions of the erotic as possible. And that means we need you to be brave. There may be many of you who… Full Article »

Salon des Refusés Installation

The Paris Salon, sponsored by the French government and the Academy of Fine Arts, took place annually and from 1748 to 1890 was the greatest annual event in the Western world.  The Salon featured an offering of juried works, and artists were eager to be accepted.  From its inception, however, with each year the jury… Full Article »

Early Bird Deadline Extended!

Our mistake is your good fortune! Last night, it came to our attention that an administrative setting on the Call for Art was such that the    call was not searchable in CallForEntry.org.  For this we humbly apologize. Please continue to use the Early Bird discount code (EarlyBird) through Sunday January 11th to receive $10… Full Article »

What’s new for the 2015 Call for Art?

The 2015 Call for art opens tomorrow at noon! Each year we strive to make the Festival run smoother, thereby making it easier for everyone involved. From our volunteers to our artists to our patrons. This year, our biggest movement towards ease is using CallForEntry.org (CaFE) as our artist portal to accept all art submissions…. Full Article »