Festival 2019 is here!

The 2019 Seattle Erotic Art Festival takes place April 26th, 27th, and 28th, 2019.

Please note that the Seattle Erotic Art Festival is an 18+ event during daytime gallery hours and 21+ in the evenings. You must be 21+ to purchase an all-day pass. No one under 18 years of age will be permitted entry into any Festival events, and valid ID is required for Festival admittance. Sorry, kids—it’s the law!

Here’s what happening at the 2019 Festival!

Check back regularly for updates.

Friday, 26th, 2019 | 6PM—1AM

To be enjoyed all hours: Visual Art Gallery, Interactive Installations, and the Festival Store.

21+ Valid ID required.

6PM Doors Open

6:00PM-7:00PM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: Nox & Mia

6:30PM  Guided Art Tour with Peter, disability activist

Examine a selection of art traversing themes of humor, disability, politics, and other pieces in the exhibition that tickled Peter’s fancy. Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge near Rm. 1618.

6:15-7:30PM Literary Authors’ Reading

Accepted artists read works from the 2019 Anthology. In the Literary Lair.

6:30PM-7:30PM  Tea Practice and Conversation hosted by Phoenix Tea

As the tea leaves unfold, so will the conversation. $10 fee for a seat at the tea table, tickets available here. In the Consent Lounge.

7:00PM  Art Activist Member’s Guided Art Tour with Sophia Iannicelli, Festival Director

Hear the stories of how some of the art was selected for the Festival. Starting at the VIP Velvet Cabaret.

7:00PM-8:00PM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: Agent 99 & The Raw Kitty on the Aerial Stage.

7:00-9:00PM  Painting Parlour – Body Painting

Experience the erotic thrill of painting the naked human form. Paint by numbers or paint a pattern. The truly daring can become a canvas themselves! In Aaaahz!

7:00-11:00PM  The Mistress Is In – Interactive Installation

Mistress Matisse and the other beauties of Velvet Swing answer your questions and sex advice. Near the Festival Store.

7:15-11:45PM  VIP Velvet Cabaret

 Featuring: Mer Majesty; Lori Campbell; Icy London; Jessica, Olesya Sky; Yemoja Oshun and more.

7:15PM-12:00AM Interactive Performances

Look for intimate and surprise performances throughout the venue.

7:30PM  Guided Art Tour with artist Tatyana Brown

Tantyana will share her thoughts about her art and other selected pieces in the exhibition. Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge near Rm. 1618.

7:30PM-8:30PM “Queen Street Festival Vol. 2” by Randy Ford – Performance Showcase

Featuring: Saira Barbaric, May’Kese Rollins, Tinashea Monet, Venus Di’Khadijah Selenite, Randy Ford. Guest curator showcase On the Main Stage.

8:00PM  Guided Art Tour with Andrew Moran, Installation Curator

Explore the interactive installations, with an option to view a short erotic movie with emotionally charged themes, the showing of which is restricted to this art tour. Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge near Rm. 1618.

8:00PM-8:30PM  Circus & Aerial Performances

Featuring: Aurora Violet on the Aerial Stage.

8:00PM-10:00PM  Beyond Life Drawing

Not your usual life drawing session. Drawing supplies provided or bring your own. In Rm. 1618.

8:00-11:00PM  From Drawing to Sculpture by Ronnie Werner

Watch the artist sculpt a nude model, live. Orders for the finished art available exclusively in the Festival store. Near the entrance to Aaaahz!

8:30PM Writers Wanderlust – Spoken-word Guided Art Tour

Spoken word performances by Festival 2019 and Guest Literary Artists, inspired by the exhibition art. Starting at the Literary Lair.

9:00PM  Guided Art Tour with artist Jennifer Jigour 

Expect a dynamic, theatrical and erotic art tour! Jennifer paints scenes that are out of this world, in nature, inspired by travel and history, and the sensual complexities of our inner world. Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge.

9:00PM-9:30PM  “Ascendancy: Bondage & Aerial Showcase” part 1 by Shay Tiziano – Performance Showcase

Shay Tiziano & Lynn; Jessie Sparkles & Baconawa; Fox & Faye on the Aerial Stage.

9:30PM-10:00  Writer’s Meet & Greet and Anthology Signing

Meet the authors featured in the 2019 Literary Anthology and get your copy signed by all the authors in attendance! In the Literary Lair.

9:30-12:30PM  Carnalval

Push your inner erotic being to the edge with toys designed to get you going with a collection of sensations. We’ll have a special silhouette booth this year where you can put on your own mini performance while everyone watches your silhouettes. In Aaaahz!

10:00PM-11:00PM  “Post Reign Rain” by Isaiah Esquire – Performance Showcase

Featuring: Isaiah Esquire, Johnny Nuriel. Guest curator showcase on the Main Stage.

10:00PM-11:00PM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: Reighemonde and Agent 99 on the Aerial Stage.

10:00PM-12:00AM  Talking Dirty with Lala Lipsy! Collaborative Perversion

A Conversation Corner in the Literary Lair.

10:30PM-11:30PM   Washi Painting Session with Madame Umbra

Madame Umbra will choose her canvas of the evening from the collection of specialty Japanese papers that Festival attendees have touched and interacted with. She will create an erotic painting that will be available for purchase. Outside of Rm. 1618.

10:45PM-11:45PM   Entropy! Drawing Session – Interactive Performance

Food Fight! is a figure drawing experience that will be as tasty as it is erotic. Models will pose with all sorts of tantalizing treats, and things are guaranteed to get messy. Drawing supplies are provided or bring your own.

11:00PM-12:00AM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: Knottydevil | kkinkylips | CuriouslyJustMe on the Aerial Stage.

11:30PM-12:30AM  Siren Song with Drea Talley

Come to the Side Show stage and take a risk. Listen to the Siren and let yourself be drawn in, and know that you will be released but you may also be forever changed. Located near the Festival Store.

12:00AM-1:00AM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: BlkStar and SamanthaVim on the Aerial Stage.

1AM Exit Building

Saturday, 27th, 2019 | 12PM—1AM

To be enjoyed all hours: Visual Art Gallery, Interactive Installations, and the Festival Store.

Noon-6PM Gallery Hours 18+ Valid ID required.

12:00PM-2:00PM  Beyond Life Drawing

Drawing supplies provided or bring your own. In Rm. 1618.

12:30PM  Guided Art Tour

Ask a docent for an art tour and learn more about the exhibition! Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge across from Rm. 1618.

12:30-2:30PM  Building Intimate Charge Consensually with Victor Salmon

Conversation Corner in the Literary Lair.

1:30PM  Guided Art Tour with artist, Echo Chernik

Echo Chernik paints sexy, beautiful and confident women and she invites you to her the stories behind her art. Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge across from Rm. 1618.

2:30PM  Guided Art Tour

Ask a docent for an art tour and learn more about the exhibition! Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge across from Rm. 1618.

2:30pm-4:15PM  Defy Desublimation! with Vivek & Maureen

Conversation Corner in the Literary Lair.

3:00PM-4:00PM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: Andrinara and Valleyroses on the Aerial Stage.

3:00PM-4:00PM  Tea Practice and Conversation hosted by Phoenix Tea

As the tea leaves unfold, so will the conversation. $10 fee for a seat at the tea table, tickets available here. In the Consent Lounge.

3:00PM-5:00PM  Figure Sculpting Fun – A class with Ronnie Werner

A fun, guided hands-on sculpting session. Learn to make your own wire armature, and apply modeling clay to create a practice figure to sculpt while working with a live model in this casual class. Lab fee of $20 covers all materials, tickets can be purchased here. In Rm. 1618.

3:00PM-7:00PM  Madelyn Greco, Live Bodypainting

Watch On the VIP Stage.

3:30PM Guided Art Tour with artist Authenticityi

Authenticityi enjoys art about women made by women. She finds something empowering about women exploring and defining sex and the female experience for themselves. Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge across from Rm. 1618.

4:00PM-4:45PM   Entropy, an Interactive Performance

Durational performance piece where attendees are invited to sketch what they see. Drawing materials provided or bring your own. On Main Stage

4:00PM-5:00PM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: 1timeatbandcamp and Provocations on the Aerial Stage.

4:15PM-5:45PM  Raising Kids Without Sexual Shame with Nekole Shapiro

Conversation Corner in the Literary Lair.

4:30PM  Guided Art Tour with Andrew Moran, Installation Curator

Explore the interactive installations, with an option to view a short erotic movie with emotionally charged themes, the showing of which is restricted to this art tour. Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge near Rm. 1618.

5:00PM Guided Art Tour with David Steinberg, Master of Erotic Art

David will share information about Czeck art photographer Jan Saudek. Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge across from Rm. 1618.

5:00PM-5:45PM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: The Purple Anon on the Aerial Stage.

5:00PM-6:00PM  Siren Song with Drea Talley

Come to the Side Show stage and take a risk. Listen to the Siren and let yourself be drawn in, and know that you will be released but you may also be forever changed. Located near the Festival Store.

6PM – 21+ only. Valid ID required.

6:00PM-7:00PM  Beyond Life Drawing

Drawing supplies provided or bring your own. In Rm. 1618.

6:15PM-7:00PM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: YumYumPanda and SubtlyBound on the Aerial Stage.

6:15-7:30PM Literary Authors’ Reading

Accepted artists read works from the 2019 Anthology. In the Literary Lair.

6:30PM  Guided Art Tour with artist Jennifer Jigour 

Expect a dynamic, theatrical and erotic art tour! Jennifer paints scenes that are out of this world, in nature, inspired by travel and history, and the sensual complexities of our inner world. Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge.

7:00PM  Art Activist Member’s Guided Art Tour with Sophia Iannicelli, Festival Director

Hear the stories of how some of the art was selected for the Festival. Starting at the VIP Velvet Cabaret.

7:00PM-8:00PM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: Knottydevil | kkinkylips | CuriouslyJustMe on the Aerial Stage.

7:00PM-8:00PM  Cartooning: Exaggerating the Form

A Beyond Life Drawing session. Drawing supplies provided or bring your own. In Rm. 1618.

7:00-9:00PM  Painting Parlour – Body Painting

Experience the erotic thrill of painting the naked human form. Paint by numbers or paint a pattern. The truly daring can become a canvas themselves! In Aaaahz!

7:00-11:00PM  The Mistress Is In – Interactive Installation

Mistress Matisse and the other beauties of Velvet Swing answer your questions and sex advice. Near the Festival Store.

7:15PM Writers Wanderlust – Spoken-word Guided Art Tour

Spoken word performances by Festival 2019 and Guest Literary Artists, inspired by the exhibition art. Starting at the Literary Lair.

7:15PM-11:45PM  VIP Velvet Cabaret

 Featuring: Mer Majesty; Icy London; Jessica, Olesya Sky; Yemoja Oshun and more.

7:15PM-Midnight Interactive Performances

Look for intimate and surprise performances throughout the venue.

7:30-8:30PM  “Sensual Syntax” by Imani Sims and Lolo Ramone – Performance Showcase

Featuring: Jam, La Petite Mort, Caela Bailey, Vixy Post, Ms. Briq House. Guest Curator showcase on the Main Stage.

8:00PM  Guided Art Tour with Andrew Moran, Installation Curator

Explore the interactive installations, with an option to view a short erotic movie with emotionally charged themes, the showing of which is restricted to this art tour. Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge near Rm. 1618.

8:00PM-8:30PM  Aerial Performances

Featuring: Saskia & Special Guest; Amy Funbuttons on the Aerial Stage.

8:00-11:00PM  From Drawing to Sculpture by Ronnie Werner

Watch the artist sculpt a nude model, live. Orders for the finished art available exclusively in the Festival store. Near the entrance to Aaaahz!

8:30PM  Guided Art Tour of the Fiber Art of SEAF with Dani

Tour the fiber art in the festival from the naughty to the sublime. Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge across from Rm. 1618.

9:00PM-9:30PM  “Ascendancy: Bondage and Aerial Showcase” part 2 by Shay Tiziano – Performance Showcase

Featuring: Sving; Anoxia & Pepper; Andreas Fenix On the Aerial Stage.

9:30-12:30PM  Carnalval

Push your inner erotic being to the edge with toys designed to get you going with a collection of sensations. We’ll have a special silhouette booth this year where you can put on your own mini performance while everyone watches your silhouettes. In Aaaahz!

10:00PM-11:00PM   “Delicious Trouble” by Adra Boo – Performance Showcase

Featuring: Jackqueline Hyde, Val Challah, Mike Illvester, Masquelyn Monroe, Jaynie Jezabel, Caela Bailey, Amber Flame, Carmen Caliente, Taryn Rene Dorsey, Boom Boom L’Roux, Mx Pucks Aplenty.  Guest Curator showcase on the Main Stage.

10:00PM-11:00PM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: Loom & OliviaLyon on the Aerial Stage.

10:30PM-11:30PM   Washi Painting Session with Madame Umbra

Madame Umbra will choose her canvas of the evening from the collection of specialty Japanese papers that Festival attendees have touched and interacted with. She will create an erotic painting that will be available for purchase. Outside of Rm. 1618.

11:00PM-12:00AM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: BlkStar /HollyCrew/ SamanthaVim on the Aerial Stage.

11:30PM-12:30AM  Siren Song with Drea Talley

Come to the Side Show stage and take a risk. Listen to the Siren and let yourself be drawn in, and know that you will be released but you may also be forever changed. Located near the Festival Store.

12:00AM-1:00AM  Bondage Performances

Featuring: Shay Tiziano on the Aerial Stage.

1:00AM Exit Building

Sunday, April 28th, 2019 | Noon—4PM

18+ Allowed. Valid ID required.

To be enjoyed all hours: Visual Art Gallery, Interactive Installations, and the Festival Store.

Noon Doors Open

12:00PM-2:00PM  Beyond Life Drawing

Drawing supplies provided or bring your own. In Rm. 1618.

12:30PM  Guided Art Tour

Ask a docent for an art tour and learn more about the exhibition! Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge across from Rm. 1618.

12:30PM-2:30PM  This Heart Holds Many: My Life as the Nonbinary Millennial Child of a Polyamorous Family with Koe Creation

Book Reading & Conversation Corner in the Literary Lair.

12:30PM-1:30PM Eroticism in Art and the Media in the Time of #MeToo – Discussion Panel

Panelists: Randy Ford, Vivek, Ebony Smith, Smitty Buckler, and Christopher. On the Main Stage.

1:30PM  Guided Art Tour

Ask a docent for an art tour and learn more about the exhibition! Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge across from Rm. 1618.

2:00PM-2:40PM  Visual Art Jury Discussion Panel

Festival Director, Visual Art Jurors and Curators share the process of assembling the art to make up the exhibitions. On the Main Stage.

2:30PM-4:00PM  Solo Yet Unbounded: Venturing forth when the world tells you it’s not safe with Olivia

Conversation Corner in the Literary Lair.

3:00PM Guided Art Tour with members of the Visual Art Jury

Continue the conversation of the jury’s thoughts on the selected art. Starting at the Art Buyer’s Lounge across from Rm. 1618.

3:00PM-CANCELLED  Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble: Witches As Symbols of Sexual Agency – Shayla M. Alarie

This lecture has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond anyone’s control. We apologize for the disappointment or inconvenience.

3:00PM-4:00PM  Rope Art Salon – with Life Drawing

A Beyond Nude life drawing session with rope bondage. Drawing supplies provided or bring your own. In Rm. 1618.

3:00PM-4:00PM  Tea Practice and Conversation hosted by Phoenix Tea

As the tea leaves unfold, so will the conversation. $10 fee for a seat at the tea table, tickets available here. In the Consent Lounge.

4:00PM – Event Ends

6:00PM-8pm – Art Pick-Up

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