In 2012, Seattle Erotic Art Festival unveiled our highest honor.
The Masters of Erotic Art program showcases artists who have made meaningful contributions to the history and development of erotic art.
Join us at the 2017 Seattle Erotic Art Festival as we celebrate the work of all of our distinguished Masters of Erotic Art.
Masters of Erotic Art
Miss Indigo Blue
Miss Indigo Blue, as the founder and Headmistress of the Academy of Burlesque, has launched a thousand pasties on stages all over the world, inspiring legions of humans to express themselves through a body-based art.
For over 70 years, Paul Dahlquist has been creating art, celebrating beauty, and striving to use art as a tool that makes the world “safer, saner and more just”.
Founder of the Seattle Erotic Art Festival, Jim Duvall ‘s award-winning fine art photography opens conversations about human sexuality.
Ellen Forney’s sex positive cartoons and Eisner Award-winning comics bridge the realms of literature and visual art with humor and compassion.
Charles Gatewood’s pioneering photography has documented America’s sexual awakening and diversity, including the Modern Primitive movement.
The world-renowned fine art photography of Barbara Nitke showcases a compassionate view of alternative sex and an insightful view of the adult film industry.