The Seattle Erotic Art Festival Announces Open Call for Entries for its 16th Annual Event

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Seattle Erotic Art Festival seeks artists of all mediums who create works that explore sexuality, gender, identity, and social mores for its annual show April 27-29, 2018.

#SEAF2018 Call For Art open December 1 - January 15.

Over three days, Seattle Erotic Art Festival showcases the finest, thought-provoking, contemporary erotic art from around the world.

The Seattle Erotic Art Festival (SEAF) announces its open call for its 16th annual event to be held April 27-29, 2018 in Seattle Center. SEAF is an internationally-recognized celebration of erotic art and performance unlike any other festival or gallery you’ve ever experienced. The three-day event touts some of the finest erotic art in the world. Event planning is underway for the 16th anniversary festivities that will transform the Seattle Center’s historic Exhibition Hall into a lively art festival. Artists, creators and experimenters are invited to propose projects large and small - visual art, exhibitions and installations, as well as burlesque performances, pantomimes, poetry readings, lectures and live music. SEAF proudly celebrates and promotes freedom of sexuality, speech and creativity through the erotic expression of fine art, in all its many forms.

“Creating erotic art is a form of activism,” says Festival Director Sophia Iannicelli. “When you create art, you are encouraging the world to accept sexuality as a vital element of the human experience. One of my goals is for everyone who attends the Festival to see some aspect of sexuality that they previously didn’t understand; to come away from the Festival with a sense of acceptance, and an understanding that joy is expressed in many different ways.”

Artists interested in submitting their work to the Festival can learn more about SEAF’s submission policies and jury processes here: https://www.seattleerotic.org/artists/. Artists do not need to attend the Festival to be accepted.

Artists and creative teams are asked to submit their visual art, literary art, and merchandise for the Festival Store, and proposals of performance and/or interactive installations online starting noon, December 1, 2017.
Deadline for entries is 11PM, January 15, 2018.

About Seattle Erotic Art Festival (SEAF)
SEAF has been elevating erotic art since its first showing in 2003. SEAF encourages the creation, enjoyment, and purchase of erotic art–sparking conversations to ignite personal and cultural evolutions.

About Foundation for Sex Positive Culture (FSPC)
FSPC’s mission is to promote personal and cultural acceptance of consensual sexuality through education and the arts. It offers consent-based workshops, regular monthly events, social and support groups, and a comprehensive library of over 10,000 pieces – all in a safe, welcoming space.

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