309 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
Join Master of Erotic Art, Jim Duvall for a discussion on the historical significance of “pin-up art” and how artists can continue the tradition of challenging society’s boundaries.
All sexes, genders, ethnicities, sexual orientations, relationship orientations welcome and celebrated.
Gallery Erato will be open 6pm-10pm this evening for browsing and art purchases.
Salons have long been gatherings of like-minded people sharing ideas and connecting. The Seattle Erotic Art Festival follows this grand tradition of creating spaces for people to meet, talk, and share conversation and ideas. Look for more Salons of SEAF in future months!
About the Artist:
Jim Duvall began their career as an erotic photographer in the early days of the World Wide Web taking pictures for phone sex workers. Jim soon began janesguide.com, as well as shooting content for several other web endeavors including bondage.com. Their art has been shown at erotic art festivals and galleries around North America. Jim helped start The Betty Pages, an LGBT magazine serving Whatcom and Skagit counties and was a writer and photographer for the magazine for 5 years. In 2013, they were inducted into the Masters of Erotic Art by the Seattle Erotic Art Festival.
As a sexuality activist, Mr. Duvall has volunteered for many organizations over the years. They are a founder and former President of the Board of Directors of the Center for Sex Positive Culture (nee Wetspot). They founded the Seattle Erotic Art Festival. They are a past President and Board member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom. Jim is currently the Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Pan Eros Foundation.
Jim Duvall teaches on a variety of topics from erotic photography to rope bondage at events and for groups all over North America. Currently, they work as a fine art photographer in Seattle, WA.