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OVER A QUARTER CENTURY OF DEDICATION TO PROTECTING, PRESERVING AND PROMOTING EROTIC ART.
September 30 - October 1, 2017
Los Angeles, CA

Tom of Finland Foundation
Art and Culture Festival 2017

Events: Tom of Finland Art and Culture Festival Artists Page
Events: Tom of Finland Art and Culture Festival Artists Page
Events: Tom of Finland Art and Culture Festival Artists Page

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2017 Tom of Finland Art and Culture Festival

Art, Artists and Images

Dozens of Artists Represented
Guest Artist: Brian Anderson

Brian Anderson
Artist: BRIAN ANDERSON. Photographer: CHRISTIAN TRIPPE

This year marks the 22nd annual Tom of Finland Art and Culture Festival,
taking over the entire landmark property where
Tom of Finland Foundation has operated since 1984.

The Festival is one of the key public events initiated and run by the Foundation, and serves as a platform in furthering its mission to preserve, protect and promote erotic art.

To salute Kino Lorber’s October release of the Tom of Finland biopic, this year’s programming will have a focus on moving pictures and pictures in motion, namely skateboards with artwork and tattoos on living bodies.

The Festival’s guest artist is Brian Anderson, the legendary skater who declared to the world a year ago that he is gay. He is skateboarding’s most prominent pro star to come out and has recently released a zine that includes his paintings.

At the Awards Reception on Saturday evening, celebrated artist Jim French (1932-2017) will be remembered for popularizing the aesthetic prevalent in gay adult films to this day, and famed photographer Arthur Tress will be acknowledged for his lifetime of artistic contributions.


$20 Eventbrite  •  $25 at door
½ Price for ToFF Members and Students with ID
FREE if you have TOM ink!
Special Edition Pin
General Admission gets $10 off art purchases over $100

View the 2017 Official Program 2017 Tom of Finland Art and Culture Festival

September 30, Saturday
Art Fair Noon – 6pm

Art Exhibition, Vendors, Skateboard Demos

Rick Castro’s Art & Installation Dungeon

Tattoo Show 2pm

Reception 6pm – 8pm

How to Be a Faggot
An erotic memoir by Jamison Karon
and illustrated by Van Jazmin


October 1, Sunday
Art Fair Noon – 6pm

Art Exhibition, Vendors, Skateboard Demos

Rick Castro’s Art & Installation Dungeon

Life Drawing Session with Miguel Angel Reyes 1 – 5pm


Food and Drink Available
Facial Hair Design and Grooming by Barber Pete

  Barber Pete Beard Care  
     
The Bullet Bar Tom of Finland Store Eagle LA
     
Kino Lorber
     
TOM's Pleasure Tools The Fight Faultline – Faultline Bar
     
la-band-of-brothers
     
MOTA GED (Gay Entertainment Directory) L A Skate Co.
     
Rick Castro Bellum Ruben Esparza Curatorial DJ RocketManLA

Getting to the Festival

Our bus stop is Sunset/Echo Park. We are serviced by Metro lines 4/704 and 2/302. Also the 603 to Alvarado/Sunset.

Continue on Sunset Boulevard to Laveta Terrace, then up the short hill and up the Grand Stairs until Laveta Terrace levels out and another 1/2 block. TOM House is on your left. The House is only a 0.3 mile walk from the bus stop.

1421 Laveta Terrace is on a residential street, so we recommend using Uber or Lyft.

Photograph by Alex La Cruz for GAYLETTER
Photograph by Alex La Cruz for GAYLETTER

Accommodations near TOM House

Super 8 Motel

1341 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90026
213.250.2233

Comfort Inn

2717 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90026
213.413.8222

Quality Inn & Suites

250 Silver Lake Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90004
213.639.1920


TOM House
(Foundation Headquarters)
1421 Laveta Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90026
(Echo Park) Map

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