Call for Art Submissions / Naughti Gras 13.5 (NG14)

Koken Art Factory’s Summer version of its Erotic Art and Entertainment Event!
Though the Mardi Gras Season has passed, we are putting on a sizzling hot, sultry twist to the show! We are excited to announce our “Call For Art” invite to new and past Artists. Be a part of this fun, Sexy, Summer Weekend! Tickets On-Sale Now!!

We are seeking art presented in all media and styles. Please submit your unique work portraying the playful and provocative side of art. Just about anything goes!  We are simply looking for tasteful erotic artwork.

Naughti Gras 14 / The St Louis Erotic Art Show

Friday August 13th and Saturday August 14th, 2021.
Time: 7:00pm -1:00am

Ages 18 and Up

Important Calendar Dates for interested Art Participants

– Submission Deadline: Saturday, July 24, 2021 by Midnight.

-Art Drop-off:

Saturday: 07-31-21:   1:00pm – 6:00pm

Sunday: 08-1-21:   1:00pm – 4:00pm

Wednesday: 08-4-20:  4:00pm – 7:00pm

-Naughti Gras 14, Friday, August 13th and and Saturday, August 14th, 7:00pm-1:00am

Art Pick Up:

Saturday, August 21, 2021, Art Pick-Up: 12:00 – 6:00pm

Sunday, August 22, 2021, Art Pick-Up: 12 – 4:00pm

*Art Pick-up AND Art Drop-off will be located at:

2500 Ohio Ave, St. Louis MO, 63104


Online Submissions: There is no fee for submitting artwork for consideration.  You can submit as many pieces of art as you like.

Art Submissions and Questions regarding the submission process should be emailed to info@kokenartfactory.com

Click the link below for submissions and inquiries: 


– All artists must be at least 18 years of age.

– All submissions must have an EROTIC theme.

– All submissions must be of original design and personal execution.

– Artwork submitted to previous Naughti Gras exhibitions will not be accepted.

Prepare your submission images beforehand according to the instructions below. Failure to follow these basic guidelines may result in your work being omitted from the selection process.

-If you are submitting more than one piece of work, your submissions must be sent at the same time, using one email ONLY. Sending multiple emails can cause confusion.

-You may submit as many pieces as you like. Upload only ONE (1) photo of each piece.

-File Types accepted: .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .pdf

-Very Important: Your Images CANNOT be any larger than 1MB (1024 kb)

-Each Image MUST be named in this way:
First Name_Last Name_Title, (Example: John_Smith_Footlover.jpg).

-Your email submission will be sent to:  


It MUST include the following info: Your (REAL) name, address, phone number, and email. Then the number of pieces submitted, name of each piece, media, size in inches and price in the order they are uploaded. If you go by a nickname you can include that also.

-Artists with works selected to be included in the show will be notified via email. Upon acceptance, artists will receive the waiver information. ALL Artists must sign a waiver.

Accepted Art Work and Entry Fee:   This year there is one fee of 40.00 to enter the show. Though you can submit as many pieces as you like for viewing and consideration, our Judging committee will determine how many of your pieces can be accepted based on size and similar-like images.

Acceptance Notification

There is no set deadline for acceptance notification. However, judging shall be done soon after art work is submitted and viewed by the Art Event Committee. We ask all those submitting work to be patient during the review process. Upon review, Artists will be notified in due time, via email, about participation status for the show. There are only a finite number of spaces for art work depending on quantity, size and similar-like images of art submitted. This process will allocate space on a first come first serve basis until space is gone.

-We will notify you, please do not email us inquiring as to the status of your submission(s).

Accepted NG14 artists will receive FREE admission to the event for both nights, a guest ticket for both nights and one complimentary drink ticket for both nights. The Koken Art Factory wants its submitting artists to know that Naughti Gras is our signature event of the year, and MANY pieces sell in our shows. We do not take a commission on ANY art sales. An information table staffed by the Koken Art Factory will assist with art purchase inquiries and forms. Art purchase inquiries will be available to artists the following week during Art Pick Up. Art MUST hang for the duration of the Naughti Gras weekend.

Good luck artists!

Welcome to the Koken Art Factory

Your destination for premier Saint Louis event space – It will be our pleasure to host your special event. We cater to small and large group special occasions.  Our seated capacity is 250 with a standing capacity of up to 400 depending on how the event is structured.

Three Event Spaces to choose from!

The Art Factory has three event spaces to choose from that all boast different visual and structural features.  With roughly 10,000 square feet of event space ANYTHING is possible.
Our smallest space dubbed the Coffee Shop is perfect for your smaller private parties of 50 or less.
Our Reception Room has a beautiful custom build bar perfect for any occasion.
Our biggest space, The Gallery, is an expansive 4,000 sq ft black box- painted white.  Enjoy a wall of beautiful windows perfect for the sunset complimented by a baby grand piano.  Enjoy twinkle lights throughout much of the space to set the mood just right!  Of course outside decor is welcome for your special day or occasion.

Contact Us if you are interested in  hosting your event at our space.

Event Space

The Gallery

The Gallery is a large open space that is great for all kinds of events. Art Shows, weddings, yoga and fitness classes; just to name a few!

The Gallery

The Bar and Reception Room

The Reception Room is a cozy area with a nice built-in bar and band area.

The Bar and Reception Room

The Koken Cafe

A bright room with a bar and small commercial commissary; the Cafe is perfect for small events or business meetings.

The Cafe

Studio Space

With over 150,000 sq ft, we have art studios of all different sizes.

Contact Us today to preview the available studio space.



The Koken Art Factory is located at 2500 Ohio Avenue in beautiful South City St. Louis. Long and short term leasing is available for entrepreneurs and small to mid sized businesses in addition to event space rental. Ample parking is available on and off street in addition to multiple options for event locations on the premises.  Thank you for stopping by, we hope to see you at an event soon or host your event!

Call Us @ 314-771-9000 or via the form below.