Inked in Montreal

For more information about the Art Tattoo Quebec show May 29-31 in Quebec City, visit: http://news.arttattooquebec.com For more information about the Art Tattoo Montreal show September 11-13 in Montreal, visit: http://http://news.arttattoomontreal.com

THIS IS NOT A TOY

An Exhibition of the Contemporary Art + Collectible Design Celebrate the World's First Large-Scale Exhibition Dedicated to Designer Toys at the Design exchange.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - TORONTO, Canada - February 7, 2014 - Design Exchange (DX), Canada's Design Museum, is proud to present a series of firsts with its playful, unprecedented

Dave Shore Dragon Art Tribute and Auction

By Dave Allen Dave Shore passed away suddenly this year, the very day his shop was scheduled to close. He worked almost daily right up to the end. It is his legacy that we wish to honor! A character of mythical proportions... Stories of his days in Texas, Hawaii and Europe

Ollie XXX: Why Are We Relying on Other People?

By Ollie XXX Lately I've been hearing all sorts of talk about people coming into tattooing and profiting off our industry, without actually being tattooers or being involved in it in any way. After a few years of this, I've come to wonder… Why are we relying on other people? Do

Ollie XXX: Too Much Style

By Ollie XXX Style over substance in tattooing... it's gone from a small problem to a downright epidemic. People who haven't even been tattooing for five years picking and choosing what tattoos are their style. Not that I'm some groundbreaking tattooer, but style is about the last thing on my mind. People

Calgary Alberta Bound Tattoo and Arts Festival, On the Road in Canada

By Jesse Dolphin Hello once again, I was at the Calgary Alberta Bound Tattoo Convention a little over a week ago... Steve Peace owner of Immaculate Concepts in Calgary has for years been bringing in some of the best artists known worldwide. The show where I bought my first TAM mag.

Tattoo Artist Magazine: Rose Riot at NXNE and NIX

Despite an auspicious start my trip to Toronto to cover North by Northeast (NXNE) music festival and North Ink Exposure (NIX) tattoo convention was quite informative and enjoyable. NIX was my second convention and I was to learn how to run the TAM booth from the boothmaster John, as well

Northern Ink Exposure, on the Road in Toronto… Eh!

By John Niederkorn Oh... Canada? The Northern Ink Exposure (NIX) ended a string of three successive tattoo conventions for me, which would explain this post's extreme tardiness. It was my first time on Canadian soil and Kent had me super stressed about Canadian customs... Okay, lets get my story straight; "Hello,

Tattooers for Japan (UPDATE)

By Craig Driscoll The biggest earthquake to shake Japan, since records began almost 150 years ago, hit the country's northeast coast. That and the tsunami that followed has devastated the island nation of Japan. Japanese influence on modern-day tattooing is undeniably vast. The least we can do is some tattooing in