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CALAVERA X ARTIST KIM SAIGH SWIMWEAR TO BENEFIT KEEP A BREAST

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By Kailee Bradstreet http://business.transworld.net/150141/news/calavera-x-artist-kim-saigh-swimwear-benefit-keep-breast/ Calavera x Kim Saigh x Keep A Breast On Tuesday June 3, surf inspired swimwear label Calavera will show their support for young women from all walks of life by launching a limited edition tattoo print swimwear collection, designed by renowned artist Kim Saigh of television show LA Ink. For each suit sold, 50% of proceeds will be donated to The Keep A Breast Foundation in an effort to raise substantial funds to support the foundation’s educational recourses and community outreach. Two styles of the limited edition print will be available online at Urban Outfitter in the retailer’s fitness and outdoor apparel division, as well as Without Walls, and the Calavera website. To launch the collection, Calavera will host a cocktail event and film screening at creative design agency space, Nouvelle Vague (701 Venice Boulevard, Venice, CA) on Tuesday, June 3rd, from 6pm to 8pm. The campaign focuses on the concept that “every woman’s body is a work of art,” and to relay that idea, Calavera has created a short video filmed by renowned photographer Alberto Guglielmi portraying the story behind the limited edition tulip print. PRESS RELEASE – Venice, California, Tuesday May 20, 2014 — Surf-inspired women’s active swimwear brand Calavera is set to launch a collection of limited edition tattoo print suits, designed by renowned artist Kim Saigh of television series LA Ink. For each suit sold, 50% of profits will directly benefit the Keep A Breast Foundation, supporting their mission of breast cancer eradication ... Read More »

The Art of the Machine Charity Show

To Benefit the Children’s Burn Foundation I am proud to announce the first annual “The Art of the Machine,” a charity event to be held July 11th 2014 in Downtown Long Beach at the Mai Tai Bar at the historic Long Beach Pike from 6pm – 2am. The Art of the Machine will be a celebration of the Tattoo Machine with Custom Tattoo Machines to be auctioned off to Tattoo Artists as well as pieces by world renowned artists available to the public. The Children’s Burn Foundation is the only known foundation that offers the Full Recovery Program for child burn survivors, locally, nationally, and internationally – a unique blend of medical care, psycho-social support services, and daily living support to help young burn survivors achieve their full potential. The complex interplay of physical and psychological trauma resulting from severe burn injuries can profoundly affect the lives of children for years to come. Through the Foundation‘s full range of programs and services, young burn survivors receive new hope, a community of supporters who understand, and a chance at a full recovery. Program services include: Medical Care & Support for Physical Recovery Family Emergency Assistance Camps & Retreats for Child Burn Survivors and Families Teen Support Group: Young Adult Burn Survivors & Supporters (Y.A.B.S.S.) Child & Family Support Groups The night will begin at 6pm with a silent auction closing at 10pm and then followed up with live music and some special surprises until 2am. There will be a special program ... Read More »

Local Tattoo Artists Host Lansing Fundraiser

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By Juliana Moxley/The State News Source: www.health.einnews.com Local Lansing tattoo artists collaborated on Sunday evening for Artonica, an event meant to benefit the Greater Lansing Food Bank and Capital Area Humane Society. But these artists weren’t focused on their typical work. Rather than creating artwork on skin, the artists rotated around 10 different canvases every 20 minutes and drew whatever came to mind with charcoal. The pieces were sold at an auction later in the evening. Monica and Greg Drake started Artonica three years ago as a way to give back to local charities. Greg said the artists don’t get paid for the work because the night was just about giving back to charity. The tattoo artists at the event were hand-picked by Greg for demonstrating exceptional creative skills. “We look for custom shops,” Monica Drake said. “We look for artists that have the ability to actually be able to draw.” The Drakes partner together to run Local Tattoo & Laser Co. in Lansing, a shop that only uses vegan ink for its creations. The artists rotate to different canvases for a total of about two hours and once the artwork is complete, it gets framed and auctioned off to the crowd. Proceeds from the auction go towards the Greater Lansing Food Bank and Capital Area Humane Society. Photographer Michele Hoffman heard of Artonica and the praise its artists received for their skills, so she came to the event in the hopes of finding artists that she could use for her own photography ... Read More »

Pennyroyal Studio/BJ Betts Collaboration Project

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  MediaContact for Pennyroyal Studio: press@pennyroyalstudio.com Jewelry Designer And Tattoo Artist Join Forces Against AIDS Pennyroyal Studio And BJ Betts Release Alphabet Jewelry To Benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA (June 24th, 2013):  Jewelry design company, Pennyroyal Studio and tattoo artist/lettering expert, BJ Betts have released a collection of handcrafted alphabet jewelry with proceeds benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA).  The uni-sex collection is being released in memory of BJ’s brother who passed away due to complications from AIDS.  The designs are available to purchase from www.pennyroyalstudio.com in both sterling silver ($90) and bronze ($70). Read More »

Depot Town Tattoo: Toys for Tats 2012 (VIDEO)

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By Dawn Cooke This event is about donating a toy to a child in need. Every year around Christmas Depot Town Tattoo holds a toy drive. Front Street Tattoo, Mike Emmets shop in Traverse City, Michigan does the event also every year. Clients bring in a toy valued over $15 bucks and get a tattoo valued at least 50. We usually do 100-120 tattoos that day. We do this as a way to give back to the community. The toys go to Carrot Way Community Center for low income families who are struggling to get on their feet. They also go to Methodist Children’s Orphanage to kids who don’t have parents and kids who live in foster care…  Read More »

Dave Allen: Kannon, Goddess of Mercy Art Show & Auction

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By Dave Allen Last year’s devastating tsunami and earthquake in Japan deeply affected everyone in our industry. It would be hard not to be. More than 20,000 dead and 100,000’s left rebuilding. As a community we banded together and raised money for relief efforts. After a full year it is still apparent that people in Japan could use our help… Read More »

Redemption Tattoo Las Vegas: Giving Back to the Community Through Art

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Courtesy of Redemption Tattoo: My name is Juan Muniz and I am co-owner and manager of Redemption Tattoo Family and Gallery in Las Vegas. We are a new shop in town with an amazing group of artists. Most of us came from Vince Neil’s tattoo shop on the strip that just recently closed. Our focus in on tattoos, painting and giving back to the community through art. We are currently working with the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, AFAN, Boys and Girls Club of Las Vegas and St. Jude Children’s Hospital…  Read More »

Depot Town Tattoo: Toys for Tats (VIDEO)

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By Dawn Cooke Toys for Tats is something we started at Depot Town Tattoo two years ago. Our first year 100 people showed up and we tattooed as many as we could. That first year we had no idea it would go down like that at all. The second year was twice the turn out and four of us did double the work. This year there are five of us and we are doing something a bit different. Since we couldn’t possibly get to everyone, we are signing up the first 100 people early starting on December 1st and anyone else who wishes to donate a toy will receive a voucher for $20 dollars toward their next tattoo. Read More »

Tattooers for Japan Founder Dave Allen Talks to TAM in Toronto (VIDEO)

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Tattooers for Japan (UPDATE)

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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 return… Read More »

Tattooers for Japan

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By John Niederkorn The recent natural disasters in Japan have sent shock-waves through the global community, which left many people wondering how they could help the Japanese people in their time of need. One such community that has been organizing to support Japan is also a community that has been heavily influenced by Japanese culture, the global tattoo community. Read More »