Welcome to The Original Dublin International Tattoo Convention

ARTISTS 2018

Agathe Larouge
Barbara “Gin” Naggi
Shaun Carroll
Aisling Mahon
Morgan Dúch Dubh
Alex Eremko
Chris de Villiers
Sergy Blackhat
Aidan Cunningham
Leah Williams
Iain Cummins
Kimi Duck
Heather Drew
Jo Cregg
Shannon Ritchie
Niamh Cunningham
Michele Bellentani
Simona D Agostino
Roberto Gasperi
James Kennedy
Francesco Luporosso
Romina Nepi-Deianira
David Nilsson
Andrea Corradini
Magda Future Art
Ovidiu
Tim Leese
James Conway
Jason Leeser
Crets
Jos
Ro Sheridan
Dave Nolan
Vincenzo Micheletti
Javito
Neo Parker
Gaara
Davide Galetti
Penny Lane
Alan Brennan
Alex Lani
Diego Casas
Koko Rohan
Victor Cala
Dana Metschina
Kim Sweers
Nicolas M
Sebastien Pradels
Gonzalo Cuesta
Andrew Ochnio
Rene Papp
Claudia Trash
Madda Lena
Marocs Silva
Cliona Reck
Robert Gorlt
Cam Norris
Blackgerm Aurelie
Seven Echek
Antone Masri
Jos
Bonnie
Anthea
Sednae
Miha Sukato
Erica Flannes
La French Sarah
Peps
Aleksandr Samsin
Darkbird-David Bran
Cornel Stocker
Simone Stocker
Rob Stewart
Karin Jonsson
Lofi Cruz

Agathe Larouge

Tattooist since 2015 in the Rouen area and now on the Road, I travel shop-to-shop with my Tattoo style, somewhere between the Cartoon and New School tattoo

What do i like the most?

Especially spooky girls and big eyed animals eating your soul!

So, if you’re a kind person and like my universe, contact me for a FLASH TATTOO or any PERSONAL PROJECT, I’d be honored to do it!

Barbara “Gin” Naggi

My name is Barbara ‘Gin’ Naggi. My artistic passion is tattoos and what they say about us, our cultures and our world. I specialize in Blackwork and Dotwork. Botanical designs are my favourite subjects..I love  drawing tiny hidden flowers, delicate bouquets, pretty branches and nature scenes…

I listen to my client’s desires and ideas and work with them to create designs that fully express who they are.

Shaun Carroll

Shaun has been tattooing for 21 years and is the owner of Hot Rod Tattoo in Blacksburg, VA, USA.  Originally trained by Eddie Yeary, Andrew Conner, and Reno Price, Shaun has won multiple awards for Celtic knotwork, full color tattoos, and cover-ups.

His work has been featured in many newspaper articles and magazines such as Skin Art, International Tattoo, Skin & Ink, Tattoo Revue, and Tattoos for Men.

Shaun is adept at solid color tattoos as well as smooth black and grey.  His major influences are Filip Leu, Jeff Gogue, Guy Atchison, and Joe Capobianco.

Aisling Mahon

I have always been creating since I was a young child. From paper hedgehogs to wire headpieces, there was always a creation to be made. I grew up in the countryside, this started my fascination with all things wild and wonderful. This curiosity of the outdoors inspired my work as I was always drawn to working from real life.

This passion progressed to a love of adorning the body. I studied Art & Design in Ballyfermot college before my apprenticeship and have been tattooing professionally since 2012. After a year away from tattooing I relaunched my own studio in Newbridge, County Kildare.

My favourite style to work in is a mix of ornamental and neo trad.

Morgan Dúch Dubh

I’m mainly working black and grey, with a big preference for dark, realistic and gore tattoos

Alex Eremko

Alex Eremko started tattooing in Vancouver, B.C., Canada in 2005. He has since made Calgary, Alberta his home for the last 6 years. He loves all things pop culture related, and is very fond of tattooing them in traditional and illustrative styles. Alex loves working with colors. The brighter the better. Aside from Pop culture though his favorite has to be designs of animals, particularly dynamic or ferocious images of animals. Alex’ work often features bold linework with fine details to give the overall tattoo more dimension and depth, and a large pallet of colors to bring the design to life.

Chris de Villiers

I’m a tattooer from Cape Town, South Africa. I have been tattooing about 6 years and specialise mostly in blackwork inspired neo traditional and japanese work aswell as some ornamental tattoos. 

Sergy Blackhat

After more than 20 years of experience, Sergy can realize everything. He believes that an accomplished tattoo artist has to be able to masteris any styles and that is what he does. In making your tattoos even more beautiful then you have ever imagine he is a huge contributor in making Instagram a beautiful place.

Aidan Cunningham

Leah Williams

Tattooing since 2009, U.S. based artist, Leah Williams now travels the country in a motorhome doing guest spots and conventions year-round. Leah has worked in 20 cities across America in the last two years and prides herself as both a large-scale, custom tattooer and a “Walk-In Warrior”. She tattoos in all styles but is known for fine-line details and vibrant watercolor designs.

Iain Cummins

Kimi Duck

Heather Drew

Jo Cregg

Shannon Ritchie

Shannon Ritchie grew up in southwest Missouri and learned to tattoo in 2001. Pop culture strongly influenced his artwork growing up, and his style reflects that. Comic books, video games, cartoons, and film imagery are the things he likes to tattoo the most. He did an alternate cover for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters #2. His favorite color is purple.

Niamh Cunningham

Michele Bellentani

Simona D Agostino

Roberto Gasperi

James Kennedy

Francesco Luporosso

Romina Nepi-Deianira

I’m Romina Nepi, I started tattooing in 1996 and opened my  studio in 2000. During these years I participated in many international tattoo events, like TI-Tattoo Convention Lugano, NY Empire State Expo, Amstrdam Tattoo Expo, Berlin Tattoo Convention and this year Inkmania 2.0 and The Dublin International Tattoo Convention.

I love working with colors, cartoon style is the one I prefer but mixing abstract drawing and realism is the ultimate style I like working on.

 

David Nilsson

Andrea Corradini

Magda Future Art

Magda is an artist from a long time. She has been gradueted in 2004 of Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Wroclaw, Poland. As a tattoo artist she is for 11 years. Her experience was growing in Poland, Germany, and now – in Ireland. For all this time she always knew her thing is black work. She love to do nice, clear line work but she loves all black and grey tattoos as well. From 2016 owner of Illusion Tattoo in Tullamore where it fulfills both as an artist and tattoo artist.

Ovidiu

My name is Ovidiu Putura Born in Transilania . I live in Ireland for 11 years now and I call it my home 🙂 … I enjoy most doing custom pieces , to collaborate with my clients to create the ideal piece of art for their body . I enjoy all styles of tattooing but my favourite are : Black & grey realism  and colour realism

Tim Leese

Tim Lease is a world travelling award winning artist home based in Orlando,Florida. A professional tattooer for 5 years, He is highly proficient in Clean linework and stylish shading. Most known for eye catching custom designs and blackwork with a diverse subject matter such as Geometry, Floral, Animals, and Portraits. Tim also can do well saturated colorwork. Tim Lease Tattoos are custom made with the test of time in mind. The only thing better than your tattoo will be the fun laughter-filled experience!

James Conway

Neo traditional Japanese artist

Jason Leeser

Jason was born and raised in the U.S. and has a degree in Fine Art from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA. As a professional tattooer for eight years, Jason is very experienced in all styles of tattooing including realism, traditional, and ornamental but favors bold, bright, Japanese inspired and floral tattoos the most. When not tattooing Jason is often painting, drawing, or traveling to tattoo conventions around the world.

Crets

Hey,

 

I’m Crets, a real belgian dude who likes beers and french fries.  I have 10 years of tattoo experience. I m part of the crew of Fantasy Tattoo in Belgium.

I ame an allround tattoo artist but my speciality is Black and grey, Geometric, realisme and Mandala.

Jos

Hey,

I’m Jos. I own my shop Fantasy Tattoo since 1993. I have 25 years of experiences in tattoo making. We have a crew of 3 artists of who I am really proud. We are a big family with a lot of passion for tattoo art. I’m an allround artist, but my favourite style is realistic style, black and grey, colourwork, portraits and trash style .

Ro Sheridan

 

I am a Dublin born and based tattoo artist with a love for custom tattooing in various styles but my favorites would be black and grey illustrative and blackwork ornate/lace.

 

I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Dave Nolan

Hi everyone, I am Dave and based in Dublin. After a lifetime of drawing & completing my degree in design, I knew that I wanted to become a tattoo artist. Thankfully a good friend seen my potential and took me under his wing. The rest is history. I currently have my own studio and slowly growing as an artist. I love to manipulate images using Photoshop, the gorier the better 😛 Forever learning and hope someday to master realism 🙂 

Vincenzo Micheletti

Vincenzo Micheletti owner of Alma y Sangre Tattoo since 2015
Tattoo artist since 2007, free hand designer, favorite styles New Tribal (Dot work, mandala,
full black, geometric, ornamental).

Javito

Javier Perales, known as Javito, is from Andalucia and resident in Valencia.

His life is dedicated to drawing and has been tattooed since 2012.

He crossed the life of Neo Parker and Gaara in a convention.

And since then whenever you can visit them in Madrid.

He is a kind person with whom laughter is assured.

Your realism style in black and white or color.

Neo Parker

His real name is Rober Pedragosa.

Being small he loved to draw Spiderman, there is part of his professional name.

Frined from Gaara, is the other creator of Creepshow tattoo.

He is always thinking that drawing and thanks to it, makes unique creation in full color.

A personalized realism, in which you download your talent.

Gaara

Gabriel Aragoneses, born in Madrid and resident in a town in the north in Madrid.

He began his walk in the world of drawing from a very small.

Graphic creation study and interested in tattooing, was deriving his career towards it.

He has been tattooing and collaborating in several sstudies in spain for seven years.

With effort and dedicatio, i manage to ride with his friend and fellow profesional, his own studio called Creepshow tattoo.

His Style is black and white realism, always adding his personal touch.

Davide Galetti

Piercing, specialized in dermal, micro-dermal and jewelry change.
Currently at the Pinkertattoo in Genoa. Sterile, certified and disposable material.

Penny Lane

Rambler Tattoo Artist since 2012, she started tattooing in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro) and she
kept inking in London, Amsterdam, Genoa, Livorno, heading up to Dublin in 2016.
She recently opened her own studio in Bray, the Red Spades Studio that involves art,
tattooing and music.
She works free-handing and her favorite style is Avant-Gard and Cartoon.

Alan Brennan

Alex Lani

Diego Casas

Traditional tattoo artist for the last 18 years. Strong solid colours and clean lines.

Koko Rohan

Realism tattoo artist from Barcelona with 20 years experience. Color or Black & grey, just bring a picture and he will do it.

Victor Cala

Previously winner of Dublin tattoo convention  best realism the last 2 years. Speciality with photo like tattoos. Black and grey master.

Dana Metschina

SINCE 2000 PROFESSIONAL TATTOO ARTIST | HOUSE OF TATTOO OWNER
DOT | MANDALA | MASTER OF DISASTER | OH YES ….

Kim Sweers

I’m Kim. The only woman in our crew pac J which takes a lot of balls and patience J. I have 5 years of experience in tattoo art. I am an all round tattoo artist but my favourite style is all kinds of work in colour, black and grey, dotwork and realism. I am also a painter, so I love water colour and abstract tattoo work

Nicolas M

Sebastien Pradels

Gonzalo Cuesta

Tattoo artist from Santander (Spain). I usually take part un conventions around Europe and also work as a guest artist at other studios. I have always loved tattoes and the tattoo world so 5 years ago I decided to set Up my own studio (Tattoo Serie-b). The name of my studio comes from my passion for horror films and comics. My favourite Styles range from from new to old school so I would term my style new-old school. I have been influencias by many tattoo artists but amongst them I would specially mention Dave Tevenal although I also follow artista such as Timmy b, Víctor Chill, Jesse Smith, Tim Hendricks Influenced

Andrew Ochnio

over 15 years of experience in a professional tattooing , Andrew specialize in realistic style ,which would be his favourite one as well. He also like to do portraits , custom tattoos , black&grey or colour. In January 2018 he opened ‘Andew Tattoo Studio’ in Tullamore ,Co.Offaly , Ireland . Feel free to visit us and our page 🙂

Rene Papp

I am  now opened in Ballincollig, Co.Cork since August 2009.

I do traditional hand-poked tattoos,  machine made tattoos, cover ups, remakes and piercings. I do custom work tattoos or you can choose from a ready prepared designs if you wish. You can bring your own idea and we transform it into a beautiful personalized tattoo.

Claudia Trash

I was born in a little city not far from Naples and for my entire life I have been fascinated by tattoos, jail’s story and trash culture. I start tattooing just three years ago, but in this only three years I arrived to open my own studio in my city birth and I try to put in each tattoo a little bit of me. My tattoos are thug and bold, traditional influenced and inspired from the ancient Neapolitan culture. I hope you’ll like them! see you in Dublin in august!

Madda Lena

Marocs Silva

Cliona Reck

I’m an Irish artist, living and working in Belgium and The Netherlands for the last few years. I’ve painted my whole life and love to bring that into my tattoos, realistically, technically and freely. Colour or black and grey, my favourite things to tattoo are animals and beautiful women.

Robert Gorlt

Robert Gorlt, started tattooing in 1994, opened my own shop, Tattoo Nouveau, in 1999. Been at the first Dublin Tattoo Convention and most of them ever since. Prefered Tattoo Styles  -Art Nouveau  -Realistic and Portaits  -Japanese. I´ll be taking walk-ins, as well as prebookings.

Cam Norris

Cam Norris is a tattoo artist from Toronto, Canada. He loves bright, bold tattooing. Cam lives by ‘Life is short, get fun tattoos!’ When not on the road, you can find him tattooing out of his studio Scarlet Begonias.

Blackgerm Aurelie

Blackgerm is a young tattoo artist since 2015, she loves to do tattoos about nature in general: flowers, plants, animals, or ornamental tattoos like mendhi art or lace are her favourite themes, sometimes with touches of colors and in a style in reference of engraving art

Seven Echek

Antone Masri

Jos

Bonnie

is one of those people that will put a smile on your face as soon as you meet her.
She’s an Artist in every aspect of her personality and you’ll soon realize how fun tattooing can be. She holds great pride in her work and dedicates time to those details that many artists don’t always consider. It’s fundamental for her to give her clients a tattoo that they will carry on their skin with satisfaction every day of their lives.
Now, to the details, she’s an incredible artist that has been dedicating her life to tattooing for over 13 years.
Many people know her as the “Queen”, because she’s absolutely great at being in charge and wears her crown with style.
She enjoys artistic challenges and believes that everything can be done, as long as you put care and dedication into your work.
She’s specialized in realism tattoo, both in color and black & grey, but she’s been trained to do everything and anything, so her work and methods are quite unique.

Anthea

My name is Federica AKA Anthea, I specialize in new school and cartoon because it allows me to express my fun side and my fantasy runs wild with lots of colorful and bizarre elements that make me happy! I am open to any kind of request but my very favorite subjects are: BRAINS in all of its shapes! Big headed DOLLS! Last but not least, FOOD!

For info and appointments don´t hesitate con contact me through Instagram or email

Sednae

Tattoo artist and illustrator living in Barcelona (Spain) I love art and drawing since I was a little girl. My style focuses on a very illustrative drawing, I work with designs where colors predominate, among my styles you can also find watercolor and the sketch and I make many designs about videogames, animation and comics.

Miha Sukato

I have studied Art for five years. My style is mainly big colourful designs and black-line-dotwork. I like to draw the tattoos also freehand directly on the body.

Erica Flannes

Grew up in the woods of Mississippi among deer, insects, and birds.  Her interest in art and art history led her to attend the Rhode Island School of Design.  At RISD, She majored in illustration, and during her free time created puppets and puppet shows by hand. After college, she traveled extensively around Europe and Africa, soaking up as much of the world as she could.

In 2005, Erica began her tattoo apprenticeship in Mississippi. She began tattooing full-time in 2007. Since then, she has spent time working at Eye Candy Tattoo in New Orleans and traveling to tattoo conventions around the world. Erica then joined the Red Rocket crew in NYC, and has been creating high-quality tattoos for her clients ever since. In her own words,

I enjoy most all tattoo styles and types, but my favorite subjects to tattoo are probably the more whimsical and elegant… and, for a lack of a better word, “girly”…  I’ll never turn away a request for a lovely lady head, or a mermaid, or a fuzzy critter or bug!”

La French Sarah

French-American by birth, I grew up in Lyon, where I studied art and graphic design.  After working  in that field for a few years in different countries, I branched out into tattooing in 2012.  After my apprenticeship, I decided to open my own shop in Lyon, so I’d be free to develop my own style:  mainly in black and grey with fine lines, and an illustrative style. I love flowers and animals of every kind. I also do geometrical and ornamental styles.

Peps

Aleksandr Samsin

Hi! I am Aleksandr Samsin a tattoo artist from Tenerife, resident at “La Flor de La Vida” and I also regularly come to Ireland to guest at Loud Ink in Drogheda.  

I have been drawing most of my life, primarily I was influenced by the graffiti movement. I would describe my style: mainly 3 round liner single needle work. I like many styles and try to incorporate different things in to my work, I just experiment and have fun. Check me out at the convention I will have some free time for smaller tattoos like lettering and other medium sized designs or contact me in advance for a bigger serious peace. Thanks! 

Darkbird-David Bran

I have been tattooing for 14 years. I like black and gray drawings but I also do color. A clear and solid line, a universe in the image of my rock’n’roll culture. Skulls, insects and references to music, welcome to my world.

Cornel Stocker

t all started with a needle, a friend and a desire for a new kind of expression and that many years ago. The rest is history. Cornel Stocker started tattooing in the 90s. Through his interest in art and his observation and not least by his love for this profession, he learned constantly, quickly and is now in his home country as a man of trust, when it comes to the beautiful art on and in the skin. Over the years, Cornel has won a variety of awards at various tattoo conventions and has already been to various fairs in the USA. Including New Jersey and Las Vegas. In the last studio, which bore the beautiful name Kunst-Werk, he worked for 13 years. But after this long and fantastic period, it was just time for something new! And so the tattoo studio “Color Confession” was born.

Simone Stocker

It’s hard to write about yourself. My interest has always been in the beauty of creating the artist, only through their imagination, the will and perseverance of the creator to complete. No matter with or with which material or also which style. So it came to self-experiment with pencils, charcoal, rubella, oil on canvas, cardboard, paper and other materials and substrates. For tattooing, I came across Cornel, whose art I have always been very impressed. I was also blown away by the interaction of the customer idea and the tattooing imagination. An artistic teamwork of the special class. And when everything plays together, what unique art can emerge. I learned to tattoo and soaked up everything. For 5 years I worked in the studio “Kunst-Werk”. Now I am involved in a great project in the Studio “Color Confession” in Schwaz and I look forward to seeing you soon when we make your art a reality! ^^ Bäääm I`m out!

Rob Stewart

Karin Jonsson

My name is Karin Jönsson and i work as a tattooartist in the north of sweden. Im an educated art teacher and have also studied at ”Östersund Art School” with the highest grade in all courses. Before I started tattooing I worked as an Art teacher and classic artist. Now Im tattooing on fulltime. I prefer to work in black and gray.

Lofi Cruz

If you want something big and bold, Lofi’s the man for you. Award-winning traditional Artist Lofi Cruz is a master of his field with thick lines and unique statement designs; you would recognise a tattoo by Lofi anywhere.