Ricky Williams

Posted: November 5, 2012 in Artists

Ricky Williams will be exhibiting. He is a 23 year old tattooist from London, originally from Croydon but living in Sydenham. He’s been tattooing for 3 years and in his own words he’s “a rabbit enthusiast”.  He grew up around graffiti but feel in love with tattooing before embarking on a tough apprenticeship in West London. His work is described as traditional but with a twist. — http://ricktattoo.tumblr.com

El Cristo Aparacido Revised

Posted: November 2, 2012 in Artists

A big thank to Paul Barrow for donating a framed print of his fabulous painting El Cristo Aparacido Revised for the auction. Amazing stuff! — www.paulbarrow.com

Lunarcast

Posted: October 28, 2012 in Artists

Lunarcast will be playing on the Friday night. They are an up and coming 4 piece Rock band which consists of Micah Brogan – vocals, Dan Baller – guitar, Al Wilde – bass and Joe Kajdi – drums. They’re currently recording their first E.P and are gigging around Croydon. Check out their facebook page: www.facebook.com/lunarcastband.

Diana of Mitko Tattoo

Posted: October 25, 2012 in Artists

We are please to announce the talented Diana to our roster of artists. Diana studied art in Bulgaria for 10 years . Two years ago she moved to London and now works as a tattoo designer at Mitko Tattoo in Bromley.

Steel Point

Posted: October 18, 2012 in Artists

A big welcome to Steel Point who have joined the official list of studios taking part. In particular the artists Nadz and Gayle. Can’t wait to see all the great work that is being produced for the show. Steel Point have nearly 40 years of collective experience in the tattooing industry…well worth checking out. www.steelpointtattoos.co.uk

Live Painting

Posted: October 14, 2012 in Artists

We are delighted to report that Tommy Fiendish will be doing a live painting on the opening night. Tommy is an artist with a love for the macabre and twisted metaphors. Developing his own style, he avoids traditional tattooing and art work . You know a Tommy Fiendish piece when you see one.

Spread the Word

Posted: September 20, 2012 in Artists

We now have a Facebook event page for the Croydon Tattoo Art Show 2012. Don’t just say you’r going, take a little time and spread the word. Give the jungle drums a big fat bash. We need as many facebook shares, likes, twitter tweets, blog posts, et cetera, as we can possibly muster.

Show Poster

Posted: September 17, 2012 in Artists

A big thank you to Time Bomb and Korero Books who put together our poster. If you would like some flyers for your shop, studio or venue please drop us an email. For a hi-res image to print out click here.

Dates and Venue

Posted: September 1, 2012 in Artists

The show will take place in the main hall at the Sir Philip Game Centre, 
38 Morland Avenue, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 6EA.

Opening Night Friday, 9th November, 2012

Doors open at 6.30pm and close at 10.30pm.

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th November
10am to 4.00pm.

Kali a.k.a. Kris Wlodarski

Posted: September 1, 2012 in Artists

Glad to announce Kali will be one of the artist exhibiting. The show is hotting up for sure. Also known as  Kris Wlodarski, he holds a MA in philosophy and is currently studying fine art. He currently works out of the studio Never Say Die. When not tattooing he like to paint in oil. Check out his website to see more samples of his work.