This past Labor Day was the 2015 Carriage House Tattoo Gathering in Lenoir, NC. This was the inaugural event that attracted top tattoo artists from all over the world. The event organizers were Big Gus, Tony Olivas, and Chris Holifield. The master of ceremonies was none other than Joe Germinario, aka Joey Tattoo from Spike TV’s hit series Tattoo Rescue. We would like to thank all involved for the opportunity to cover this event and all the hospitality.
Tattoo conventions, shows, and expos happen almost every weekend in America due to the growing popularity of the body art industry. It seems the more popular tattooing gets, the more of these events occur. Like any other industry, there are good conventions and there are disappointing conventions. Almost every artist and collector has their favorite show or shows they attend every year and this past weekend was one of mine. I am talking about the 4th Annual Cape Fear Tattoo & Art Expo held in Wilmington, NC at the convention center. The show is very organized and has an impressive list of attending artists and vendors. Continue reading Cape Fear Tattoo & Art Expo 2014→
As we move further into the 2014 calendar year many of us are already planning for 2015. The perfect example of this, are our friends over at Pinups for Pitbulls who are starting their 2015 model search. As their 2014 Pinups calendars are selling out plans are in the works for next years fund raisers. Pinups for Pitbulls founder Little Darling is a very active member of both the tattoo and pit bull communities. You will find her fighting the latest BSL legislation and lobbying lawmakers to stop discrimination against bully breeds. You can also find Little Darling at all major tattoo conventions and shows across the states promoting her organization, fund raising and of course hosting everyones favorite Pinup contest. Continue reading Pinups for Pitbulls 2015 Model Search→
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