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Art of Frank La Natra – Into the Woods Gallery

Art of Frank La Natra

Frank La Natra

In this Artist Spotlight, we are looking at the Art of Frank La Natra. We first met Frank La Natra at the Cape Tattoo Expo in Wilmington, NC. His unique style and way of telling a story in his artwork made him an artist to follow. Continue reading Art of Frank La Natra – Into the Woods Gallery

A Slice of Hawaii in Stuart Florida

A Slice of Hawaii in Stuart Florida

You’re thinking to yourself what does the slice of Hawaii has to do with the tropical weather in South Florida but we’re not.  Welcome to Aloha Tatu located at 4430 SE Federal Highway in Stuart.  The welcoming feeling you get when you walk into the shop for the first time gives you an inviting feeling you won’t find in most shops.  Another Tattoo caught up with shop owner and tattoo artist Chris Mckevitt to discuss his shop and what sets it apart from all the rest.  If you don’t know who Chris Mckevitt is, he is a self-taught artist who started at the age of 15 on Long Island, NY.  This was during a period in history when tattoo shops were illegal in NYC and you could only find legal shops on the island.  Don’t get me wrong there were many back door shops operating throughout the Five Boroughs of NYC which operated with a “blind eye” of the police department.  They wanted their tattoos too and since it was considered a Health Department Issue and not a criminal offense they would just look the other way. Continue reading A Slice of Hawaii in Stuart Florida