Laura Martinez background finds its roots in product design and graphic design. After she graduated from a Master degree at the design school E.N.S.A.D in Paris where she is from, she found her love for tattooing when she moved to New York in 2013. She is mostly adept in geometric and line-work, though she can play around with different styles. She mostly works on custom designs and takes her inspiration from travels around the world and her background as a designer, which makes her style very unique.
Check her IG: nothingwildtattoo
Burak Moreno stepped into the tattoo world in 2000 as apprentice. Although he used to work as a graphic designer for a short period, he decided to go back to tattoos in 2008. Born & Raised in Istanbul, worked in a couple countries in Europe. Now he is in Brooklyn permanently since 2013. He works on many different styles but mostly does bold lines and strong color.
Evgenii Andriu has been tattooing for 5 years now. Coming from Russia he was tattooing in St. Petersburg until he arrived in New York April 2016 and has found his home here in Brooklyn. His style is a blend of crisp yet fluid line work and pointillism with a wash and color. Creative and imaginative he can work with any concept for a beautiful custom tattoo.
Check his IG: evgeny_jd
Mira Mariah is an ex fashion designer that tattoos as wearables. Mira has been tattooing since 2014 after a formal apprenticeship in Brooklyn. Focusing on femme imagery and animals (faces, the female form, snakes, ornamental leaves, florals). A lot of work is abstracted connected line-work, but some is illustrative mixed with
Though many tattoos have been black ink only, Mira hopes to focus and experiment on color in 2018.
Check her IG: girlknewyork
Simon Velez started tattooing in Colombia in 1999, and practiced different styles and techniques about 9 years. In 2008, He travelled to Brazil where he met tattooers that were into the American traditional style. That marked a change in his career and he got interested in the importance of tattoo history and also gave a twist to his style. Simon travelled to several different countries after that and has been living permanently in New York since 2011. He focuses on studying traditional American and Japanese tattoos to refine his style and technique to make every tattoo, in any style, durable and solid.
Check his IG: simonvelez
Jack Poohvis Jack's passion for drawing comes through in each of his designs, where he combines geometric shapes with creative and unique designs, customized for each client. His background is in graphic design, architecture, and art, and he received his bachelor's degree in industrial design at Rangsit university in Thailand. He has experience as a designer, photographer, DJ, bartender, bar owner, and even hosted a TV show in Thailand, before he moved to New York City in 2009. He fell in love with tattooing and started tattooing ever since 2014.
Andres Bello has a background in graphic design. He has been tattooing professionally for 8 years in several cities of Colombia where he was born. He arrived in New York in 2016 and has been a resident tattoo artist in the shop ever since. His style is versatile, ranging from Neo traditional to Black work and DotWork.
Emma Grace began her arts education with drawing lessons at the age of four, and completed her BA in Fine Arts at Brandeis University in 2011, with a minor in philosophy. She began tattooing at Cinar Arts in Istanbul in 2012. After six years in Istanbul, she recently moved back to the United States. Emma is proficient in fine line and watercolor tattoos, and prefers a graphic sketch style with geometric and figurative elements. She sees tattooing as an important way to understand, develop, and illustrate the self, and draws major inspiration from literature and fine arts.
Check her IG: emmagrace
Cinar Topakli was born in Istanbul, Turkey, and is one of the first generation of tattoo artists in Istanbul. His fascination with the art of marking one’s body lead him to build his own machines and learn to tattoo at a time when tattoo supplies were not readily available in Turkey. He has since completed his BFA at Istanbul’s leading fine arts university, Mimar Sinan. After tattooing for more than a decade, he opened his own tattoo shop, Cinar Arts in the heart of Istanbul’s luxury fashion district. The shop is still open today, though Cinar has moved to the United States to continue his tattooing career. Though he is proficient in multiple styles, he prefers large scale abstract pieces in both color and black ink.
Check his IG: cinarts
Sasha Woland has been drawing since he was a child and studied illustration and portraiture in his hometown of Budapest, Hungary. He arrived in New York City in 2005 and quickly found himself taking graphic design courses at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Not finding fulfilling work as a graphic designer and being heavily influenced by the newer generation of black work artists he decided that he wanted to put his skills as an illustrator to work in the field of tattooing. Sasha has been working as a tattoo artist since 2014 specializing in linework, dotwork, woodcut styles and illustrative realism. He works with his clients to create custom designs especially for them. He draws his inspiration from nature, medieval art, spiritualism and folk tales.