"We need to incorporate a transition of the history of tattooing, along with new innovation, but should not erase, or forget the past, because it is the foundation of who we are. You cannot leave the past and think that you will have a future or to think that even you will be remembered."
In 1971 the door was opened for me to enter the mysterious world of tattooing which was consider to be taboo and only a few people had tattoos
There was no place to find any information on how to tattoo, it was all about trial and error, there was no internet or search engines to find how to tattoo.
I focused on learning ever aspect of tattooing and sought out the elders of this American folk art, so that I could do my best in serving my customers giving my best
Leaving a mark on Tucson
In 1977 I attended my first convention in Reno and developed a great relationship with J.D. Crowe owner of Ancient Art Tattoo and became an associate, we then partnered up forming Tattoo Tour and promoting tattoo conventions for over ten years setting the stage to what it has become today
Not all treasure is silver or gold. The rougher the seas, the smoother we sail. As a tattooist my job is to be a servant who will leave a mark on you that will change your soul.