Australian International Tattoo Expo - Perth 2016

By Stacie Mayer - 
Australian International Tattoo Expo - Perth 2016

All the tattoo action from the west coast of Australia.

As the city of Perth reverts back to normal after being inundated with tattoo artists and collectors over the weekend, here's what you missed from the Australian International Tattoo Expo - Perth 2016. 

Visitors to the expo were treated to watching talented tattooers create these amazing pieces.

With such incredible tattoos being created at the expo, the judging was tough. Here are a few of the winning tattoos. 

Matt Curzon won Best of Day (Friday) at the Perth expo.

Bold neo traditional bear and flowers tattoo by Matt Curzon. #austattooexpo #perthtattooexpo #neotraditional #bear #flowers #MattCurzon

The guys from Luxury Ink Bali had a successful expo, taking home three awards. Shua won Best Freehand tattoo for this piece:

And Joky Fluke won for Best Large Black and Grey Tattoo...

...and Tattoo of the Show with another black and grey tattoo. 

Woman holding a smoking gun. Tattoo by Joky Fluke. #blackandgrey #blackandgreyrealism #woman #gun #austattooexpo #perthtattooexpo #jokyfluke

The award winners took home their very own surfboard. 

Matt Curzon and his surfboard prize for winning Best of Day (Friday). #MattCurzon #austattooexpo #perthtattooexpo #tattooartist #tattooist

The Perth expo, like with most tattoo expos, had its fair share of entertainment. Pyrohex made the journey from London to thrill the crowd with their blend of pyro and fire performances throughout the weekend.

Ladies with a love of pin up style fashion, with and without tattoos entered the Stealth Pin Up Pageant. 

A wide array of classic cars and motorcycles were on display for all the rev heads.

Classic car on display at the Perth tattoo expo. #austattooexpo #perthtattooexpo #classiccar

AFL legend, Sam Newman attended the expo on the Friday, filming a segment for The Footy Show

Sam Newman interviewing an expo attendee. #austattooexpo #perthtattooexpo #SamNewman

For the Australian tattoo enthusiasts, the next big expo is Rites of Passage in Sydney, October 14-16.

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