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There's Something for Everyone at the Philly Convention

There's Something for Everyone at the Philly Convention

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No matter what style of tattoos you're into, you'll be able to find it at the 19th Annual Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention.

We’ve said it once (okay, twice.... ) and we’ll say it again — we’re getting really excited for the 19th Annual Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention this weekend. Teeming with artists, performers, vendors and much, much more — it’s guaranteed to be a fun filled weekend with a little something for everyone.

Reaper made by Chad Lenjer, one of the many artists who will be attending the convention. Photo via Instagram - challenjer. #phillyconvention #chadlenjer

With so many artists from so many shops working within so many different genres, it would obviously be impossible (or honestly, just annoying) to list them all here, so, in lieu of that grueling task, we’re going to highlight a few heavy hitters who will be in attendance this year.

Some black and grey surrealism by Carl Grace. Photo via IG- @carlgracetattoos #carlgrace #blackandgrey #phillyconvention

As for some (but again, not all) other notable artists who will be attending Philly’s 19th Annual Tattoo Arts Convention, well, that just depends on what you’re into. If you’re looking for some mind-blowing realism, you should probably stop by to check out Jamie Schene at work, or Denis Sivak. For something a little darker, Carl Grace will be churning out eerie, black and grey realism all weekend long.

Beautiful lady head made by Phil Hatchet-Yau. Photo via IG- @philhatchetyau. #PhilHatchetyau #phillyconvention #ladyhead

Or you know, maybe you don’t even really care about any new artists. You were into tattoos before fancy realism, or trendy micro-tattoos. You want the chance to see some of the OGs of tattooing at work. There are going to be several well-seasoned vets at the convention this weekend, and if you care at all about the historical aspect of the industry, you’re going to want to check these guys out.

Godmother of Tattooing, Shanghai Kate. Photo via Villain Arts. #shanghaikate #phillyconvention

It's not just hyperbole when we tell you that the 19th Annual Villain Arts Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention has a little something for everyone. We're going to be there, and you should be too! But if you can't make it out, there is a hell of a lot of snow on the ground out here in the Northeast, check in with Tattoodo for the next week plus as we round up all of the craziness. 

Written bykatievidan

Southern girl living in NYC. Interests include fried chicken, heavy metal & sleeping. Tattoodo Social Media + Writer. @tattoodo

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