Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention

13 February - 15 February 2015

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107,
United States

For the 17th consecutive year, the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention will be bringing the best tattoo artists and the most exciting entertainment around.

This year’s show, held today-Sunday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St., is considered one of the biggest shows in the world, and it promises to be better than previous years.

Show times 2 p.m.-midnight today, 11 a.m.-midnight Saturday and 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday.

With award-winning tattoo artists from around the world, special appearances and amazing performances everyone has come to expect from a Villain Arts event, this year’s event will be the show not to be missed.

Come see your favorite TV personalities from “NY Ink,” “LA Ink,” “Best Ink,” “Tattoo Rescue,” and “Ink Master” including “Ink Master” winners Jason Clay Dunn, Shane O’Neil, Joey Hamilton and Scott Marshall, and The Bristol Tattoo Club.

Awards for Best Back Piece, Most Original Tattoo and Tattoo of the Day are among those included in the daily tattoo contests. Entertainment will be provided by Old City Sideshow, The Enigma and Marlo Marquise, plus there will be burlesque and live human suspension.

Most of all, come see more than 900 of the world’s best artists tattooing live all weekend, from 400 different tattoo shops.

Ticket prices are $22 per day or $45 for a three-day pass. Tickets will be sold only at the show. For more information, contact Villain Arts at [email protected], 215-423-4780 or www.villainarts.com

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109 Responses to Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention

  1. Paul Tom Muehleisen at #

    Im looking to get a cover up done !! Any suggestions for good cover up artist ?

  2. Is there another website to go to to find the schedule? http://www.villainarts.com isn't loading on a phone, or from a computer using chrome or explorer

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  6. How do I make an appointment for a tatto for Saturday? Please help

  7. Will Monk at #

    anyone know if there is a list for the artists attending the convention?

  8. Looking for a traditional artist to do a light house on my chest I have been to many conventions and realize good work ain't cheap and cheap work ain't good but the only issue is that it's a cover up the good part about that its covering up a tie so it's already got the bold lines that would be in a lighthouse anyway artist hit me up and let me know I am available Saturday and Sunday and think we could probably take best piece of the day thanks

  9. I need my Philadelphia Eagles tattoo fixed

  10. Sarrah Nadig at #

    Can tattoos be done here and if so does anyone have an opening tomm night???

  11. Anonymous at #

    george winterling Pinz and Needlez he is insane

  12. Contact Artist Dave Racci via messenger and book an appointment. He will be working the event all weekend.

  13. Denise D Mitchell at #

    I née the best bull tattoo

  14. What time does it start and when is it over and how much is the cover

  15. Reenie Del Pinto-Ozanich at #

    There is a guy named Brian Geckle that has Flower of Life tattoo studio…he is amazing.

  16. How much to tattoo goin to be

  17. Don't mind the pic I'm using the wrong Facebook

  18. Tattoos starting at 20$ 25$ hit me up ASAP inbox me I'll get right at you in no time I open up shop from 4:30p.m to 2am …from Philadelphia call 2678505578 ask for Light I also have Instagram al_light

  19. Fallow (Magic_Mind_Caes) on instagram to view my tattoo work. Im located in Philadelphia PA. Looking forward to the show and seeing so many styles the greats have to offer, I'll be there on the 14th!!!

  20. Also what time during the day is it

  21. Do we buy our tickets online or at the event

  22. I'm looking to see who can do the best cover up on the lower arm

  23. Glynnis Cowley at #

    Can you get a walk in tattoo appointment there? Any recommendations for artists?

  24. Tony Dark at #

    Еду по-любому,буду забиваться.

  25. Dan Schemeley at #

    I'll be there

  26. I will be there again this year.

  27. I will be doing non laser tattoo removal at this event. Everyone check it out at http://www.rorschachgallery.com tell your friends :) hope to see u all there!!!

  28. Elizabeth Magobet-Rodriguez at #

    I wan't to get a tattoo. Can it happen?

  29. Dave Farrell at #

    I showed up day of and got my chest piece done.just be prepared as most of the artists charge flat rate per hour not by piece

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  31. Umm Raniyah Parker at #

    What the best artist to do sleeves n the prices n do I have to book a spot

  32. How hard is it to get a tattoo on the spot? Do you have to book ahead of time? I want to start my sleeve, and I've been trying to find an artist I like. I would like to scope out the options, but Ive never been to one of these, and I don't know how hard it is to get a chair. Any advice?

  33. Geoffery Von Gore at #

    Poisonous Pinups Magazine will be there with Muerto amor movie http://www.poisonouspinups.com

  34. I cannot find it listed on their page at the moment, but last year it was approximately $20.00 for an adult for a day pass. You usually can get a slight discount if you buy a weekend pass. Tattoos are not included in the entry price – you would need to pay the artist individually.

  35. Yes, you would need to pay for any tattoos you get at the convention. Some artists do take walk-ups if they have the availability, but many artists book conventions slots ahead of time. If you have a particular artist you wish to tattoo you, it's recommended that you contact them in advance to see if they have availability for the tattoo you want.

  36. Tom Ruch at #

    Do I have to pay for tattoos there? Are they walk ins or do I have to talk to artists ahead of time?

  37. Never been to one how much to get in? Do I pay fa each tattoo? Or is dey free after I cover fee at the door? A lot question

  38. Is there anybody that specializes in white tattooing?

  39. Joe at #

    usually I just get in touch with the artist ahead of time

  40. Gary Foster at #

    How do I book someone for me to get a tattoo at the show ?

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  42. Saiko Yoshiro at #

    what's the likelihood of getting an apprenticeship there?

  43. Look for jay ski, he's done 3 on me so far

  44. Ill be there for that Saturday and Sunday and ill be getting the work done on my arm that Saturday

  45. Ill be going and entering my backpiece in the contest on Sunday and ill be getting more work done on my right arm by my artist who is one of the ones who will be there. My first convention was the Allentown one this past march.

  46. I'm trying to get tatted there I wanna finish my sleeves

  47. So looking forward to this show. Wentzwelding will be busting out a new armrest for this show. We will also come loaded with our ammo jewlery and clocks. Check us out at wentzwelding.com

  48. Really looking forward to having a booth in 2015 here.

  49. Shareeta Key at #

    Im there!!! Love guys with tattoos.

  50. Can I get a tattoo done Friday

  51. 'Bryan Resch at #

    Art Machine Productions Rocks it !! Resp is the man

  52. I've never had a tattoo. My husband has two on his back. Sunday, Feb 2 is his 45th birthday. I want to get a tattoo with him. Something small as a symbol of our love for each other ( we've been together 26 years). Any artist interested? We will be at the show around 4 pm on Sunday. Should we come there or to your shop? This would be a surprise for his birthday. Thank you in advance!

  53. Iris Saez at #

    I meant excited lol!!

  54. Iris Saez at #

    exited!!!

  55. Amy McKay Molnar at #

    My husband want to know if there is anyone there that does a cover on a tattoo that he has and how he foes about getting an appointment.

  56. Charley Lopez at #

    Partty on coming soon…. Tattoo time!!!

  57. Just show up. I get work done at conventions quite a bit. Most of the time you have to set up ahead of schedule with the artist you have in mind (especially the hi profile ones) then you discuss about getting the work done at the convention…

  58. how do you go about gettin tatted there?? anybody have an idea about price ranges??

  59. how do i get a tattoo done there??

  60. How can I book you?

  61. How can I book you?

  62. Ready Steady go!!! cant wait>>>>

  63. How do i get a tattoo done there?

  64. Melissa I will check them out but I already have a spot with pete but ill meet him and find out where he will be and when!

  65. My tattoo artist Dane will be there…actually his whole crew from ink therapy will be there. I hiiiighly recommend checking them out

  66. Im getting tattooed there! So stoked.

  67. Sounds good-I have no excuse not go go, I live so close by!

  68. CAN'T WAIT!!!!!

  69. Diana VonderAcht at #

    Is this now, feb 2013?
    I want to surprise my boyfriend and take him this weekend

  70. wuuuhuu I'll be there!

  71. just booked a room going saturday!

  72. Gadsden Longshanks at #

    make sure you guys get over to the AFTER PARTY on the 9th at FINNIGANS WAKE! 4 bands – cheap drinks – fast women!

  73. what's the times.

  74. I will be Tatted there on the 9th cant wait!

  75. Is it nirmal prices or outrageous?

  76. Are they going to be tattooing people there?

  77. How do I make an appt. with Tatu baby???? Love her work!

  78. 720-623-5713 if your an artist looking for an open canvas…Color Neck piece

  79. I need a SICK color neck piece, preferably realism but open to ideas, txte if your an artist looking for an open canvas

  80. the best tattoo convention on the east coast allways see you there.

  81. I will Soooo be there….

  82. I will soooo be there..

  83. Hey everyone, My crew and I hope to attend the convention this year…. I hope to see some new and old faces. Thank you so much from myself Cyn and the crew at Public Enemy Tattoo in Sun Prairie Wi.

  84. My Crew and I will be attending the show hopefully if all goes well…. Hope to see some faces I haven't seen in a while…. Cyn from Public Enemy Tattoo in Sun Prairie Wi.

  85. I'll be there again…yea boi

  86. I'm going
    and I have time for walk-ups.
    instagram.com/doctorvanover

  87. I'll be there, cant wait!

  88. Naitsa Dejesus at #

    Ill be there

  89. Will be there! cant wait! going to get my first tattoo!

  90. Alex Lu' at #

    It seems to be that Philadelphia has been a pretty huge convention. Here you can read a nice magazine report about that: http://www.courierpostonline.com/article/20120212/NEWS01/302120034/Linked-by-ink-Tattoo-convention-draws-crowd?odyssey=nav|head.

  91. Alessandro Gruppo at #

    It seems to be that Philadelphia has been a pretty huge convention!

  92. Can't wait, Over due, I love art.

  93. Looks awesome

  94. Can't wait!

  95. Daniel Rogers at #

    I will be there.

  96. Rick Bazzano at #

    Itchin for some new ink BAD!

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