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25 • 27 January 2019

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SHOW TIMES

Friday16:00 – 00:00
Saturday12:00 – 00:00
Sunday12:00 – 19:00

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Pasadena Visitor Center
300 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101,
United States

World’s Greatest Tattoo Art Festival Returns January 25-27th in Pasadena, CA

Golden State Tattoo Expo presented by Inked and hosted by Nikko Hurtado and Carlos Torres, will take place at the Pasadena Convention Center. Meet invited guest tattoo artists, vendors; and experience music, contests, entertainment and art gallery.

Special Guests:
Paul Booth mastermind behind Last Rites. He is the owner of Last Rites Tattoo and Last Rites Gallery.

Stefano Alcantara is self taught in the art of tattooing. In terms of tattooing, the human skin is a unique canvas that allows him to create a permanent mark in someones life.

Rich Pineda has been tattooing since 2010. His love of art is apparent in his work.

Norm turned his love of urban culture into fine art. He manages his time between Hawaii and Los Angeles.

Big Gus is a world known tattoo artist. His popular style of fine line, black and grey photorealism can be seen in tattoo publications in 40 countries.

Big Sleeps is one of the cultures most respected artists. His book “Neighborhood Offerings” has even been picked up at the Getty Research institute.

Contests:
Friday competitions include best color portrait, best sleeve (arm or leg), best chest or back piece, best black & grey portrait, and best of the day contest (started and completed day of the contest).

Saturday competitions include best small color, best large color, best small black and grey, best large black and grey, and best of day (started and completed day of contest)

Sunday competitions include best traditional, best coverup, best original, and best of day (started and completed day of the contest).

Vendors:
Participating vendors are, World Famous Tattoo Supply, Hustle Butter Deluxe, Metal Mafia, Famous Stars and Straps, Steadfast Brand, Hush, Waterloo, Ink Cheyenne, World, Fusion Ink, Radiant, Kuro Sumi, Blacksmith Body Jewelry, Workhorse Irons, Gladis Alejandre, Derma Numb, World of Pencils, Sullen Art Collective, Bearded Lady Vintage, Bishop Rotary, Cam Supply Inc, Tatu Derm, and Fallen King Irons.

Parking:
Parking is available at the Pasadena Convention Center for $12 per day for up to 16 hours or $18 per day for in and out privileges. The subterranean parking structure is located under the convention center and is shared with the Sheraton Pasadena. There are two entrances to the parking structure, (1) on Euclid Avenue between Green Street and Cordova Street, and (2) on Marengo Avenue between Green Street and Cordova Street.

Metro Gold Line:
The Metro Gold Line is a light rail train system that runs from Downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena. There are two train station within walking distance, (1) Del Mar Station is three blocks away, it takes about ten minutes to walk to the Pasadena Convention Center and there is a small hill. Memorial Park Station is four blocks away, it takes about eight minutes to walk to Live on Green and there are no hills on this route. Cost is $1.75 per person each way, students k-12 pay $1 each way.

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This week we introduce you to a man who needs no introduction: Mister Cartoon. Toons Mister Cartoon graced the stage with a stellar seminar at last years Academy. The response was soo overwhelming we had to ask him back this year. Mister Cartoon will give a seminar on “The Art of the Hustle” and what it takes to grind your way to the top. Come learn from the best in the business and take your tattooing to the next level by learning from amazing artists. One Ticket - 8 Great Artists. Golden State Tattoo Expo 2019 and Black Anchor Academy proudly present an iconic line up of seminars for the 2019 Golden State Tattoo Expo. This epic event will take place Thursday, January 24th preceding the Golden State Tattoo Expo at the Pasadena Convention Center Visit Pasadena in sunny California. Featuring a full roster of 8 amazing tattoo artists giving one hours talks - all hosted by artist Nikko Hurtado. Programming for Black Anchor Academy Seminars on Thursday includes Nikko Hurtado Carlos Torres Art Mister Cartoon @joecapobiancotattoos @bjbetts Deano Cook @j_rudy_gtc Tattoos by Victor Portugal There are also 2 exclusive workshops available over the weekend. A color tattoo workshop with Nikko Hurtado, Deano Cook, and Joe Capobianco on Saturday the 26th - and a Black & Grey and lettering workshop with Nikko Hurtado and BJ Betts on Sunday the 27th. These workshops are limited to 10 people only and are the first to sell out. If you purchase a workshop ticket - you automatically get admission to all the seminars on Thursday. Tickets are available now at www.BlackAnchorAcademy.com Golden State Tattoo Expo Black Anchor Collective #blackanchoracademy #blackanchorhollywood #pasadenaconventioncenter ... See MoreSee Less

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Get ready for artist Deano Cook at the upcoming Golden State Tattoo Expo 🦈 & don’t miss his seminar w/ Nikko Hurtado Black Anchor Collective also at the Expo 🙌🏽🙌🏽 Deano Cook has gained notoriety for his
in depth work with sea life imagery, many of his  tattoos feature actual photos he has taken, bringing new meaning to photo realistic & realism  tattooing 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽 the Golden State Tattoo Expo Takes Place January at Visit Pasadena CA💉Presented by @inkedmag 😜hosted by Nikko Hurtado & Carlos Torres Art 😎Limited Booths Left, Get Yours w/ link in our bio 💉 @ Pasadena Arts CouncilImage attachmentImage attachment

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