15 • 17 January 2021

LOCATION

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
United States

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SHOW TIMES

Friday14:00 – 00:00
Saturday11:00 – 00:00
Sunday11:00 – 20:00
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Best of show winner 2020 🏆 Anastasiya Bortnik

Minneapolis Tattoo Convention 2020 Best of Show

The 12th Annual Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention

Is returning to Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, January 15th- 17th, 2021. Villain Arts is excited to host a bigger & better show this year. The Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention is for industry professionals and tattoo lovers as well. General public is welcome.

Come get tattooed by 350 of the world’s best tattoo artists, including the top local, national & international artists. Meet & Greet TV celebrities from Ink Master, Tattoos After Dark and Best Ink. Tattoo TV stars will be on hand to tattoo the public! In addition, there will be numerous vendors with everything from industry supplies to clothing, artwork & jewelry. Daily tattoo competitions for you to show off your tattoos. Performances by The Enigma Live, Olde City Sideshow, Marlo Marquise, Black Heart Burlesque and dynamic live human suspension are just a few of the other exciting things happening throughout the weekend. The 12th Annual Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention is a don’t miss event, with something for everyone.

  • Ultimate Tattoo Supply 2019

TATTOO CONTEST

Friday
(Judging begins at 11 PM)

Tattoo of the Day (Color)
Tattoo of the Day (Black & Gray)

Saturday
(Judging begins at 5 PM)

Best Portrait (Color)
Best Portrait (Black & Gray)
Best Traditional
Most Unusual
Best Lettering
Male: Small Color (4″ x 4″ and smaller)
Male: Medium Color (Up to 8″ x 8″)
Male: Large Color (Up to 12″ x 12″)
Male: XL Color (Bigger than 12″ x 12″)
Male: Small Black & Gray (4″ x 4″ and smaller)
Male: Medium Black & Gray (Up to 8″ x 8″)
Male: Large Black & Gray (Up to 12″ x 12″)
Male: XL Black & Gray (Bigger than 12″ x 12″)
Female: Small Color (4″ x 4″ and smaller)
Female: Medium Color (Up to 8″ x 8″)
Female: Large Color (Up to 12″ x 12″)
Female: XL Color (Bigger than 12″ x 12″)
Female: Small Black & Gray (4″ x 4″ and smaller)
Female: Medium Black & Gray (Up to 8″ x 8″)
Female: Large Black & Gray (Up to 12″ x 12″)
Female: XL Black & Gray (Bigger than 12″ x 12″)

Judging begins at 11 PM

Tattoo of the Day (Color)
Tattoo of the Day (Black & Gray)

Sunday
(Judging begins at 5 PM)

Small Color (4″ x 4″ and smaller)
Small Black & Gray (4″ x 4″ and smaller)
Medium Color (Up to 8″ x 8″)
Medium Black & Gray (Up to 8″ x 8″)
Large Color (Up to 12″ x 12″)
Large Black & Gray (Up to 12″ x 12″)
XL Color (Bigger than 12″ x 12″)
XL Black & Gray (Bigger than 12″ x 12″)
Sleeve
Hand/Neck Tattoo
Japanese
Leg Sleeve
Color Infused Black & Gray
Chest Piece
Back Piece
Overall (Male)
Overall (Female)
Cover Up (Before & after pictures required)
Original Flash
Best Painting

Judging begins at 7 PM

Tattoo of the Day (Color)
Tattoo of the Day (Black & Gray)
Best of Show

TICKETS

$20 Day / $40 3-Day Pass
Tickets are sold at the show or:
Children under 12 are free

SPECIAL GUESTS

  • James Vaughn from Ink Master Season 7 & Finalist on Season 1
  • Kyle Dunbar from Ink Master Season 3 & 4
  • Al Fliction from Ink Master Season 1

ATTENDING TATTOO ARTISTS

  • Alex Zaragoza
  • Ashley Neumann
  • Bella Nightmare
  • Cody Tweedy
  • Cory Claussen
  • Courtney Munster
  • David Villalobos
  • Freestyle Mania
  • Hannah Montgomery
  • Hawaiian Moon
  • J’van Chinea
  • Jacob Belknap
  • Jamie McLone
  • Jeff Naumann
  • Jennifer Love
  • Jeremy Souders
  • Jesse Switters
  • Jessie Madison
  • Joel “Pops” Torres
  • John Dickinson
  • John Laramy
  • Joseph “Blackbird” Santana
  • Josh Crotty
  • Kelly Bunde
  • Kyle James
  • Mark Tyler
  • Matthew Matautia
  • McKenzie Wilson
  • Megan Hoogland
  • Mehndi Made Memories
  • Michael Sustaita
  • Mike Bean
  • Omar Rubio
  • Patrick Marshall
  • Rachael Lare
  • Ricky Esterby
  • Ruben Segura
  • Ryan Mireau
  • Ryan Tieszen
  • Scotty Munster
  • Shannon “OxiLox” Michael
  • Shannon Parcell
  • Sheriff Sunshine
  • Skizzy Scott
  • Skyler Moon
  • Steph Marshall
  • Tanna Lee Hill
  • Taylor Jaye
  • Taylor Sue
  • Tessa Roux
  • The Enigma
  • Tom B. Stone
  • Tom Earhart
  • Tracy Marie
  • Ty’Esha Reels
  • TyAnne Schulte
  • Uriah Baker

LATEST NEWS

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Making plans and looking forward to seeing everyone once we are allowed!!
Artists- get your collages in if you are booking for any of our shows coming up!! Now is the time. Once we get back to regular schedule we will be swamped with them.
Send collages to any of our pages along with your Instagram!!

Be safe!!!
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Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention 2020
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Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention 2019
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Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention 2018
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Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention 2017
(13-15 January)

Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention 2016
(08-10 January)

Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention 2015
(09-11 January)

Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention 2014
(10-12 January)

Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention 2013
(11-13 January)

Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention 2012
(13-15 January)

Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention 2010
(08-10 October)

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(18-20 September)
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