Ho Hum Holiday Specials at Sacred Tattoo

December 16th, 2011 by Kevin -


If you’re in the New York area today, make sure you stop by Sacred Tattoo for their ‘Ho Hum Holiday Specials.’ Pick up a new tattoo for $50 and a new toy, blanket, or gently used winter clothing. All items will be donated to the Coalition for the Homeless.

Even if you’re not getting tattooed, this is a great event to support during the holiday season.

Deck the Halls

December 14th, 2011 by Kevin -


This Saturday the 17th, Massive Tattoo will have a skateboard art show called Deck the Halls. The event starts at 8pm, and officially ends at 11pm. If you’re in the Las Vegas area, this is definitely something to stop by and check out.

Painting by Jime Litwalk

Hope Gallery Tattoo’s Heroes & Villains Art Show

December 10th, 2011 by Kevin -


Depending on your exact location, you still might have time to make it to the Heroes & Villains at Hope Gallery Tattoo. If you’re nearby, head down between 7pm and 11pm for a great time.

Our Final Event of the Year is December 10th!!

Every year we go all out for the last event of the year since it’s essentially our Anniversary Party / Massive Group Show. “Heroes and Villains” will feature over 30 artists doing their take on Good vs Evil. Opening will be Saturday, December 10th at 7pm only at Hope Gallery and will feature amazing giveaways from Gentle Giant!

The last Quick and Painful exhibit

November 30th, 2011 by Kevin -


You may have missed the first three Quick and Painful dates, but you can stil make the last one (assuming you live near Miami, Florida.) The event takes at Art Basel on December 3rd.

In case you forgot, let me tell you a little bit about this unique exhibit:

Quick & Painful is a traveling exhibition produced by Hope Gallery, one of the most prestigious tattoo art galleries, that features the work of more than 15 important artists and designers with backgrounds in fine art, graffiti, and illustration in a unique exhibition for one night only. During the exhibition fans are able to pick their favorite designs right off the wall and get them tattooed right on the spot for only $40 by World renowned tattoo artists like Joe Capobianco, Eric Merrill, Julio Rodriguez, Jime Litwalk, Dan Smith, Jesse Smith, and more.

Quick & Painful features today’s most elite low brow artists doing original Tattoo Flash. Among the artists and designers that will be presenting Flash Prints for the exhibition are Alex Pardee, Amanda Visell, Brandt Peters, Camilla D’Errico, David Horvath, Devilrobots, Frank Kozik, Greg “Craola” Simkins, Huck Gee, Joe Ledbetter, Junko Mizuno, Kathie Olivas, Pete Fowler, Ron English, Sam Flores, Shawnimals, TADO, Tara McPherson, and Tokidoki co-founder and Creative Director Simone Legno.

Nunquam Dormio Vol. I Book Release & Art Show

November 29th, 2011 by Julene Huffman -


Miami, Florida isn’t a place we talk about much–but since Art Basel is December 1st-4th, it only makes sense that something good is happing on the Lower East Coast. Omerta Publications is having a book release party and art show in celebration of the release of their first project, Nunquam Dormio Vol. I.

The book, curated by Javier Betancourt & Jason June, features work from over 30 international artists. The book will be available for purchase, along with some of the artwork by the artists. Details below, or you could let them know you’re attending via Facebook.

Opening reception: December 1st. 8pm – 12am
Where: Ocho Placas Tattoo Company – Miami, FL
Live music & drinks next door @ Habana Mia

‘With The Light Of Truth’ Release Party

November 21st, 2011 by Kevin -


This Saturday, Dan Smith will be at Sacred Gallery signing (and selling!) copies of his new book, With The Light Of Truth. There’s also an event on the West Coast next month, so there’s no need for any of the Angelinos to feel left out.

If you’re interested in seeing more of the book, click here. For those interested in picking up a copy, click here.

Black Vulture Gallery presents None More Blacklight

November 8th, 2011 by Kevin -


Join Black Vulture Gallery this Friday for ‘None More Blacklight.’ The event features art work from over forty different tattoo artists, a live guitar solo contest, and a tribute to Spinal Tap Tribute Band. Complimentary food and drinks will be provided with doors opening at 6pm.