“Quick & Painful” – Fine Art Tattoo Tour

[Please note some dates have changed due to Hurricane Irene causing trouble along the East Coast.]

On Saturday, September 3rd, the Crewest Gallery in Los Angeles will kick-off the “Quick & Painful” tattoo art show that will travel the United States until the end of the year. For one night only fans can get a tattoo from one of 15 pop-artists, including work from Alex Pardee, Amanda Visell, Ron English, Kathie Olivas, and more!

Tattoo by Tara McPherson

Tattoo by Frank Kozik

Tattoo by Junko Mizuno

The art show will move toThe Hope Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut on Saturday, September 24th, then to the Rotofugi Gallery in Chicago on October 8th, and finally to Art Basel in Miami on December 3rd. For more information, including interviews with contributing artists, please visit the “Quick & Painful” Blog.

It’s been so great to see so many people featuring work on their bodies! It’s pretty surreal! Here are some awesome fans who have gotten ink done in the past:

And now, if you’re in Connecticut, LA, Chicago, or Miami, you will be able to get a very professional tattoo of the Helmetgirls images below!

[Click for larger view.]

After the the Chicago gallery open on Saturday, October 8th, a very limited number of prints will be available to purchase in Miami for Art Basel, as well as online through the Hope Gallery online store.

If you end up going and get a tattoo of any of the artists, please let us know on Facebook or Twitter so we can share the work with everyone! Thanks!

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