POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Unfortunately we are being forced to postpone the NashvilleTattoo Arts Convention. We have rescheduled the event for November 13th – 15th, 2020. We are sad to postpone our event, and look forward to seeing everyone in November.

Thanks

Villain Arts

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Music City Center
Exhibit Hall A, 201 Fifth Avenue South,
Nashville, TN 37203
United States

1st Nashville Tattoo Arts Convention

Schedule

Friday
Judging begins at 10 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″ 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 10 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 in Show

The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd trophies will be awarded as well as plaques for the artist.
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th trophies for Tattoo of the Day will be awarded as well as plaques for the artist. Tattoo of the Day is for work done from start to finish on that day only.

$10 entry fee.

SPECIAL GUESTS

Tim Lease from Ink Master season 12

Carlos Rojas from Ink Master Season 9

ATTENDING TATTOO ARTISTS

  • “Captain” Birky
  • Abbey Martin
  • Adam Aguas
  • Angel “Acti” Ramos
  • Ashlee Hooks
  • Ashley Thompson
  • Austin Brent
  • Austin Chitwood
  • Big Mike Hill
  • Carlos Rojas
  • Chris Allman
  • Chrystal Nevius
  • Czar Suka
  • Dale C. Johnson
  • Dan Dings
  • Danny Pineiro
  • David Johnson
  • Devon Grieg
  • Digger Pierce
  • Dustin Quillen
  • Elisheba “Queen Bee Ink” Mrozik
  • Elle Ulmer
  • Fairy Kim Sparkles
  • Heather Cherish
  • Hunter Soltes
  • Isaac Ortiz-Riendeau
  • J Deuce
  • J-Rod
  • James Vaughn
  • Jeff Pitbear
  • Jesse Baligad
  • Jessie Adams
  • Joey Harris
  • Johnny Williams
  • Jordyn Wilkins
  • Joseph “Blackbird” Santana
  • Jymi Calkins
  • Keith Smith
  • Kelsey Overbey
  • Kyle Ketzler
  • Leighton Beaverson
  • Louie Lopez
  • Marcos Adame
  • Mark Blanchard
  • Maxwell Kelly
  • Mel Lockett
  • Michael Mucker
  • Mike Stoll
  • Nick Fierro
  • Panda
  • Paul Abraham
  • Piper Natalia
  • Rick “Flipshades” Meggison
  • Roly Viruez
  • Russ Wood
  • Ryan Duarte
  • Sean Hamilton
  • Shannon “OxiLox” Michael
  • Shannon Wages
  • Skip Pollock
  • Stephen Gilchrist
  • Tai Orten
  • Tim Lease
  • Tim Peterson
  • Trevor Kikta
  • V Affliction
  • Xavier Ray
  • Yuengling