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Seattle Tattoo Expo

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 @ 12:00 pm to Sun, Aug 17, 2014
 

When: Friday, August 15th - Sunday, August 17th, 2014
Where: Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center

It’s the event of the Seattle Summer—the Seattle Tattoo Expo will run from Friday, August 15-Sunday August 17, 2014 at in the Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center. New location, same fabulous events: including music, artists, burlesque, food & drinks, seminars, contests, and of course tattoos all weekend long!

“This signature Seattle event is a colorful, loud, fun way to spend one of our beautiful Northwest weekends,” says Gloria Connors, Founder and Producer of the Seattle Tattoo Expo. “We love seeing both the familiar and new faces each year, and can’t wait for another one.”

Here are some planned highlights from this year’s Expo:
Tattoo Artists -- the Seattle Tattoo Expo brings together the best of the best from all over the world! Just some of this year’s artists include: Damon Conklin of Super Genius Tattoo (Seattle, WA); Shawn Barber of Memoir Tattoo (Los Angeles, CA); Big Gus of Big Gus Ink (Hesperia, CA); and Jeff Gogue of Off the Map Tattoo – Northwest (Grants Pass, OR).
Art Show -- Back by popular demand, this special event showcases new artwork from a collective of artists curated by one of the Expo’s founders, Damon Conklin. Join the artists at Super Genius Tattoo (1419 10th Ave) on August 14th at 7:00pm.
Music -- All weekend long will feature musicians on the Main Stage at the Expo (lineup TBD). Watch for updates at www.seattletattooexpo.com.
Food and Drink -- The Expo fare never fails to please!
Burlesque -- members of the Atomic Bombshells return to entertain the Expo attendees for another year!
Contests -- tattoo contests are a highlight of the Expo and are judged by notables from the tattoo community. The fun includes an array of categories such as “Best Religious," “Best Portrait," and each day concludes with the highly anticipated “Tattoo of the Day." 
Seminars -- Expo seminars are held all weekend for both attendees and artists. The agenda includes “Drawing Heads and Hands” with Shawn Barber, “Tattoo Machine Building” with Dan Dringenberg, and an additional program to be hosted by world renowned painter and tattoo artist, Jeff Gogue. Stay tuned for the schedule!
What Else? -- Eat at one of the many favorite local restaurants' booths at the Expo; Grab an espresso; Enjoy a drink in the beer garden; Relax in the Cigar Lounge, hosted by JnJ Cigars; Visit the Vendor Village; Get a tattoo or watch someone else get one!

ABOUT THE SEATTLE TATTOO EXPO
The Seattle Tattoo Expo celebrates its 13th year in Seattle from August 15-17, 2014 at its new location at Fisher Pavilion at the Seattle Center. Come for a day or a weekend of festivities!

Event Hours are:
Friday, 2:00-10:00pm
Saturday, noon-10:00pm
Sunday, noon to 8:00pm

Tickets and information can be found at www.seattletattooexpo.com.

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