Bay Area Tattoo Convention
October 7, 2019
Bay Area Tattoo Convention Retrospective
In anticipation of the 15th annual Bay Area Tattoo Convention, set to take place in late October of 2019, TTTISM highlights some of its articles on the convention to date.
June 13, 2019
Oliver Bach (@oliver_bach_)
An artist drawn primarily to flash for its spontaneity and immediate gratification, Oliver Bach’s traditional style stems from years spent observing and then tattooing old guys at Duke St. Tattoo.
August 2, 2018
Kane Navasard (@kanenavasard)
We interview Kane Navasard about his compelling oeuvre of fine line black and gray tattoos. Navasard’s practice appends eccentric motifs to masterfully executed and placed pieces.
January 15, 2018
John Ola details his motivation behind the raw but no less ornamental tattoo collection he has been acquiring for some time. Formalized by him as an art project, Ola lets his unshaded text and symbolism “speak for itself.”
December 26, 2017
Big Meas @ Bay Area Tattoo Convention 2017
Big Meas speaks with us as part of the Bay Area Tattoo Convention Special Issue. We chat with him about his background in graffiti and pinstriping, his many travels to conventions, and his thoughts on the Bay Area Convention.