Richmond Tattoo and Arts Academy

Hosted by Jesse Smith the 2022 Richmond Tattoo and Arts Academy is coming at you in full force! The Academy is hock full of the art world’s top artists sharing their knowledge, experience and techniques gathered through their artistic journeys. Held on Monday, October 24th and will feature 3 internationally acclaimed tattoo artists & 2 professional artists from varying disciplines who have built successful careers through their art. The goal of the Academy is to create an environment where artists of all different stages in their careers can learn and be inspired by some of the best the art world has to offer.

Monday, October 24

Stefano Alcantara

Introduction to the Tattoo Masters

Nick Mitchell

Caricature 101

Andy Chambers

Details coming soon!


The Blurry Line between Failure and Success

Lalo Yunda

Tattoo Life Assessment

Melody Mitchell

Spirituality in Tattooing

Monday, October 24

Mad Hare Society



Phil Lumbang

Board 2 Death Club

Javi Antunez

Battle Bunnies

Frank LaNatra


Monday, October 24th


Each ticket comes with:

  • Access to presentations
  • Participation in a Discussion Panel where the presenting artists answer audience questions
  • A full Weekend Pass to the Richmond Tattoo, Art and Music Festival
  • An official, Limited Edition Richmond Tattoo, Art and Music Festival T-Shirt
  • A schwag bag of goodies supplied by our sponsors and the presenting artists


Two ways to Sign up:

  • Online registration, just click the button below


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Richmond – Midlothian
1021 Koger Center Boulevard, Richmond,VA, 23235