Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions Have a question about the Richmond Tattoo Art & Music Festival? Check out our most frequently asked questions!   Q: How do I get tattooed at the festival? How do I find the right tattoo artist?  A: There are plenty of opportunities...
Nominations Open to Crown the Best Tattoo Artists in Virginia 

Nominations Open to Crown the Best Tattoo Artists in Virginia 

Nominations Open to Crown the Best Tattoo Artists in Virginia  We want to shine a spotlight on your favorite tattoo artists in Virginia! Nominate as many as 3 talented ink magicians to be in the running for this year’s BEST of VA. Your nominations will be up for...

Steps to Obtain Insurance

Steps to Obtain Insurance 1. Inform your shop manager that you need insurance to attend the Richmond Tattoo, Art and Music Festival. 2. Ask the shop manager to make a request with the insurance provider.  A.) The shop manager should ask how to add a convention with 2...

Steps to Attend the Festival

Steps to Attend the Festival Congratulations!! You’ve just been invited to the Richmond Tattoo, Art & Music Festival! …Now what? Maybe you’re a grandfathered artist who has faithfully joined us year after year, or perhaps this is your first year...
Meet our New Non-profit: The Giving Arts Foundation

Meet our New Non-profit: The Giving Arts Foundation

Meet our New Non-profit: The Giving Arts Foundation Throughout the weekend of the festival, you’ll be able to watch hundreds of artists creating and producing in real time. In addition to more than 150 tattoo artists, several muralists will join the movement. You can...
Meet the Artist: Sterling Hundley

Meet the Artist: Sterling Hundley

Meet Sterling Hundley If you Google “Sterling Hundley,” you’ll find a lot of hyphens in this artist’s name.  He’s certainly earned them. From murals to exhibitions, book covers to magazines, Sterling’s little black book of clients merits high praise, including The...
Erick Camacho

Erick Camacho

Erick has been tattooing for over 12 years and excels a variety of styles of tattooing. Born in Colombia and raised in Miami, he learned the art of tattooing at the heart of South Beach. His preferred styles are dark art blackwork, black and grey...
Daniela Pusateri

Daniela Pusateri

Daniela has been a tattoo artist for 5 years, as well as permanent makeup artist and multimedia artist. Originally from Pittsburgh PA, she tattooed in Orange County California and now lives in Fort Lauderdale. Her favorite style of tattooing is black work,...
Bror Wensjoe

Bror Wensjoe

Bror, originally from Perú, has been a tattoo artist for over 10 years. He started his career under the professional guidance of his cousin, Stefano. He has mastered every style of tattoo, but his favorite is black and grey realism.  SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH BROR...
Darwin Reinoza

Darwin Reinoza

Darwin became a tattoo artist over 6 years ago. He was born in Caracas, Venezuela and now lives in Miami, Florida. His preferred styles are both color and black and grey realism. SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH DARWIN RETURN TO ALL...
Jensen Morales

Jensen Morales

Jensen Morales AKA Ghost, born in Tamaulipas, Mexico; has been tattooing since 2010. Specializing in custom lettering, black and gray, semi realism, Chicano art just to name a few. Although he does not stick to one style, he loves collaborating with each client to...
Stefano Alcantara

Stefano Alcantara

Stefano Alcantara was born and raised in Lima, Perú. His education began with a degree in Graphic Design at the Peruvian  Institute of Advertising. He also took painting classes and was influenced by comic books when he was a child. His love for drawing translated in...
Best of Virginia

Best of Virginia

Best of Virginia Want to shine a spotlight on your favorite tattoo artist in Virginia?? This is your chance to nominate and choose who deserves the title of “Best of VA.”    Only artists with a valid License to Tattoo in Virginia issued by DPOR...
DJ Phenom

DJ Phenom

DJ Phenom is more than an expert party rocker. His ability to seamlessly mix and manipulate music led to a former collaboration with Richmond VA’s HOT100.9FM as the radio station’s mix show DJ. He crafts mixes that showcase his talent, but also reflect a...
Lunar Phases

Lunar Phases

Lunar Phases is a three piece band from Richmond, Virginia. Blending together influences from psychedelic rock, hip-hop, and experimental rock, the group brings swirly, cosmic driven grooves that sound great dancing to live as well as just hangout with your friends....