Meet Van from Black Ink Chicago

Black Ink CHI: Van Opens His Own Tattoo Shop

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By: Rebecca Davis

Nicole was only 23 when she had a double mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis. After she recovered, Nicole got a chest tattoo that symbolizes how she wants to live life after cancer.

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We interviewed independent tattoo artist, Art Lewis from Milwaukee. He has very unique approach to tattooing his clients. Art has tattooed everybody from upcoming artist IshDarr to Drake’s manager Jas Prince.

Can you tell us about your background?

A. Well I've always been somewhat of an arti...

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We had the chance to interview Rob Simas Jr. (@rob_beast_tat2 instagram name) at Richmond St. Tattoo where we asked spoke exclusively about UV tattoos.

What's UV ink?

A. UV ink is not to be confused with glow in the dark ink. You need a black light or a very bright light to see a reaction to it.

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Why we started

A. We started Inkgeeks because we know that it can be hard to find the right artist. Most often the only information that people have about an artist comes from word of mouth. We feel that customers should have as much information available as possible to help th...

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