Chicago Tattoo Arts Festival

$25 Day / $50 3-Day Pass

Admission is free for children under 12

Tickets are sold at the show or:

General Info

Location

Chicago Tattoo Arts Convention
Donald E Stephens Convention Center
5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018

Show Times

Friday 2 PM - 11 PM
Saturday 11 AM - 11 PM
Sunday 11 AM - 8 PM

Load-In Information (Vendor Only)
Thursday: 12 PM - 6 PM Load-In
Friday: 9 AM - 2 PM Load-In

Hotel Info (2024)

Crowne Plaza Chicago Ohare Hotel & Conf Ctr
5440 North River Road
Rosemont, Illinois 60018
BOOK ONLINE HERE!
Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O'Hare
5550 N. River Road,
Rosemont, IL 60018
BOOK ONLINE HERE!
Comfort Inn O'Hare
2175 E Touhy Ave
Des Plaines, IL 60018
BOOK ONLINE HERE!

For all other information please email INFO@VILLAINARTS.COM

After Hours

Entertainment

FRIDAY

2:00 PM Show Open
5:00 PM Reggie Bügmüncher
6:00 PM Deadman's Carnival
7:00 PM Ringling Brother's star James Maltman
8:00 PM America's Got Talent stars Captain and Maybelle
8:45 PM Verona Fink Burlesque Sideshow
9:00 PM Candi Crucifix Burlesque
9:15 PM Suspension
10:00 PM Tattoo of the Day
11:00 PM Show Close

SATURDAY

11:00 AM Show Open
12:30 PM Reggie Bügmüncher
1:30 PM Deadman's Carnival
2:30 PM Ringling Brother's star James Maltman
3:30 PM America's Got Talent stars Captain and Maybelle
5:00 PM Tattoo Contests
7:00 PM Deadman's Carnival
7:45 PM Ringling Brother's star James Maltman
8:30 PM America's Got Talent stars Captain and Maybelle Sideshow
9:15 PM Verona Fink Burlesque Sideshow
9:30 PM Suspension
10:00 PM Tattoo of the Day
11:00 PM Show Close

SUNDAY

11:00 AM Show Open
12:30 PM Reggie Bügmüncher
1:30 PM Deadman's Carnival
2:30 PM Ringling Brother's star James Maltman
3:30 PM America's Got Talent stars Captain and Maybelle
5:00 PM Tattoo Contests
7:00 PM Tattoo of the Day and Best of Show
8:00 PM Show Close

Featured Entertainment

Cenobyte Suspension

Olde City Sideshow Reggie Bügmüncher

Dead Man's Carnival

Mischief The Clown

 

Ringling Brother's star James Maltman

Verona Fink

America's Got Talent stars Captain and Maybelle

Tattoo History

James Hawk's Tattoo History

Tattoo History by Dana Brunson

with Gideon Schory from Amsterdam (tattoocollection.eu)

Featured Artists

Clarke Gable from Borneo Malaysia
Specializing in Traditional Borneo Handtap Tattooing

Special Guests

Robert Mukes from House of 1000 Corpses & Westworld

Robert Mukes from House of 1000 Corpses & Westworld

James Vaughn from Ink Master Season 7 & Finalist on Season 1
Kyle Dunbar from Ink Master Season 3 & 4

Candy Dunbar

Holli Marie from Ink Master season 12 and 14
Sarah Miller from Ink Master seasons 2, 7, and 12
Dane Smith from Ink Master season 9
Elva Stefanie from Ink Master Season 12

Gary Parisi from Ink Master Season 10

Fon from Ink Master Season 12
Jozzy Camacho from Ink Master season 15

Emily Elegado from Ink Master season 5

Aaron Is from Ink Master Season 5 & 9
Trap from Black Ink
Trocon Talhouk from VH1
Charles Whitfield from VH1
Anwon Boneface Johnson from Ink Master Season 8, Season 9 and Ink Master Grudge Match.
Al Fliction from Ink Master Season 1

Jake Parsons from Ink Master Season 13

E MAC from Ink Master season 13

International Artists

Penny Boy Tattoo from ITALY

Seminars

AI IN TATTOOING. Seminar by Bryan Sánchez M.

Date / Time: SATURDAY 10-12 OR 12-2 PM (pending to confirm with your show schedule)
Duration: 2 HRs
Cost: $150 USD
Summary
AI in tattooing is not about fighting against technology but leveraging it to unlock endless artistic possibilities and thrive in the ever-evolving world of tattoo art.
In today's dynamic tattoo industry, using AI tools is crucial for new and old tattoo artists. Technology can enhance creativity and design skills, artists can stay at the forefront of innovation. AI tools empower artists to create original and captivating designs, ultimately attracting more clients.
Looking forward to seeing you there!
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