BEST BLACK/GREY TATTOO AWARDS

 

CONVENTION                                  WINNERS                                     TATTOOIST

 

MARCH 1986 NEW ORLEANS, LA             1st       DENNIS DWYER                           CLIFF RAVEN

                                                                      2nd     RON FUNK                                     JACK COX

                                                                      3rd      VIRGINIA FRIESEN                        GLEN FRIESEN

 

MARCH 1987 SAN DIEGO, CA                   1st       PATRICK RENZE                            KARI BARBA

                                                                      2nd     BEVERLEY PAULSEN                     BILL LIBERTY

                                                                      3rd      HILARY CROSS                              GREG KULZ

 

APRIL 1988 ORLANDO, FL                        1st       SHAWN SLATER                            KARI BARBA

                                                                      2nd     ANDY CAPP                                   MIKE PERFETTO

                                                                      3rd      VIRGINIA FRIESEN                        GLEN FRIESEN

 

APRIL 1989 ARLINGTON, TX                     1st       LOUIE SELZER                               FRANK SPEAKER

                                                                      2nd     JOHN OPLAND                             MR. MAX

                                                                      3rd      JIM FREDERICKSON                     KELLY MILLER

 

MARCH 1990 PHILADELPHIA, PA             1st       ANDY REITER                                BERNIE LUTHER

                                                                      2nd     SNAKE YATES                                 GREG SKIBO

                                                                      3rd      SPIDER                                           LITTLE GARY

 

APRIL 1991 GARDEN GROVE, CA             1st       TONY BORRELLI                           DICK WARSOCKI

                                                                      2nd     ROBERT MC GREGOR                  DAN BROWN

                                                                      3rd      AVERY BADENHOP                       GREG KULZ

 

APRIL 1992 MEADOWLANDS, NJ             1st       JERRY CAP SZUMSKI                    PAUL BOOTH

                                                                      2nd     FLOYD COLE                                 ANGELINA KRETCHMER

                                                                      3rd      RICHARD PREUSTER JR                MIKE SIDERIO

 

MARCH 1993 FANTASY CRUISE                 1st       JOE PIOLE                                     JACK RUDY

                                                                      2nd     CAROL FRIESEN                            GLEN FRIESEN

 

MARCH 1994 SAN FRANCISCO                 

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                         1st      ED BUCHAIN                                 KARI BARBA

                                                                      2nd     DITZ                                              MARIO BARTH

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                        1st      ANDREAS REISINGER                   MARIO BARTH

                                                                      2nd    ED BUCHAIN                                 KARI BARBA

 

MARCH 1995 NASHVILLE

ARTISTS’ CHOICE                                         1st       KEVIN FREEHILL                           PAUL BOOTH

                                                                      2nd     JET’AIME OLIVAS                          TONY OLIVAS

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                        1st       JET’AIMEOLIVAS                          TONY OLIVAS

                                                                      2nd     CATHY RONDY                             FRANCK LYONS

 

APRIL 1996 TUCSON

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                         TOP3   LUDOVIC SCHITTULLI                 STEPHANE C

                                                                      TOP3   SWANN SCHILLING                      STING

                                                                      TOP3   BRIAN JOHNSON                          MARK MAHONEY

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                        TOP3   JEAN-LOUIS LEMETTRE               ANTOINE MIGUENS

                                                                      TOP3   BRIAN JOHNSON                          MARK MAHONEY

                                                                      TOP3   ROCKY FUSCO                              TONY OLIVAS

 

APRIL 1997 PHILADELPHIA

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                         TOP3   NACHO                                          PAUL BOOTH

                                                                      TOP3   SUE C HAMMOND                       KEELY TACKETT

                                                                      TOP3   MELISSA BASKERVILLE                 ST. MARQ

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                        TOP3   RONNI NOYCE                              KEELY TACKETT

                                                                      TOP3   DAN WILCOXON                         DA WEI ZHANG

                                                                      TOP3   MELISSA BASKERVILLE                 ST. MARQ

 

MARCH 1998 LOS ANGELES

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                         TOP3   PATRICK ALLEN                            TOM RENSHAW

                                                                      TOP3   KRIS SPERRY                                  CAP SZUMSKI

                                                                      TOP3   DAN CARON                                 IAN OF READING

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                        TOP3   KRIS SPERRY                                  CAP SZUMSKI

                                                                      TOP3   JAMES COLLOPY                          RICH IVES

                                                                      TOP3   MARC D. WOLLAM                     KEELY TACKETT

                                                                      TOP3 RICHARD SCHULWITZ                  ETHAN MORGAN

 

APRIL 1999 PHILADELPHIA

 

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                         TOP3   DAVE SUCHER                               STING

                                                                      TOP3   MARK PANTALONE                      PAUL BOOTH

                                                                      TOP3   KATHLEEN HOGG                         KEELY TACKETT

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                        TOP3   FEATHER RUSSELL                         PAUL BOOTH

                                                                      TOP3   KATHLEEN HOGG                         KEELY TACKETT

                                                                      TOP3   ANNE ROONEY                             SCOTTY LOWE

 

APRIL 2000 SAN ANTONIO

ARTISTS CHOICE                                         TOP 3  BRIAN JOHNSON                          MARK MAHONEY

                                                                      TOP 3  KATHY SHELDON                         TOM RENSHAW

                                                                      TOP 3  FRANK BIANCO                             TOM RENSHAW

PEOPLES CHOICE                                        TOP 3  SARAH ERLING                              RICH IVES

                                                                      TOP 3  KATHY SHELDON                         TOM RENSHAW

                                                                      TOP 3  FABIAN FIGUEROA                       PACS

 

APRIL 2001 RENO

ARTISTS CHOICE                                          TOP 3  CHUCK HOOGLAND                    MEGAN HOOGLAND

                                                                      TOP 3  ANDRE PIERRE                               MANU

                                                                      TOP 3  EUGENE VILLASENSOR                 KARI BARBA

PEOPLES CHOICE                                        TOP 4  REBECCA BEISENSTEIN                 KELLY MILLER

                                                                      TOP 4  TIM KLIMIUK                               IRA HANDLON

                                                                      TOP 4  POOPSIE                                        JOSH CARLTON

                                                                      TOP 4  CARLINDA TAYLOR                      JUDY PARKER

 

APRIL 2002 PHILADELPHIA

ARTISTS & PEOPLES CHOICE                      TOP 3  KRIS PATIERNO                             MIKE RUBENDALL

                                                                      TOP 3  LARRY RODRIGUEZ                     TONY OLIVAS

                                                                      TOP 3  WOODY VAN NOTE                     JOSHUA CARLTON

 

 

APRIL 2003 ST.LOUIS

ARTISTS CHOICE                                          TOP 3  JERON KERENS                              MONTE

                                                                                  PHIL REYES                                    TONY OLIVAS

ARTISTS & PEOPLES CHOICE                                  JAMES COLLOPY                          RICH IVES

PEOPLES CHOICE                                                    NICOLE KING                                TRAVIS KING

                                                                                  CYNDI MILANO                           KEELY TACKETT

 

APRIL 2004 RENO (25TH)

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                         TOP 3  DAVE GROESCHEL                        CHRIS GARVER

                                                                                  BRANDON LARSEN                       PETE GARVER

                                                                                  LARRY RODRIGUEZ                     BOB TYRRELL

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                                   CHRIS BALICH                               JERON KEENES

                                                                                  JOSHUA GARCIA                           KEELY TACKETT

                                                                                  CECILE ROSSIGNOL                      STEPHANE  

 

MARCH 2005 MIAMI BEACH                   

ARTISTS CHOICE                                          TOP 3  ELY MILLER                                  JOSHUA CARLTON

                                                                                  JASON TACKETT                            JOSHUA CARLTON

ARTISTS & PEOLES CHOICE                                    ANTHONY ALMARAZ                   TONY OLIVAS

PEOPLES CHOICE                                                    TIM SYNDER                                 CHAD MARTIN

                                                                                  SONYA YUON                               DAVZ 

 

MARCH/APRIL 2006 CINCINNATI

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                         TOP 3  CARL BALMER                              MICHAEL CULLEY

                                                                                  JON GROSS                                    JACK RUDY

                                                                                  ANTHONY URSILLA                      MATT TOMELSON

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                                   DAVID GREEN                              TRAVIS KING

                                                                                  JASON LAMB                                 TRAVIS KING

                                                                                  WOODY VAN NOTE                     BOB TYRELL

 

APRIL 2007 SEATTLE                                 

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                         TOP 3  JAMES RICHARDS                         DAWEI ZHANG

                                                                                  RUSS DUPPER                                WAYNE FOREST

ARTIST’S & PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                CHARLI HAMILTON                     AARON BELL

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                                   JACQUELINE BEACH                     VYVYN LAZONGA

                                                                                  BROCK DUNHAM                         RICH WHITE

 

APRIL 2008 RENO

ARTIST’S & PEOPLE’S                                   TOP3-4  JESSENIA PROVINCIO               KEELY TACKETT

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                                     JOSH MIXER                                  TONY EDWARDS

                                                                                  DENNIS HANSEN                           MIKE RUBENDALL

PEOPLE’S CHOICE     (HAD A TIE THIS YEAR)       KATJA FIEDLER                             APACHE JIL

                                                                                  CHAD WAITS                                JOHN MONTGOMERY

                                                                                  BOB DAWG                                  MARK SALOT

 

APRIL 2009 CONCORD, NC

ARTIST’S & PEOPLE’S CHOICE                    TOP 3  MARK OSUNA                               JOSE LOPEZ

                                                                                  ERNIE BELMONTE                        JOSE LOPEZ

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                                     MANNY NAVARRETTE                  JOSE LOPEZ

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                                   NICOLE ZELNO                             BYRON WALLACE

 

APRIL 2010 SEATTLE

ARTIST’S & PEOPLE’S CHOICE                    TOP 3  CHAD VAN ORDEN                      ERIK PAYNE

                                                                                  SARAH HUNT                                 ED LOTT

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                                     TREVOR O’NEILL                          NICK CHABOYA

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                                   STEFFAN SCROGAN                       RYAN CORLEY

 

APRIL 2011 RENO/SPARKS

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                         TOP 3  JAMES STRICKLAND                     MANUEL VALENZUELA

                                                                                  PATRICK HERRON                        KEN DEETS

                                                                                  CAROLINA MEJIA                         ROBERT HERNANDEZ

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                                   LIZ NARIZZANO                           KEELY TACKETT

                                                                                  DONALD MILLER                         APACHE JIL

                                                                                  CHAY MC CARTY                          ERICKA BALES

 

APRIL 2012 CINCINNATI

ARTIST’S & PEOPLE’S CHOICE                    TOP 3  JAKE INLOW                                 HANK CUNNINGHAM

                                                                                  JASON PIERCE                               MONTE AGEE

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                                     DAVID ALLEN                               JAMES SPENCER BRIGGS

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                                   ALEX JOHNS                                  ST. MARQ

 

APRIL 2013 RAPID CITY, SD

ARTIST’S & PEOPLE’S CHOICE                    TOP 3  EDDIE ZAVALA                             CORY NORRIS

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                                     TANCY WINCHELL                       MATT THRASH

                                                                                  JARROD HATTERVIG                    DAMION CRESSY

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                                   MIKE RODRIGUEZ                       JASON TACKETT

                                                                                  MICHAEL DI LORI                        TIM CANTRELL

 

APRIL 2014 GARDEN GROVE, CA

ARTIST’S & PEOPLE CHOICE                       TOP 3  KELLY ADKINS                              MR SCARY

                                                                                  MICHAEL STEWART                     JOHN MONTGOMERY

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                                     CRAIG BARNHART                        PABLO JARA

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                                   ALICIA FUNK                                  WILLY SMITH

 

APRIL 2015 ORLANDO, FL

ARTIST’S & CHOICE                                      TOP 3  JARED MILLER                              ST. MARQ

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                                     BYRON WALLACE                        BULL AMMONS

                                                                                  NICOLE NEWMAN                       BILL DAWSON

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                                   PEGGY SUCHER                             TONY EDWARDS

                                                                                  EDWARD HURLEY                       SEAN ADAMS

 

APRIL 2016 ORLANDO, FL

ARTIST’S & PEOPLE’S CHOICE                    TOP 2  YNTEI SHU                                     HAILIN FU

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                                     DAVID TAVAREZ                          MAX BIRCHFIELD

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                                   BYRON WALLACE                        KEELY TACKETT

 

APRIL 2017 ORLANDO, FL

ARTIST’S & PEOPLE’S CHOICE                    TOP 2  MANUEL VALENZUELA                JOSH DUFFY

ARTIST’S CHOICE                                                     BYRON WALLACE                        WARLOCK’S TATTOO

PEOPLE’S CHOICE                                                   EMILY JOHNSON                          TAMARA JADE