Ink fiend or not, you obviously have seen, heard or passed by the popular Calgary studio, Deadly Tattoos. And the artist behind the studio’s fame, aka James Tex, is now bringing other masterminds of the tattoo industry to Calgary by way of a massive, one-of-a-kind tattoo convention. Enter: the Deadly Tattoo Convention.

The three-day convention will take place at the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino from June 3 -5.

What makes the convention unique is the fact that for the first time ever, so many (over 200!) A-list artists from around the world will come together for a convention. You can expect names like Shane Ford, Zoio, Rebecca Blair and Anthony Tex among others. And if you are a tattoo artist or an ink enthusiast of any calibre, you know those names are not to be taken lightly.

But that’s not the only impressive part!

The most impressive part is that the convention gives attendees a chance to meet these renowned artists, not unlike Tex himself, up close in an interactive setting.

You can view (and of course, appreciate) the elaborate yet intricate designs by these artists via incredible displays. Many of the attending artists will be bringing one of a kind art and paintings displayed as an art show. Some of these originals may be available for sale!

From viewing stunning designs to attending professional seminars to snagging some seriously cool tattoo-related accessories and merch, the event has everything to make it a hit.

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The good news is that tickets to the Deadly Tattoo Convention are currently available. But we doubt they’ll last long. So, you better grab yours RN!

The Deadly Tattoo Convention

When: June 3-5th
Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre, 3777 Grey Eagle Dr, Calgary