- Traditional and Japanese
Owner and tattoo artist, Craig Kelly, has been tattooing since 2007, and in that time has established himself as one of Ireland's leading tattoo artists.
Craig regularly works at some of the most respected conventions in the industry including the London International Tattoo Convention and has been featured in major tattoo magazines around the World,
he has tattooed live on BBC, and been interviewed on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio Ulster.
Specialising in Traditional and Japanese style, Craig tattoos everything from small 10p sized tattoos to
Full Sleeves and Backpieces. Every design that Craig tattoos is drawn specifically for each client,
Craig's unique style results in pieces of body art that will look timelessly beautiful.
Craig works Mon / Fri / Sat / Sun.
- Fine line, Black work, Traditional
Stefanie apprenticed under Craig Kelly for several years and started tattooing at the beginning of 2020. She loves to do linework and traditional tattoos, and is very in demand for her unique style.
Stefanie works Mon / Fri / Sat
Black Work, Linework
Mason is a junior artist and and is currently taking on his own work. Craig finished Masons apprenticeship that was started at another studio, and has since been developing his own style of unique blackwork and Line art. You can contact him directly via Instagram.
Mason works Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri
After spending a year focusing on building his portfolio of drawings and paintings, and getting tattooed, Jake started his apprenticeship with Craig in June 2022. We look forward to seeing his progress as he works hard to start his career in tattooing.
Neo Traditional, Linework, Colour work
Ricky has been tattooing for over 5 years, splitting his time between here and Canada. He is well versed with working in a street shop and can take on most styles. His passion is Neo Traditional tattooing, in both black and grey and colour, he joined us at IST in 2022.
Ricky works Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri & some Saturdays.
Black and Grey, Realism, Portraits
John Joe has been tattooing for 9 years, he specialises in black and grey realism, but can also lend his hand to colour, portraits, and small detailed tattoos. He started working with us at IST in 2022.
John Joe work Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat