Vibrant Ink Gathering: New Orleans Tattoo Exhibition 2018 | The Fiendish Craft


The New Orleans Tattoo Arts Convention 2018, organized by Villain Arts, showcased the creativity and talent of tattoo artists from all over the country. Held at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the event attracted tattoo enthusiasts and curious onlookers alike.

With over 150 booths set up, attendees had the opportunity to browse through a wide variety of tattoo styles and designs. From traditional to modern, artists offered their unique skills to create stunning body art. The convention also featured live tattooing sessions, where visitors could witness the intricate process of tattooing up close.


In addition to tattoo artists, the convention also welcomed piercers and vendors selling tattoo-related merchandise. This offered visitors a chance to not only get inked but also get their body pierced or purchase tattoo supplies.

One of the highlights of the convention was the tattoo competitions. Artists entered their best work in various categories such as black and grey, color, and small and large tattoos. Judges carefully examined each entry and awarded prizes to the winners, recognizing their exceptional talent and skill.

Throughout the event, there were also entertaining performances by sideshow acts and live music to keep the atmosphere lively. Attendees could also get tattooed by some well-known tattoo artists and add to their tattoo collection.

Overall, the New Orleans Tattoo Arts Convention 2018 was a vibrant and captivating event that celebrated the artistry and diversity of tattoos. Tattoo lovers and artists alike had the opportunity to connect, appreciate each other's work, and immerse themselves in the fascinating world of body art.