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ladiesladies_front2The “Ladies, Ladies!” art show is a collection of works from both established and emerging female artists in the world of tattooing. Eight of Swords is excited to be the host of the third installment of this show in which female tattoo artists come together to prove that their work can turn heads just as well as their looks.

This event is sponsored by Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer and Jack From Brooklyn.

There will be an after party held at Passenger Bar (S3rd and Roebling). Drink specials all night with the show flyer, so be sure to pick one up before you leave!

The show:
With all the interest on television about tattooing these days, Ladies, Ladies! Art show, is an exhibition of the serious, albeit sometimes playful, side of what it takes to be a talented artist in the industry. Each of the over 60 artists that are participating have created original pieces of art to display for the event. While some of the artists may be familiar names in the world of tattooing, other participants are just breaking onto the scene. Ladies, Ladies! Art show is a means of representing the progress made by female artists in the once male dominated field of tattooing. The art show is also meant to pay respect to the old timers of the industry, the Ladies that paved the way for all others to come.

The artists:
Included in this years international line-up are: Rose Hardy, Ashley Love, Kate Hellenbrandt, Kit King, Drew Linden, Karen Glass, Alix Ge, Anna Melo, Mina Aoki, Marie Sena, Alexandra Skarsgård, Debra Yarian, Lara Scotton, Bruna Yonashiro, Gillian Goldstein, Miss Marshall, Lola Garcia, Viola von Hell, Zoe Bean, Dana Melissa Dixon, and many more.

The curators:
Curated by two Staten Island based tattooers, Elvia Iannaccone-Gezlev, who works at Masterpiece Tattoo, and Magie Serpica, an owner of Milk & Honey Tattoo, Ladies, Ladies! Art show has become their pet project. After working in the tattoo industry for a combined 25 plus years, both Ms. Serpica and Mrs.Iannaccone-Gezlev are familiar with what it takes and the extra work it requires to be a respected tattoo artist.

For more information on Ladies, Ladies! Art show, you can contact Elvia or Magie at LadiesLadiesArtShow@gmail.com,
or visit the website http://ladiesladies.wix.com/artshow

These works will be on display at the gallery through June 12th

RSVP here: Ladies, Ladies!