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Craigy Lee

Craigy Lee is a world-renowned tattoo artist from London, England. He visited wellington for a guest spot in 2011 and then again in 2012, he loved wellington so much the second time he never left!

He has had the privilege of woking with some of the worlds most respected artists and specializes in dark illustrative designs, but can lend his hand to most styles. Craigy began his tattoo career with an apprentiship in Saint Petersburg, Florida, returning to his native London shortly afterwards. After two years of busy city life he got itchy feet and spent the next two and a half years travelling the world, working at tattoo shops and conventions in the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. During this time He started writing about his travels for Skin Deep, the UKs oldest and biggest selling monthly tattoo magazine. His work has been featured in numerous tattoo books and magazines, he has appeared on television in the U.K. and Germany, exhibited artwork in galleries around the world and was recently voted one of the top 50 U.K. artists.

He finally settled down in Wellington in 2012,  opening Union Tattoo with his partner India in 2015. He does regular guestspots around New Zealand working in the country’s top studios, constantly pushing his artistic skills forward, and ever learning.

 

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