Our resident artists have diverse backgrounds and unique styles and specialties including Asian, black and grey, realism, watercolour, anime-inspired and fine line work. We're a family of artists brought together by a shared passion for tattooing art. We enjoy hosting guest artists from around the world, so keep an out eye for these touring talents! Use the contact form, call or stop by the shop to set up an appointment.
The founder of Tattoo People, Khan was born and raised in Busan, South Korea. His focus is on Asian and Buddhist inspired pieces. He enjoys using bright, bold colours for large scale pieces and bringing in a lot of patterns and detail. He has won numerous awards and participated in tattoo conventions around the world. His two daughters, Ara and Maru, are his proudest accomplishments to date. He also loves deep-sea fishing!
Beginning her career as an apprentice at Tattoo People in Busan, G.No is happy to now call Toronto home. She has become the master of watercolour tattoos, bringing her original paintings to life on skin. Holding degrees in jewellery design and colour-mixing, G.No has a diverse arts background and enjoys many creative processes. It may take some patience to get an appointment, but is well worth the wait!
A native of Medellin, Columbia, Andre relocated to Toronto in his late teens and fell in love with tattooing and the variety of opportunities it has given him. He enjoys many styles but his focus is on realism and lately, has been growing his portfolio of wildlife tattoos. He enjoys drumming and can talk music for a full 8 hour session, only if you're up for it.
Hailey's journey started about 6 years ago when she came to Canada to learn English and later went on to complete a degree in illustration at Sheridan College. She joined us as an apprentice in 2015 and now masters the fine line and enjoys illustrative tattoos. She says herself that she is cool and we agree, adding that she's pretty darn talented.
Jessica has been tattooing since 2015 when she decided to make the switch from animation to tattoos. She has a strong love for anything cartoon or video game related, and enjoys tattooing with bold lines and bright colours. Her favourite subjects are flowers, animals and anything Disney or anime! She may also be the most badass baker and lover of dogs we've ever known!
The newest member of the family, Ted joins us from Seoul, South Korea. After completing his mandatory army service, he devoted all of his time to drawing before becoming a tattoo artist in 2011. He spent a few months working in LA before settling in Toronto. His focus is on Japanese traditional style but is up for anything and enjoys a creative challenge!
Yusun joined the Tattoo People family in 2016 as an apprentice. A fashion design graduate from Ryerson University, and she is now pursuing and learning the art of tattooing. If you haven't noticed - She loves drawing hands.
You'll see our apprentices around the shop, assisting our artists throughout the process. Look out for these rising talents! We're excited for some amazing work to come.