United Ink Flight 816 Tattoo & Arts Festival

unitedinkfestivalTattoo, piercing and art enthusiasts join World Famous Tattoo Ink at the United Ink Flight 816 Tattoo & Arts Festival at Cradle of Aviation Museum from Friday, Aug. 26 to Sunday, Aug. 28.

With international artists from all over the globe and live art showcases, the family friendly expo educates adults and children of all ages about not only tattoo culture, but various forms of art and their impact worldwide.

Hours:

  • Friday, August 26: 2 – 11 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 27: 12 – 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 28: 12 – 7 p.m.

Tattoo artists at the event include Jose Lopez of Lowrider Tattoo, Denis Sivak, New York Artists Darwin Enriquez and Jose Contreras, InkMasters Tyler Nolan, Halo, Aaron Is, Chris Blinston and Ty’esha Reels, and World Famous artists Sarah Miller, Joshua Carlton, Lydia Bruno, Oleg Shepelenko, Zhang Po. Guests will have the chance to browse through 150 tattoo and vendor booths while meeting some of the industry’s best and most prominent.

For a complete lists of artists, visit www.newyorktattooshow.com/artists-vendors.

As tattoo culture has barreled its way into the mainstream in the past decade, tattoos have become more of a way of life than the passing fad they were once seen as. Those from all walks of life are offering up their body as a canvas for the world’s best artists to work their magic.

In addition to tattoos and piercing, Flight 816 will offer opportunities to meet and mingle with reality TV stars, internationally famous artists, tattoo collectors and models. Shop jewelry and apparel, get dolled up to enter the Miss Vixen Pin Up contest hosted by pin-up model Ms. Laura Lynn, and stop by the booths for Inked, Tattoo Society, Urban Ink and 247 Ink to show off your tattoos for a chance to be featured in world renowned magazines.

Artwork exhibited by The Artist Hanger and Fusion Project will be for sale, and there will be a charity auction for much of the art created by attending artists. Kids can enjoy getting their own temporary tattoos, as well as tons of kid-friendly entertainment, including art seminars and full access to the aviation museum itself.

Anyone can display their artwork in the Artist Hanger. If you are interested, contact blades@newyorktattoo.com or theartisthangerandfusionproject@yahoo.com.

Live art showcases will feature the work of globally recognized artists, including Dinotomic and Sean Yoro aka HULA, who will create large murals throughout the weekend along with other fun interactive art projects.

For more information, visit www.newyorktattooshow.com.

Ticket info: One price for all tickets—includes full access to Long Island’s Air and Space Museum with every ticket. Free parking.

  • Day Passes: $25
  • Weekend passes: $55.00
  • $10 off with valid student ID
  • Kids 2-12 admitted at half price

Advanced tickets may be purchased at the Cradle of Aviation Box office, or online at: bit.ly/28L3jDL. Tickets will also be available at the door.

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