The Northville Art House presents MARKED: The Art, Body, & Soul of the Tattoo Artist

MARKED: The Art, Body, & Soul of the Tattoo Artist
August 2 – 24, 2019

The Northville Art House presents MARKED: The Art, Body, & Soul of the Tattoo Artist. The exhibition, which opens with a public reception on Friday, August 2 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm and runs through Saturday, August 24, features artists from four Metro Detroit tattoo and art studios each with their own individual style and body of work influenced by the tattoo culture. Work includes illustrations, mixed-media, paintings, pyrography, sculpture, and more.

Artists and the tattoo parlors each represent include: Josh Barg and Keith Opalinski of Electric Parks Tattoo, Detroit; Joey Gonyea, Dennis Halbritter, TJ Hodge, Brook Jacoby, Corey Lewis, Dennie Mackie, Andrew PK, Kyle Pryce, Cheryl Tash, and Trent Thompson of Eternal Tattoos Inc., Livonia; Bill Crawford and Ginny Neumann of Grand Boulevard Tattoo Company, Detroit; and Aura Dalian, Aaron Ruby and Jay Wheeler of North Main Tattoo Studio & Art Gallery, Plymouth.

“As an artist who is learning the trade of tattooing, I find the intersection of the traditions of fine art and tattoo art to be incredibly interesting.” – Kyle Pryce, Eternal Tattoos Inc., Livonia

In association with the exhibition will be a display of tattoo images submitted by the public to #northvillearthousetattoo on Instagram in an installation titled, Tattoos from You: Public Photographs. The public is invited to submit images through August 19.


The Northville Art House is a non-profit organization that operates as a 170(c)(1) governmental department of the City of Northville, MI. The Art House has been a gathering place since 2005 with the mission to cultivate the arts through creative experiences and educational programs in the community. The gallery is open Tuesday through Friday 12:00 – 5:00 pm, Saturday 12:00 – 4:00 pm, First Fridays 5:30-8:30 pm, and special events as advertised. The Northville Art House is located at 215 W. Cady Street, Northville, MI 48167, (248) 344-0497, and online at

Upcoming Northville Art House Exhibitions and Events:
•August 2 – 24: MARKED: The Art, Body, & Soul of the Tattoo Artist
•September 6 -28: WEST OF CENTER: Art that Pushes Boundaries
•September 14: Painting with Paws: Unleash Your Pet’s Creativity


The event is finished.


Aug 02 - 24 2019


5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Glenn Beck
Weekdays 9am-12pm
Dennis Prager
Weekdays 12-3pm
Thayrone X
Weekdays 3-6pm
Dana Loesch
Weekdays 6-8pm
Joe Pags
Weekdays 8pm-11pm
Steve Gruber
Weekdays 6am-9am