Trey English is going to the Tattoo Voodoo Expo

Trey and his wife Megan will be attending the Tattoo Voodoo Expo on November 3-5, 2017.

 “New Orleans has always been A destination for many people around the world. Tattoo Voodoo Expo has always been one of the best reasons for world class tattoo artists and tattoo collectors to visit the city,” according to the Lubbock tattoo expo website. 
Each year we come together Halloween weekend  and add a new dimension of fun to a weekend in this great city by bringing the best tattoo artist and tattoo suppliers in from around the world to add a touch of class to the tattoo community.
   Tattoo Voodoo Expo is currently the oldest and longest running annual tattoo convention in the United States.  We are conveniently located in the  Landmark Best Western Hotel in Metairie, Louisiana.”
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Trey is Shipping up to Cat Tattoo Studio in Addison

Trey English has accepted a truly unique opportunity to join Cat Tattoo studio in Addison. He will be joining an exceptional team of artists and he is excited about this opportunity to paint Addison red with tattoo ink. 

Trey announced his transition on Facebook.

“As of July 27, 2017, I will be joining the team at Cat Tattoo in Addison! I have enjoyed my time at Hell’s 1/2 Acre and appreciate everything that we have done and accomplished here, however I am eager for this new opportunity to learn and grow! As always I look forward to working with each of you in the future! Come see me at Cat Tattoo and let’s create something amazing together!”

4544 Belt Line Rd Addison, TX 75001                            (972) 387-0990

 

Trey English Hits the Evergreen Tattoo Invitational

Trey English returned from the Evergreen Tattoo Invitational in Eugene Oregan on  March 17th thru 19th. Trey joined a slew of big names in the tattoo industry at the convention and used his awesome tattoo skills to create several custom pieces for attendees.

“There was tattoo artist from all over the world, even this Russian artist who was killing it all weekend,” said English. “I also got to meet Joey Hamilton who is really nice.”

Trey finished several pieces at the convention including a human heart, a straight razor, and I got to do a few walk-up pieces.

Trey will next be competing at the tattoo competitions at the Texas Ink and Art Expo Texas Ink & Art Expo

April, 07 – 09 2017 at The Will Rogers Memorial Center.  3401 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107 United States.

3401 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76107 United States.

Come check out Trey English, as he marks his return to the Fort Worth Stockyards at the 2017 Ink and Art Expo.

 

Trey English Returned to Lubbock and Won

16508822_1429271480448906_4518352649140708250_nAward winning tattoo artist, Trey English and his finance Megan Z Malone, rode West last week in search of glory at the 2017 Lubbock Tattoo Expo. The couple deployed their tattoo and piercing skills with passion and precision and took home more than just a fist full of cash.

At the convention, Trey claimed second place in the best small color tattoo competition. His award-winning piece is a color portrait of the couple’s hairless cat, Murphy, that Trey tattooed on Megan’s hand during the convention.

Trey began his tattoo career in Lubbock in 2006 so winning this award was a personal triumph for him.

“I ultimately achieved my goal,” said Trey. “I went back and won an award at the town I learned how to tattoo at.”16684231_1267608296665384_3619784309807859377_n

The convention was packed and patrons traveled from all around the Mid-South East to attend. Trey was so impressed with the convention that he is dedicated to returning next year and will gladly work any event put on by Mike Diaz, from Sunken City Tattoo Studio.

“It was the best show I have been to thus far,” said Trey. “On Saturday they opened the doors at noon and by 1 pm every booth was fully booked up for the day, with tattoo and piercing appointments, it was non-stop business.”

The convention featured several unique attractions including a tattoo hole in the wall booth, which allows patrons to stick their arm into a hole where a tattoo artist is waiting. The patrons pay their money and receive a small tattoo, not of their choosing. The artist waiting on the other side can tattoo whatever they want. Unicorns and numerical symbols were used and smal16708541_1267608083332072_1901978787029920931_nl tattoos were emerging on people’s arms as they removed them from the hole in the wall.

“People paid their $25 and they got what they got,” said Trey. “The artists were doing a lot of Friday the 13th type banger tattoos, some people were cool with what they got and some were not.”

In only one short month the couple will be Traveling North to the Evergreen Tattoo Invitational in Oregon on March 17th thru 19th. Trey and Megan wanted to thank everyone that helped put on the Lubbock convention. They were impressed with how well the convention was organized and flowed and how Mike Diaz took special care of all the artists at the convention.

Trey is Hitting the Tattoo Convention Trail in 2017

2017-lubbock-tattoo-expo-minTrey English has officially accepted invitations to two tattoo conventions in 2017. Trey has packed his tattoo gear and he is ready to hit the convention trails in search of awesome tattoos and a lot more awards.

Trey will first be participating in the 3rd Annual Lubbock Tattoo Expo, February 3rd thru 5th. His style and skills put him in the running for best small color tattoo and many others.

Next Trey is cruising over to the Evergreen Tattoo Invitational March 17th thru 19th.

“I like conventions because it’s fun to network and learn from my peers,” said English. “It also allows me to show the public what I am truly capable of with my tattoos.”

Trey will be entering into the tattoo competitions at both events and will be looking to continue his2017-evergreen-tattoo-invitational winning streak.

“I want to thank everyone who asked to support me at these conventions by donating their skin to me,” said English. “I am very sorry that I could not book everyone, but I only have so many slots and times to tattoo.”

At the 2nd Annual Ink and Arts Tattoo Convention in Fort Worth, English took home 2nd place in black and gray, Tattoo of the day on Saturday, Best neo-traditional small, and first place small cover-up. He also took home two awards for Best Small Color and Best Neo-Traditional tattoos at the 1st Annual Ink and Art Tattoo convention in 2015.

 

Award Winning Tattoo Artist Trey English