Interview with Carlos Chizo – Tattoo Artist

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Meet our new artist Carlos Monje or Charlie Chizo as he is know in graffiti circles in Miami, NYC, and San Francisco. Charlie is available for appointments starting this week.

How did you get started in tattooing ?
My friends in my graffiti crews always told me to get into it and one day I said ok cool I’ll give it a shot.

What was your first tattoo ? A small black rose

Do you have any artistic training prior to getting into the industry?
Technical training like going to school no but I have lived off of Art for a while now.
From corporate mural work to digital designs, painting kids rooms, live painting for events, set backgrounds etc.

Who influence you with your current style?
A lot of people older and new but mostly everyone at the shop

Do you find your work attracts a certain type of crowd ? Not really

What’s your actual tattoo process ?
It’s different every time. I still experiment with different approach’s to see what
works what doesn’t or what I like and don’t like.

How do you see your style evolving ? I don’t really know

What style of tattooing covers your current body of work?
Definitely under the umbrella of traditional style

To book Carlos for a session,

please call our shop at (480) 534-5843