2017 Itinerary (Last Year’s Show) – Opening Party

Thank you to all the artists and fans who came out to make the 2016 NIX Toronto Tattoo Show an amazing success! We look forward to seeing you again next year back at the MTCC!


Please note this is 2016 info. We will be back at the MTCC next year. We will have updated information about next year’s show in the near future. Please check back soon!


Thursday, June 16th 2016
Opening Party @ The ROM (19+)

7pm – 11:30pm  – Open to the Public
Art Fusion Experiment
Hosted by Paul Booth and the Leu Family’s Family Irons

To download the ROM Press Release, click here

Artists include:
Paul Booth
Filip Leu
Titine Leu
Kurt Wiscombe
Alex Adams
Joe Hegarty
Aaron Bell
Jak Connolly
Samantha Barber
Richie Lucero
Jamie Henderson
Dan Henk
Glen Paradis
Evan Dowdell
Travis Greenough
Matt Ellis
Andrew Swarbrick
Billy DeCola
Steve Moore
Jose Perez Jr
+ Many more.
100 Queens Park, Toronto
*ROM Admission fee required

Tickets for just the Opening Party are avaliable from the ROM by visiting https://www.rom.on.ca/en/whats-on/art-fusion. These ticets do not include entrance to the convention.

Opening Party Entertainment

Zombie Boy
Canadian DJ, model, performer, and cultural icon.

Zombie Boy’s Story


Say Yes
Fresh off their debut album Real Life Trash Mag, this Toronto based rock trio brings the excitement and energy of raw, organic rock and roll to the main stage.

Say Yes’s Website



Raquel Reed
This New-York based performer presents her spicy take on classic burlesque!​

Raquel Reed’s Instagram

Buy tickets to just the opening party @ the ROM


Thursday, June 16th 2016

10am – 7pm – Info desk is in the InterContinental Hotel lobby for arriving artists, vendors, and pre-paid VIP ticket holders.

7pm – 10pm – NIX Opening Reception at the ROM (19+)


Friday, June 17th 2016

2pm – 11pm – Convention open to the public at the Metro Toronto Convention Center

9pm – Live Burleaque Show with Raquel Reed from NYC.

9:30pm – Tattoo of the Day Contest. (Registration starts at 9pm). Awards ceremony to follow.

10pm-2pm – Official After Party (Artists, Vendors, and VIP’s ONLY, 19+)
The Doc Ellis – 1280 Dundas Street West


Saturday, June 18th 2016

Noon – 11pm – Convention open to the public at the Metro Toronto Convention Center

Contest Registration from 12:00 pm
– Judging starts at 2:00 pm

Categories

  • Small Colour
  • Small Black and Grey
  • Medium Colour
  • Medium Black and Grey
  • Best Sleeve (leg or arm)

Awards Ceremony to follow

9pm – Live Burleaque Show with Raquel Reed from NYC.

9:30pm – Tattoo of the Day Contest. (Registration starts at 9pm). Awards ceremony to follow.

Close at 11PM.

10pm-2pm – Official After Party (Artists, Vendors, and VIP’s ONLY, 19+)
The Keg – 165 York Street


Sunday, June 19th 2016

Noon – 7pm – Convention open to the public at the Metro Toronto Convention Center

Contest Registration at 12:00pm
– Judging at 2:00pm

Categories

  • Large Colour
  • Large Black and Grey
  • Back Piece
  • Most Realistic

Tattoo of the Day – Registration at 4:00pm
– Judging at 6:00pm

Tattoo of the Show, male. 

Tattoo of the Show, female.

Doors close at 6pm, all tattooing to be completed by no later than 7pm.

10pm – 4am – Official Closing Party. (Artists, Vendors, and VIP’s ONLY, 19+)
The Hideout – 484 Queen Street West.

More Information Coming Soon!

Get your tickets to this years show here!

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  • Work from @freibeuter_tattoo - meet him @nixtattooshow June 9th to 11th downtown toronto http://torontotattooshow.com for passes andbinfo. Healed Skull by Christoph Tobler @christophtobler Resident Artist at Freibeuter Tattoo Winterthur #swissink #swiss #swissinkinsta #inkjectanano #blackandgreytattoo #healedtattoo #freibeuter #freibeuter_tattoo #winterthur #basel #bern #zurich #zürich #zürichtattoo #skull #skulltattoo #rose #bnginksociety #inkfreakz #inkedmag #tattoo #tattoos #ink.ig #thebesttattooartists #tattooartist #inkedmag #tattoolife #pinterest #tattooisartmag #skinartmag #tattoomagazine

    nixtattooshow: "Work from @freibeuter_tattoo - meet him @nixtattooshow June 9th to 11th downtown toronto http://torontotattooshow.com for passes andbinfo.  Healed Skull by Christoph Tobler @christophtobler Resident Artist at Freibeuter Tattoo Winterthur #swissink #swiss #swissinkinsta #inkjectanano #blackandgreytattoo #healedtattoo #freibeuter #freibeuter_tattoo #winterthur #basel #bern #zurich #zürich #zürichtattoo #skull  #skulltattoo #rose  #bnginksociety #inkfreakz #inkedmag #tattoo #tattoos #ink.ig #thebesttattooartists #tattooartist #inkedmag #tattoolife #pinterest #tattooisartmag #skinartmag #tattoomagazine"
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  • One of a kind designs from @fluffer666 - they will have a booth @nixtattooshow June 9th to 11th http://torontotattooshow.com for oasses and info Some BTS from today's shoot with a dream team 😻 @tamakhi @makeupjedi @likethechip @_all.hayl_ #publishedcrew #torontostudio #studio404 #flufferdesigns #spikes #leatherharness #heardress #horns #corset #madeincanada #tattoedmodels #inkedmodels #inked #girlswithpiercings #altmodels #altshoot #fetshoot #darkglam #pvc #fishnets #metalhorns #metalic #dark #blondeandbrunette - #regrann

    nixtattooshow: "One of a kind designs from @fluffer666 -  they will have a booth @nixtattooshow June 9th to 11th http://torontotattooshow.com for oasses and info Some BTS from today's shoot with a dream team 😻 
@tamakhi @makeupjedi @likethechip @_all.hayl_ 
#publishedcrew #torontostudio #studio404 #flufferdesigns #spikes #leatherharness #heardress #horns #corset #madeincanada #tattoedmodels #inkedmodels #inked #girlswithpiercings #altmodels #altshoot #fetshoot #darkglam #pvc #fishnets #metalhorns #metalic #dark #blondeandbrunette - #regrann"
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  • Work from @joshfields_art - meet him @nixtattooshow June 9th to 11th http://toronrotattooshow.com for info and passes. leopard strikes,...the leopard needs to be finished. ;) #wip #tattoo #art #fusion_ink #time #travel #2014 #2017 - #regrann

    nixtattooshow: "Work from @joshfields_art -  meet him @nixtattooshow June 9th to 11th http://toronrotattooshow.com for info and passes. leopard strikes,...the leopard needs to be finished. ;) #wip #tattoo #art #fusion_ink #time #travel #2014 #2017 - #regrann"
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  • #Repost @tony__tonez with @repostapp ・・・ Tiger Face (COMPLETE) FINALLY DONE !!!! Proud of this one right hwre. Have been getting some good feedback in this one. All together 36 hours on the back in under 2 months. Thats progress for yah! Thanks for all the support everyone! Done by: Tonez #tatts #tattoos #streetcitytattoos #tigerface #tigertattoo #canada #ontario #art #shading  #toronto #mississauga #elsalvador #tonez #style #design #picoftheday #blackandgreytattoo #work #progress #realism #amazing #animaltattoo #bishoprotary #tiger #inkjunkie #realistuc #yyz

    nixtattooshow: "#Repost @tony__tonez with @repostapp
・・・
Tiger Face (COMPLETE)

FINALLY DONE !!!! Proud of this one right hwre. Have been getting some good feedback in this one. All together 36 hours on the back in under 2 months. Thats progress for yah!  Thanks for all the support everyone! 
Done by: Tonez

#tatts #tattoos #streetcitytattoos #tigerface #tigertattoo  #canada #ontario #art #shading  #toronto #mississauga  #elsalvador #tonez #style #design #picoftheday #blackandgreytattoo #work #progress #realism #amazing #animaltattoo #bishoprotary #tiger #inkjunkie #realistuc #yyz"
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  • from @tochlukdesigns - Booking appointments now. I only have two spots available left. Message me if you want some sick ass tattys ... #tattoo #tattoos #blackandgreytattoo #realistictattoo #nixtattooshow @nixtattooshow #guyswithtattoos #girlswithtattoos #girlsjustwannahavefun #toronto #torontotattoo #torontotattoos #torontotattooshow - #regrann

    nixtattooshow: "from @tochlukdesigns -  Booking appointments now. I only have two spots available left. Message me if you want some sick ass tattys ... #tattoo #tattoos #blackandgreytattoo #realistictattoo #nixtattooshow @nixtattooshow #guyswithtattoos #girlswithtattoos #girlsjustwannahavefun #toronto #torontotattoo #torontotattoos #torontotattooshow - #regrann"
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    nixtattooshow: "Work from @danhenk -  meet him @nixtattooshow June 9th to 11th downtown toronto.  Http://torontotattooshow.com for passes and info.  Healed photos of Shawn's steampunk sleeve @painfulpleasures @peakneedles @eternalink @fkirons @blackhopecurse @inkaddictapparel @hustlebutterdeluxe #tattooistartmag - #regrann"
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  • Work from @tomo_silkneedletattoo - meet him @nixtattooshow June 9th to 11th downtown toronto http://torontotattooshow.com for passes and info. In progress, "Kapala" Some black shading finished. See you soon. @beaumtattoo #tomo #tomosilkneedletattoo #silkneedletattoo #tattoo #japanesetattoo #irezumi #刺青 #kapala #チベタンスカル - #regrann

    nixtattooshow: "Work from @tomo_silkneedletattoo - meet him @nixtattooshow June 9th to  11th downtown toronto http://torontotattooshow.com for passes and info.
 In progress, "Kapala"
Some black shading finished.
See you soon.
@beaumtattoo

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#kapala #チベタンスカル - #regrann"
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    nixtattooshow: "from @sasseville_artist -  Deceptive truth
Might print a small run of 13x19, what d'you think?
Maybe the start of something 
#art #sketching #mockingbird #girlportrait #darkart #digitalart #surrealism #tattoodesign #sasseville #montreal #tattoo #mileendtattoo #mithra_mfg #tattoo_art_worldwide #tattoo_worldwide_online #inkedmag #inked_fx #inkers_ca #formink
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