awards + publications

INKFIEND ART STUDIO mag publications

Tattoo Magazine, December 2011, Issue 268
featuring Master Mike from Inkfiend Art

Dub Magazine, July/August 2011
featuring Master Mike from Inkfiend Art, pages 55-57

Tattoo Flash Magazine, May 2011, Issue 107
featuring Master Mike from Inkfiend Art

Tattoo Magazine, March 2013, Issue 283
featuring Master Mike from Inkfiend Art

INKFIEND ART STUDIO AWARDS

1ST 

Best Asian / Oriental Style

Best Black & Grey XL

Best Large Color 

Best Female / Male Overall

Best Cover Up 

2ND

Best Asian / Japanese Style

Best Back Piece

Best Large Black & Grey

Best Leg Sleeve

Best Large Color

3RD

Best Asian / Japan Style

Best Large Color 

Best Back / Chest

Best Leg Piece / Sleeve

Best Color Tattoo

  • 3rd Place for “Best Asian” – Body Art Expo Los Angeles, 2009

  • 2nd Place for “Best Asian” – Body Art Expo Los Angeles, 2009

  • 3rd Place for “Best Leg” – Body Art Expo Los Angeles, 2009

  • 1st Place for “Black & Grey – Large” – Body Art Expo Los Angeles, 2009

  • Best Tattoo of the Day Body Art Expo Los Angeles, 2009

  • 1st Place for “Best Asian” – Body Art Expo Pomona, 2009

  • 3rd Place for “Best Leg” –Body Art Expo Pomona, 2009

  • 1st Place for “Female: Sleeve” – Tattoo Hollywood, 2009
  • 1st Place for “Best Asian” – Body Art Expo Los Angeles, 2010

  • 3rd Place for “Best Leg” – Body Art Expo Los Angeles, 2010

  • 2nd Place for “Best Asian” – Rock the Ink Ontario, 2010

  • 1st Place for “Best Full Leg” – Rock the Ink Ontario, 2010

  • 2nd Place for “Female: Sleeve” – Tattoo Hollywood, 2010

  • 2nd Place for “Most Unusual” – Tattoo Hollywood, 2010

  • 1st Place for “Female: XL Black & Grey” – Tattoo Hollywood, 2010

  • 1st Place for “Female: Back Piece” – Tattoo Hollywood, 2010

  • 1st Place for “Best Script” – Tattoo Hollywood, 2010

  • 1st Place for “Male XL Color” – Tattoo Hollywood, 2010

  • 1st Place for “Female XL Color” – Tattoo Hollywood, 2010

  • 1st Place for “Female Overall” – Tattoo Hollywood, 2010

  • 2nd Place for “Best Japanese” – Tattoo Hollywood, 2010

  • 2nd Place for “Leg Sleeve” – Tattoo Hollywood, 2010

  • 3rd Place for “Leg Sleeve” – Tattoo Hollywood, 2010

  • 1st Place for “Best Oriental” – 13th Annual AZ Invitational Tattoo Expo Arizona, 2013
  • 1st Place for “Best Asian Style” – Master Mike Tattoo Artist Choice Award, 2013
  • 1st Place for “Large Color” – Tattoo Magazine Inxtravaganza Anaheim Tattoo Convention, 2013
  • 1st Place for “Best Back” – Tattoo Magazine Inxtravaganza Anaheim Tattoo Convention, 2013
  • 1st Place for “Large Black & Grey” – Tattoo Magazine Inxtravaganza Anaheim Tattoo Convention, 2013
  • 1st Place for “Best Leg” – Tattoo Magazine Inxtravaganza Anaheim Tattoo Convention, 2013
  • 2nd Place for “Large Male Color” – United Ink Tattoo Contest, 2013
  • 1st Place for “Large Tattoo Color” – Philadelphia Tattoo Convention, 2014

FEATURED ARTICLES

RICHARD VASAK: INMATE TO INKFIEND

RICHARD VASAK: INMATE TO INKFIEND

Inkfiend Art Studio provided Richard an avenue out of the streets and avoid the high recidivism rates experienced by those detained through America’s industrial jail complex. Rather than another number that went back behind bars, Richard concentrated on his art...

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