Who won the Australia tattoo expo at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre September 15, 16, 17, 2017?
Tattoo contests are judged each day, and the final group of show winners is announced at the end of the event on Sunday. Some winners are announced early on the event’s official Facebook page.
Bali Tattoo Artists awarded:
A huge congratulations to Ukix of @luxuryinkbali for taking out Tattoo of the Day (Saturday) and earning himself 5 points on the 2017 Australian Tattoo Series Leaderboard! This piece was not entered as a whole, but only the girls face left of the canvas’ sternum. A very clean and very nice black and grey piece that blew our judges away. Tune in for more action tomorrow for the FINAL day of @austattooexpo Perth! Doors open at 10am, grab your tickets online or at the door! Goodnight Perth!
Gunz Tattoo of Hundred Brothers Social Club in Legian was recognized for the Best Old School Tattoo – no surprise there – and news updates of more Bali artists with awards from Friday and Saturday’s events are coming in fast.
Winner of the Show: Khail Tattooer
A massive congratulations to @khailtattooer on taking out Tattoo of The Show! Khail and the crew at @youngbloodstattoo completely cleaned out the awards this weekend and put an insane amount of effort into their booth and their work. So hats off to the guys and girls of youngbloods!
Winner of Best Multi-Day, @khailtattooer of @youngbloodtattoo , congratulations mate! Perth! Make your way down to the main stage right NOW! We’re about to give away a whole heeeeeap of sh** as we launch the final portion of the Australian Tattoo Series in Perth! We’ll have all of the best tattoos of the day and the weekend competing for the limited @austattooexpo trophies. Doors closing at 6, this is your last chance to be part of the action!
We get it, the two-tone skin shade of that portrait tattoo is rad. According to his personal FB page, Khail Tattooer also won “Tattoo of the Day” on Friday for his Captain America.
Australian Tattoo Series
This year marks the beginning of a new style of tattoo competition at the shows – Tattoo Series Awards. In addition to individual awards per tattoo piece, each tattoo artwork entered can win points for the artist, whose cumulative score can win the title of “Tattoo of the Show” or a spot on the podium for the whole series of all 5 Australian Tattoo Expos in 2017. At the Melbourne Tattoo Expo in December, one gold medal winner will receive $10,000 and a sponsorship deal – awesome!
It will be hard for any international artist to win the top spot. Before this event, there were no tattoo artists from Bali or Indonesia among the top ranking artists from the previous events, but Ukix Tattoo made the board!
The September standings chart and some of this information is taken from the official event website. See the details here: http://www.tattooexpo.com.au/tattoo-series/