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GET TO KNOW ME

I'm amazing.

My approach is quite simple: Passion. I'm your typical prototype artist ready to rock that next killer piece, be it an illustration, a painting, an advertisement, a brand strategy or a tattoo. My love of the process keeps me coming back for more. I am, after all, a ninja.

Experience

Principal, Creative Ninja
Tami Jo Urban LLC
Miami Beach, Florida
9/2009—present
Principal, Tattoo Samurai
The Urban Machine
Miami Beach, Florida
9/2009—present
Tattoo Artist
Artefex Tattoo Studio
Miami, Florida
12/2016—present
Manager, Tattoo Artist
In Your Skin Shop
Miami Beach, Florida
9/2009—9/2010
Principal, Tattoo Artist
Time is carving Tattoo Studio
Mt. Clemens, Michigan
9/2000—6/2009
Creative Director of Environmental Graphics & Branding
JGA
Southfield, Michigan
1/2005—9/2007
Web Developer
Campbell-Ewald
Warren, Michigan
3/2004—1/2005
Art Director, Illustrator
General Motors
Warren, Michigan
1/2000—2/2004
Gallery Associate
Posterity: A Gallery
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
9/1996—1/2000
Art Instructor
St. Clair Shores Community Education
St. Clair Shores, Michigan
9/1988—6/1996

Education

Master of Fine Arts (Medical and Biological Illustration)
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
May 1999
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Drawing and Painting)
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan
May 1996

Certifications

Bloodborne Pathogens & Communicable Diseases Training for Tattoo Artists
Biologix Solutions
Adult—Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
American Red Cross
Tattooing Artist License #13-44-1473630
State of Florida Department of Health

Affiliations

Professional Member
Association of Medical Illustrators
Lifetime Member
Golden Key International Honor Society
Professional Member
National Tattoo Association
Girl Coloring With Crayons

BUT ENOUGH ABOUT ME

Let's get to work.