Meet the Cast of Ink Master Season 13 - Tattoo Ideas, Artists and Models

During the finale of season 12, Ink Master teased that their 13th season would be a Turf War, bringing together artists from the East, South, Midwest and West regions of the United States. On November 12th, the cast has officially been announced and we can't wait for the battle to begin. (Cue Dave Navarro) "This season on Ink Master" 20 top tattooers from around the country are battling it out for the title of Ink Master, a $100,000 and of course, a feature in Inked Magazine. We're happy to introduce you to this season's artists and give you a sneak peek at the season, which premieres on January 7th, 2020 at 10/9C on Paramount Network.

East Coast

Andrew Hicks

Hometown: NYC, NY

Specialty: Black-and-Grey

Emac

Hometown: Baltimore, MD

Specialty: Watercolor

Jessa Bigelow

Hometown: Harrison, NJ

Specialty: Neo-Traditional

K Lenore Siner

Hometown: Salem, MA

Specialty: Neo-Traditional

Jimmy Snaz

Hometown: Boston, MA

Specialty: Neo-Traditional

Veteran Placement: Season 11, 10th Place

South

Jordi Alejandro Pla

Hometown: Miami, FL

Specialty: Realism

Money Mike Thorton

Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA

Specialty: Black-and-Grey

Nychelle Elise

Hometown: Plano, TX

Specialty: Black-and-Grey

Patrick Flynn

Hometown: Asheville, NC

Specialty: Color Realism

Jason Elliott

Hometown: College Station, TX

Specialty: Surrealism

Veteran Placement: Season 10, 4th place

Midwest

Jake Parsons

Hometown: Denver, CO

Specialty: New School

Jerrel Larkins

Hometown: Greeley, CO

Specialty: Black-and-Grey

Jordan Allred

Hometown: Boise, ID

Specialty: Fine-Line

Kelly Severtson

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Specialty: New School

Frank Ready

Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK

Specialty: Color Realism

Veteran Placement: Season 10, 8th Place

West

Hiram Casas

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV

Specialty: Black-and-Grey

Arlene Salinas

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Specialty: Black-and-Grey

Raul Ugarte

Hometown: Roseville, CA

Specialty: Black-and-Grey

Bob Jones

Hometown: Portland, OR

Specialty: New School/ Bio-Mechanical

Angel Rose

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Specialty: Black-and-Grey

Veteran Placement: Season 11, 11th Place