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One of the great color realism artists of the last decade

Mike DeVries is a tattoo industry icon. He has helped pave the way for countless tattooers by introducing the world to techniques and ideas that have monumentally changed the art of inking skin. This California artist happened upon tattooing as a career by chance and turned a golden opportunity into a 23-year legacy that continues to thrive to this day. He has traveled the world, inked thousands of tattoos, and owned his own shop, just a few of the myriad of accomplishments DeVries has been able to cross off his bucket list—however, he’s not slowing down anytime soon.