New Artists Joe Fryday & Mike DeBois starting in March 2018

We are excited to announce two very talented artists who will be joining the Speakeasy team at the beginning of March!

We think their styles are great, their personalities are stellar, and you will enjoy collaborating with them on a piece in the near future. They will be a nice addition to our already diverse roster of artists & we couldn’t be happier to welcome them both.

Please show them some love & help us welcome them to Speakeasy!

Both Joe & Mike are booking appointments now so feel free to message them to get in & make sure to follow them on Instagram!

Please welcome Joe Fryday & Mike DuBois

You can click on the names above or the pages below to check out their work and find their contact information.

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Time Out Chicago: 21 Chicago-based tattoo artists you need to follow on Instagram :

Thank you Time Out Chicago for posting this 21 Chicago-based tattoo artists you need to follow on Instagram blog on 8/16/2017 which includes 3 artists (Jennifer Trok, Julia Campione, & David Mendieta) from Speakeasy!

Click here for the full blog piece: https://www.timeout.com/chicago/blog/21-chicago-based-tattoo-artists-you-need-to-follow-on-instagram-081617

 

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Meet Patrick Cornolo of Speakeasy Custom Tattoo in Wicker Park

Voyage Chicago Interview with Patrick Cornolo 5/23/2017

Click link to read interview:

http://voyagechicago.com/interview/meet-patrick-cornolo-speakeasy-custom-tattoo-wicker-park/

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Patrick Cornolo & Solokill Time Lapse of Collaboration Tattoo Session #1 6/23/16

When Patrick Cornolo & Solokill were approached by long time collector and regular client Jackie to do a collaboration piece for her, they were a bit skeptical at first. But after thinking it over for a bit they decided to give it a try. Once they got the groove of things, the magic started to happen.  This is a time lapse video of the first session on Jackie’s serpent/octopus thigh piece that will be full color.  Jackie sat like champ! Couldn’t ask for a better client!

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Patrick Cornolo voted Best Tattoo Artist in the Best of Chicago 2015 Reader Poll

Congratulations to Patrick Cornolo!

Every Year the Chicago Reader does a Best of Poll, this year our own Patrick Cornolo was voted BEST TATTOO  ARTIST 2015  click the link below to see and to view all of the other winners as well.

http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/tattoo-artist/BestOf?oid=18030307#.VYtEojLMwWI.facebook

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Speakeasy for Charity: June 7th 12-6pm

We are exited to announce that we will be holding a charity event on Sunday June 7th from 12-6pm

Tattoos To End Breast Cancer

The whole shop will be doing Flash pages and tattooing small to medium flash designs all day on a first come first served basis (NO ADVANCED APPOINTMENTS) so get there early to get a spot. Watch us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  We will be posting sneak peeks of the flash designs as well as other information as it develops. Prices will vary on the designs but we are trying to keep them in the $100 to $300 range depending on size.

100% of the proceeds will go to the Avon Foundation who’s mission it is to eradicate Breast Cancer and Domestic & Gender Violence. http://www.avonfoundation.org/ Since the artists are giving up their pay for the day, we do encourage tipping for good service. #tattoostoendbreastcancer #speakeasyforcharity

If you can’t get tattooed, please stop by anyway, we will have live Entertainment from Amazing Mike and lots of food from local restaurants including: Fatso’s Last Stand, Penny’s Noodles, Bro Bagel, Starbucks, Big Star, Goddess & the Grocer, sweet treats from client/Chef Matt Stovey and more….

Hope to see you there!

Speakeasy Breast Cancer/Domestic Violence Charity Event June 7th 12-6pm

Speakeasy Breast Cancer/Domestic Violence Charity Event June 7th 12-6pm

 Some of the Flash that will be Available for this event (more to come):

After Party:

Please join us for an after Party at Dante’s Pizzeria 2825 N Milwaukee

After the Avon Walk and our Tattoo Event, Dante’s Pizzeria will be hosting an after party.  They will have $4 Specialty pizza slices and FREE beer from local breweries.  Thank you for supporting SPEAKEASY CUSTOM TATTOO and this amazing charity.

 

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Speakeasy Guest Artists: May-June 2015

Speakeasy Guest Artists: May-June

We have a few awesome Guest Artists coming up in the next month.  Check them out and book your appointments!

Linnea Pecsenye is already booked for her trip but she will be returning soon.

Speakeasy Guest Artists: May-June

Speakeasy Guest Artists: May-June

Ashley Wollaston- Guest May 30- June 1

Ashley Wollaston- Guest May 30- June 1

Linnea Pecsenye- Guest June 25-27

Linnea Pecsenye- Guest June 25-27 (booked for this trip)

Joel Anderson- Guest June 25-26

Joel Anderson- Guest June 25-26

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Price of tattoos: why cheap ain’t good!

This is is a really good read. It explains a lot about the cost of good tattoos & why they are so “expensive” & may require a wait list to get. It gives you insight in to the tattoo process that is hard for us to explain. This says it all perfectly.
We appreciate & love all of our clients and your patience in waiting for email replies & appointments etc. Quality tattoos are our concern so we promise it will be worth the wait. Click the link below for the full story. Thanks for reading.

http://tattooartistmagazineblog.com/…/price-of-tattoos-why…/

Price of Tattoos: Why cheap ain't good!

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The 10 Best Tattoo Artists in Chicago

 

Form.Ink  made a list of “The 10 Best Tattoo Artists in Chicago” and they included 3 Speakeasy Artists on that list!  Click here to view the whole list of great artists.  There are several other artists who should be on this list as well.  Chicago has so much talent, we’re going to need a longer list.  We feel honored to be included.

Top 10 Chicago Tattoo Artists

 

 

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Speakeasy Holiday Hours

Just like everyone else, our artists take some time off during the Holidays so schedules can be kind of wonky for the next month.  If in doubt, please confirm your appointments with your artist or if you are a walk-in, call the shop to make sure we are open and have people available before stopping by. 773.645.1703

The whole Speakeasy Crew wishes you all an AMAZING Holiday season full of good food, good friends, love and beautiful TATTOOS!

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