Tattoo Art Revival

  • Star of Texas postcard front
  • convention floor
  • Back Pieces by Tilt
  • model
  • Inkmaster Shane O'Neill
  • Brass Ovaries
  • convention floor
  • Pin-up bellydance
  • Coralyn
  • Jigglewatts Burlesque
  • model
  • Pretty Things
  • trophies
  • art gallery
  • Gomineko
  • Suzy Homewrecker
  • artist
  • Freakshow
  • convention floor
  • Ruby Rockit
  • convention floor
  • Kids Zone
  • Kids
  • model
  • Jigglewatts Burlesque
  • model
  • Pin-up bellydance
  • convention floor
  • hot rod
  • Pretty Things
  • Inkmaster Shane O'Neill
  • model
  • art gallery
  • Kids cutout

Hot News!

1/23/14
ARTISTS: Passes and booth info can be picked up from 4-8 Thursday night at Embassy Suites 300 S. Congress, or Friday at the Austin Convention Center between 12-2, during artist set-up. Show opens to the public at 2:00. We are in Hall 1 with direct access from 500 Cesar Chavez. There is a circle out front (on Cesar Chavez) for drop-off, then an open lot one block east, the Convention Center parking garage, or random street parking.
For those staying at Embassy Suites, their shuttle will be bringing people back and forth all weekend.

1/22/14
Discounted advance tickets are on sale until noon tomorrow (Thursday)! Beginning Friday, tickets will be available at the door.

1/21/14
As always, we've got some fine entertainment for you in 2014–Michelle Manx's Pin-Up Bellydance, Jigglewatts Burlesque and Ruby Rockit will be returning, along with the Pretty Things Peep Show and the Brass Ovaries!

1/19/14
Internationally published alternative model Suzy Homewrecker will return as our Star of Texas Trophy Grrrrrl!

1/16/14
We're proud to present the world debut of "100 Back Pieces by Tilt" in this year's gallery!

1/12/14
Make sure to check out the Pretty Things Peep Show, all the way from New York!

1/9/14
Don't forget to check out the exhibitors list and remember, many artists book advance appointments.

1/3/14
Discounted advance tickets are on sale now!

12/9/13
Online hotel booking is now available!

12/2/13
This will be the biggest and best Star of Texas yet with more artists, more displays, a bigger gallery and some amazing special guests–stay tuned for details!

11/20/13
Gearing up for the 2014 Star of Texas Tattoo Art Revival, January 24th through the 26th! Web updates are coming soon; the webmaster's working away feverishly.

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Buy tickets online! All ages! 12 and under free with adult. Open to the public. ATM on premises (bring cash to avoid fees).

BUY YOUR WEEKEND PASS NOW!!! The Weekend Pass is the best value and the best way to enjoy the whole festival. Advance registration includes admission to the show all three days and special events–including the big Opening Party, additional parties and admission/drink specials at world-famous Austin nightclubs.

Sunday, January 19th–Local Tattoo Artist Party at Mindzai Creative, 2001 S Lamar. Come join us to kick off Austin Tattoo Week!

Monday, January 20th–Local Artist Show at Mindzai Creative, 2001 S Lamar.

Thursday, January 23rd–Early Weekend pass pick-up from 4 to 8 pm at Embassy Suites, 300 S. Congress. The Opening Party at the Jackalope!

Friday, January 24th


  • Orlando Rodriguez Seminar–"Extending the Creative Life with Good Health" 1 to 3 pm.
  • Austin Convention Center floor is open 2 to 10 pm. Art gallery and all vendors and artists will be open.
  • The Pretty Things Peep Show begins at 7:30 pm.
  • Michelle Manx's Pin-up Bellydance at 8:00 pm.
  • Ruby Rockit at 8:15 pm.
  • Brass Ovaries at 8:30 pm.
  • Tattoo of the Day contest at 9:30 pm.
  • After-party at Triple Crown Tattoo from 10 pm to 12:30 am.
  • More after-party at Infest Austin with Legendary Skies, Bright Like the Sun, Vorcha and more.

Saturday, January 25th


  • Seminar on Japanese Monsters and Mythical Creatures from 9 am to noon.
  • Austin Convention Center floor is open noon to 10 pm.
  • Michelle Manx's Pin-up Bellydance at 1:45 pm.
  • Brass Ovaries at 2:00 pm.
  • Seminar on Japanese iconography from 2 to 5 pm.
  • Tattoo contests begin at 2:15 pm.
  • Ruby Rockit at 6:30 pm.
  • Michelle Manx's Pin-up Bellydance at 6:45 pm.
  • Pretty Things Peep Show at 7:00 pm.
  • Jigglewatts Burlesque at 7:30 pm.
  • Brass Ovaries at 7:45 pm.
  • Tattoo of the Day contest at 9:30 pm.
  • After-party at Infest Austin with Electric Frankenstein, Swinging Dicks, Bulemics and Thunderosa ATX.

Sunday, January 26th


  • Austin Convention Center floor is open noon to 7 pm.
  • Orlando Rodriguez Seminar–"Extending the Creative Life with Good Health" 1 to 3 pm.
  • Tattoo contests begin at 2 pm.
  • Michelle Manx's Pin-up Bellydance at 4 pm.
  • Brass Ovaries at 4:15 pm.
  • Pretty Things Peep Show at 4:30 pm.
  • Ruby Rockit at 5 pm.
  • Jigglewatts Burlesque at 5:15 pm.
  • Tattoo of the Day contest at 6 pm.
  • Closing Party at Banger's Sausage House and Beer Garden.


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