Good Luck Kevin Soto!

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Ladies and gentlemen, we are sad to announce that Kevin Soto from our Deptford shop will be leaving 12 oz. Studios after Thursday, August 10th.  Kevin will be joining the ranks of a brand new shop in Philadelphia, PA called Ahava Tattoo Studio.  Kevin brought a vibrancy and new approach to black and grey realism tattoos that most certainly pushed and improved the skills of our other artists.  We are going to miss the sports debates and good-natured ribbing that Kevin brought to the shop.  Kevin, we wish you nothing but the best of luck and are excited for you as you take your next step in your journey of tattooing!

After August 10th Kevin Soto will be at:

Ahava Tattoo Studio

2463 Grant Ave.

Philadelphia, PA 19116

267-686-8988

kevinxsoto@gmail.com

Alex and Meg at Pagoda City 2017.

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It’s that time of year again! Both Alex Feliciano and Meghan Patrick will once again be tattooing at the annual Pagoda City Tattoo Fest​ August 4th, 5th, and 6th at the Crowne Plaza in Wyomissing, PA. If you’d like to get tattooed by either of them at the convention email 12ozstudios@gmail.com with your design idea and your contact information. We hope to see you there!

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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From all of us at 12 oz. Studios, we’d like to send a HUGE thank you out to all who attended our 12th year anniversary art show, “12 Years of 12 oz Studios”. We hope you had just as much fun hanging out and seeing brilliant works of art as we did creating them. It was great to take a trip down memory lane and see pieces from former 12 oz.’ers that we were fortunate enough to work with and see all of the old banners and signs Alex had created back when the shop first opened.
It goes without saying, but our amazing group of clients is the reason for our continued success as well as inspiration to create incredible tattoos and beautiful pieces of art. For those who were unable to attend you are in luck! All of the artwork displayed at the opening reception will remain up at our Brooklawn shop so feel free to stop by, we’d love to see you! Thanks again everyone, and we can’t wait to put on another show!
You can click here to view the work from our artists.

12 Years of 12 oz. Studios Art Show!

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Come join us as we celebrate “12 Years of 12 oz. Studios” with a kick-ass art show featuring works from our incredibly talented artists.  Festivities get underway on Sunday June 25th from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm at our Brooklawn shop (300 Crescent Blvd. Brooklawn, NJ 08030).  You can follow along with up-to-date information by checking out our Facebook event page here.  This momentous occasion would not be possible without the support, love, and friendship from our incredible clients.  We hope to see you there!

The week that things happen 

Two years ago I said goodbye to a shop I spent like 13 years in. 2 and 1/2 working for someone, then acquiring it and beginning 12 oz Studios. I spent 10 years in this building as 12 oz studios. Building a name for myself and creating a brand that can be trusted. It is surreal to know this is where I really grew up. In a tattoo shop. So many memories. So many struggles. From temporarily living in the shop, in order to make my dreams happen.  To making the best friends a person can have. This is the day I removed our logo from the building I was renting. To installing it into the building that we own. Sometime the universe knows what it’s doing. This week I also celebrate my 20th year tattooing, the 2nd year in our new building and last January the 12th year of 12 oz studios. We will celebrate, stay tuned. Thank you past and my present artist. You are the sh!£!!!!!!! You, our customers, you are our reasons why we get to do what we do. We ❤️❤️❤️❤️you!!!!

Alex Feliciano Featured at CITICIEN Art Exhibition March 2nd – March 5th.

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We are extremely proud to announce that our founder Alex Feliciano will be a part of CITICIEN: 100 Puerto Rican Artists, 100 Years of the Jones-Shafroth Act art exhibition this weekend in New York City.  Signed in 1917 by President Wilson, The Jones-Shafroth Act granted U.S. citizenship to anyone born in Puerto Rico on or after April 25, 1898, becoming a complex and significant turning point for the people of Puerto Rico.  Following strict visual guidelines of size and a black-and-white only palette, the exhibit’s theme is one of visual consistency and commitment, acting as a metaphor of the unified voice and solidarity of Puerto Ricans during this critical political time.

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Alex’s painting for CITICIEN: A Day’s Wage

The exhibit was created by Defend Puerto Rico, a multimedia project designed to document and celebrate Puerto Rican creativity, resilience, and resistance.  Defend PR seeks to deepen connections between Puerto Ricans on the island and throughout the diaspora, in the hopes of nurturing greater solidarity, collaboration, and kinship.

The CITICIEN opening reception is today, Thursday March 2nd, from 6pm to 10pm at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center in New York City.  If you are in the NYC area take some time to check out amazing work from 100 different artists.  The CITICIEN exhibit runs from March 2nd to March 5th.