Stephanie Tamez

Stephanie Tamez is originally from San Antonio, Texas. She learned to tattoo in San Francisco, working out of a private studio as well as with Bill and Junii Salmon at Diamond Club. She has been based in NYC since 2001, working at New York Adorned for nine years before coming over to Saved Tattoo. She began teaching a course on tattoo design at SVA for three years starting in 2012, the same year that she became co-owner of Saved. 

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2015  "Body Embellishment" Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, NC

2014  "Body Electric" Ricco Maresca Gallery, NY, NY

2014  "We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live" De Buck Gallery, NY, NY

2013   “The Sky Remains The Same”  Julie Tolentino’s Performance Archiving Performance for New Museum NY, NY

2010   “Metanoia”  PJS Exhibitions, Chelsea, NY

2010   “Tattoo Show”   Campbell Soady Gallery, NY, NY

2008   “Uncharted Waters”  White Box Gallery, Chelsea, NY

2006   “Draw”  Fuse Gallery, NY, NY


Selected Bibliography

2013     Bodies of Subversion, Book by Margot Mifflin

2011     Tattoo World, Book by Marisa Kakoulas and Michael Kaplan, Abrams

2011     Tatt Book, Visionaries Of Tattoo by Jospeh Ari Aloi, Rizzoli

2010     Body Type 2: More Typographical Tattoos, by Ina Saltz, Abrams

2008     Inked Magazine, article

2007     New York Magazine, featureSTEP Inside Design, feature

2006     Body Type: Intimate Messages Etched in Flesh, by Ina Saltz, Abrams

2004     Juxtapoz Magazine, Tattoo Issue

2001     New York Magazine, article HOMME ARENA, Spring issue“Outsiders Are In”