Dano has just celebrated 40 years in the tattoo industry! He does every type of tattooing
imaginable: Traditional, Tribal, Portraits, Traditional Japanese, Fine Line Black & Grey, Old School, New School, Cover ups, you name it. He has also been doing professional body piercing for over
20 years. Dano also builds one of a kind custom tattoo machines and
footswitches that are for sale to professional tattoo artists only. He has
written and published 2 books (both in the Library of Congress) on the
subject of tattoo machines. He has
considerable experience in graphic design and has worked in the commercial
arts field for many years. Dano is also the curator of the Motor
City Tattoo Museum (on display at Bluz Tattooz), and is
dedicated to preserving the vast history of tattooing through the study of
rare tattooing artifacts. Dano was also very active in getting the state
of Michigan to pass the now enacted Department of Health Regulations
regarding Body Art Establishments. Dano is licensed by the Oakland County
Department of Health to practice body art in the state of Michigan. He is
also certified in Blood Borne Pathogens.
He is a member of the Detroit Blues Society, & plays guitar frequently with
a number of local blues bands, as well as his own band the Blues Conspiracy
Rockin Blues Review (upcoming
gigs). Rest assured that your tattooing or body piercing experience will be a safe and pleasurable one.
Dave has been tattooing 10 years. He specializes in
color and black and grey realism, but is comfortable working in any style.
Dave is Blood Borne Pathogen Certified, and licensed by the Oakland County
Lori completed an intensive apprenticeship at Bluz Tattooz under master piercer
& husband Dan Collins in 2006. She has been our fulltime piercer for 8 years now, and has a great
rapport with customers. Lori is Blood Borne Pathogens
Certified, and Licensed by the Oakland County Health Department.
Kalli does all the needed tasks to keep things
running smoothly at Bluz. She is our full time shop manager, counter girl,
sterilization tech, and secretary.