CHRIS – HORIGO
Australian born of Japanese heritage, Chris spent 10 years living in Japan before coming back to Sydney, his home town in 2009. Whilst he was there he found his Japanese other half and fell in love with the Japanese ways.
Chris started tattooing in Japan in 2006. He was always been fascinated with Japanese body arts (Irezumi) and dove into the deep end studying and learning as much as he could about Traditional Japanese arts. Chris is influenced by old Japanese paintings and woodblock prints (ukiyoe), Artist such as Kuniyoshi, Kyosai, Hokusai and also many of his friends in the art industry.
Chris started out sculpting and painting before he started tattooing and always loved art as a child. He spends most of his time drawing, polishing his drawing skills to assist in his creation of original designs. He is always looking for new things and ideas.
Chris is keen to consult and draw up any type of Japanese project big or small. He has a vast knowledge of Japanese mythology and symbology and can help guide you through your tattooing journey.
Licence No. 103528
HITOMI – HORIHII
Horihii has been tattooing since 2001. Horihii is a Japanese resident artist. She has lived in Sydney Australia since 2009.
Horihii carries a vast knowledge and understanding of Japanese Arts. Being brought up with traditional old fashion parents, She carries a deep understanding of Japanese culture and can explain to you about the Japanese ways in detail. As a kid always being influenced by the traditional Nichibu and studding the Traditional Japanese tea ceremony.
Her mother wore Kimono (traditional Japanese Clothing), Horihii absolutely loved the fine patterns and designs on these Kimono’s witch she incorporates into her designs.
Horihii is always drawing and sketching in her spare time. She loves all types of art, Inspired from many different artists and traditional Japanese woodblock prints (ukiyoe) and many different types of art forms from Japanese contemporary arts.
Horihii has a bright and friendly personality and is always happy to consult and take on any type or Japanese projects large or small.
Please feel free to contact her with your ideas.
Licence No. 103450
YASO HUYNH – YASO
I was born in Saigon, Vietnam and moved to Australia in 2007, working as a baker for over a decade I wanted to transition into a job where I could be more creative.
I moved back to Vietnam in 2017 and started my tattoo journey. I have a passion for Japanese tattoos and four years ago I returned back to Australia as a qualified tattoo artist, now a resident artist at Bunshinren Tattoo Studio, I want to keep expanding my skills in the Japanese tattooing style, including sleeves, hands and full body pieces.
When I’m not tattooing I love drawing and sketching new designs, exploring Japanese themes such as koi, tora, ru, oni and others while also keeping busy with my beautiful wife two kids ages 4 and 2.
Licence No. 104944
JACK – NUGS
Jack is a Sydney born local, he started tattooing in 2011 at the age of 18 in Sydney’s iconic Kings Cross. Jack travelled to Japan in 2014 where he was tattooed by tebori (the traditional japanese handpoked method).
This trip to japan sparked his fascination and love for Japanese art and Japanese tattooing.
Jack specialises in the Japanese style, enjoying both small one point pieces and large scale work. He also loves to tattoo American traditional style or single needle (fine-line tattooing). He has a vast knowledge of tattoo history and understands the importance of tradition when working in any style.
Licence No. 105391
Christian Parra is a professional tattoo artist and illustrator who is well-known and has outstanding unique tattoo style with a strong base in Illustrative, abstract and psychedelic Styles. With over 7 years of experience in the Tattoo Industry he is available for appointments.
Mattia was born in Italy close to the city of Milan. He has lived in Sydney since 2018 and started his tattoo journey in 2007.
Mattia has worked in many shops across Sydney with many artists of all styles. Apart from working in Sydney, Mattia has Experienced the tattoo industry internationally. He has attended tattoo expos in Germany and Italy and has worked in studios across Europe which has influenced his style. The artists he met in his international travels has helped him grow as an artist.
Mattia doesn’t have one style, but is influenced by realism. He specialises in watercolour and colour tattoos but also has a passion for black and grey.
He is influenced by the art of Dimitri Samohin, Thomas Carli Jarlier, Salvador Dali and Edward Munch, which is reflected in his tattoos as well as his art.