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Andre started his journey into the tattoo industry in 1992 in San Antonio Texas. Not being very stable at the time he bounced from one place to another, picking up what he could, when he could and credits not only the awesome old school artists he has had the chance to work along side, but his own determination to grow that brought him to the level of tattooing he is today. Largely self taught, Andre has had the pleasure of working in New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, Florida, Tennessee, Nevada, California, and Alabama. His travels have taken him across the country, coast to coast, more than once. He has always credited himself as being an artist, working with oils, acrylics, spray paint, signage, airbrushing and digital media. He furthered his artistic career in 2007 by attending The Phoenix Art Institute, Pittsburgh, majoring in Commercial Graphic Design. He specializes in full color cover ups. He sees no tattoo as impossible, only challenging. Father to a bunch of Band Geeks,,lol, Andre can be found usually drawing, inking it up, or cutting up with his kids when they come and see him.

Featured Guest Artists

Yes, We bring in Guest Artists

At Model City Ink, we strive to maintain ongoing and professional relationships with Artists from all over the Globe. We have opened our booths, and our doors to Guest Artist spots. Giving you the chance to meet new Artists, see new styles, and maybe even make a new friend... Check back with us to see who we have coming and when, Schedule early, or pop on in and say hello.

All of our Guest Artists are registered with the County Health Dept, Have current certifications, and are trained professionals who have, or are currently are in other shops. Travelling is a great way for an artist to expand their career and network of shops and friends. We love hosting these talented and ambitious people.

Guest Artists Welcome

If you would like to be a Guest Artist with us, feel free to contact our Shop Manager for details. All styles and personalities are welcome...

Now Seeking Talented Full Time Tattoo Artist

Full Time Talented Tattoo Artist Position

 If you're tired of the shop where artists work in the same room elbow to elbow and have been paying your shop its cut and getting no exposure or recognition, this is your opportunity to be more independent, earn more, and take your career to the next level.
Room to work; no cramming artists in the same area.
An inspirational and creative environment.
An updated and professional website, social media page and local exposure including recognized worldwide tattoo websites.
Exceptional location, very easy to spot, near one of the busiest locations in the area.
Complete flexibility and independence; you book your appointments and make your own hours.
Total control of designing/creating your own art work and pricing, no graphs or hiked up charges.
Alabama Health dept inspection and license are under the umbrella of the shop so you don't have to deal with it.

An EXPERIENCED artist wanting a chance for growth and recognition. Shop experience is a plus but not a deal breaker.
A CLEAN artist who respects the sanitary rules and works with care on each and every client.
A GOOD person, easy to get along, respectful, reliable and PROFESSIONAL with the clients.
To submit your work and experience come by in person to 401 Quintard Ave. Anniston Alabama 36201
We pride ourselves in developing long lasting relationships with our clients. Existing clientele is a plus but not a necessity.
Other Must Haves: Good attitude, team player, good sense of humor, punctuality, respect of others. Absolutely no princes/ses, no drama mama's/papa's.
The studio has a steady flow of both return customers and walk-ins. If you're a down to earth, focused professional who enjoys working in a non-conventional, open concept and upbeat atmosphere with a great bunch, we'd love to hear from you.
Thanks and good luck..... 

The Place

Model City Ink is a custom tattoo Establishment. There is no flash on our walls or in our files. Our crew is friendly and well versed in the tattoo industry. We push for excellence in not only our art but our atmosphere as well. We create a place where an Artist can grow and expand, not pump out the same old tired stuff every day.


Pay is based on Experience and Talent.