Jon is the owner and founder of Vessel Tattoo. Growing up with art in his blood, he has been drawing and painting since a small child, and started practicing tattooing while still in high school. Having been tattooing for over 17 years, he specializes in black and grey realism, and portraiture. Internationally recognized for his work, Jon has travelled with his shop to many different tattoo conventions spanning the globe, and has picked up multiple awards along the way. He is currently sponsored by Hustle Butter Deluxe.
Daniel Tickner is an award winning tattoo artist and one of the founding artists of Vessel Tattoo. He has been tattooing for over 8 years, specializing in American Traditional and illustrative color. He is also well versed in lettering, and illustrative black work. Dan is also a life long painter and illustrator. Having graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in illustration, he employ’s his craft to other forms of art as well including but not limited to, commissions, drafting, and design.
Cecily has been with Vessel for over 2 years, and is proving that she is a growing force in the local tattoo scene. After apprenticing for a year and a half, she is now tattooing full time and booking up fast. Also a graduate at Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in illustration, she employ’s her skills to other projects as well such as commissions, drafting, and design.