As a very young adult, Tiffany attended Montclair State University where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, concentrating her studies of fine art drawing.
It wasn't until her 21st birthday that Tiffany was introduced to the infinite world of tattooing. The adventure into this new art medium started for her when her father gave her a tattoo machine as a gift. She soon mastered this wondrous art form, winning accolades and critical acclaim along the way.
Tiffany continues to pursue her passion to create beautiful works of art on the greatest canvas possible: the human body. Her client appointment book continues to grow, including celebrities such as Snooki, Omarion, Maino, Shwayze and NFL players James Ihedigbo, Nate Burleson & Ray Lucas. Tiffany had also filmed for Season 1 of reality TV show BEST INK on the Oxygen Channel in March 2012, Black Ink Crew on VH1 and Season 1 and 2 of the hit show "How Far is Tattoo Far" on MTV
Born and raised in Paterson, NJ, 33 year old Tiffany Perez believes in no boundaries when it comes to the imagination and the endless possibilities of her 7th year being an owner of Ink Gallery.
Born and Raised in Elizabeth, NJ. Prior to tattooing Joe has worked retail and has ran and managed a professionally Wrestling company owned and developed by his brother and friend. Wrestling and sports have been a big influence in Joe’s life and has associated himself with pro athletes to design art work and images to market.
While that was great, he felt the need to get back to his true calling which was drawing and painting, from there he was introduced to a tattoo artist in East Brunswick who would take the time to apprentice and teach him about tattooing. While apprenticing, Joe had learned the ins and outs of the industry and the respect, shortly after completion of his apprenticeship he decided to find a more advanced shop . Joe worked at another shop in Hillside. At this shop he learned from a good artist named Troy Kipp .
Joe has been tattooing for 4 years now and will continue to learn and excel. His style at times seems to be a bit dark, but anything realistic is something he takes interest to. He doesn’t like to limit his name by saying that he has a particular style. He is up for anything and making the client happy is what’s important. Joe’s down time involves drawing and being involved in sports whether its football, boxing, etc. and always thinking about Tattooing.
Tattoo artist Nicholas Gallone was born August of 1992 and raised in Paterson, New Jersey. Growing up in the 90s, he was raised by comics, TV, and video games. He Fell in love with the art. At a young age, he was determined to be the next big cartoonist, become the next person to create a legendary character or a whole new world. That was until he stepped into a tattoo shop. Looking at the walls and hearing all the machines, he saw a whole new style of art and wanted in.
In 2015 after years of searching, Nick was given the opportunity to apprentice at Ink Gallery in Woodland park, NJ, while studying new school and neo-traditional art of tattooing.
With hard work and dedication to the shop, Nick completed his apprenticeship in June of 2017. Now a full time tattoo artist at Ink Gallery and continuing to learn and grow as a versatile artist.
Stephanie Jimenez (b. 1984) was born in Manhattan and raised in Paterson, NJ. Growing up in the 80’ and 90’s surrounded by music, art and fashion is what captivated her fascination to the art world. As a child, Stephanie spent most of her time practicing calligraphy and drawing in her parents restaurant. For high school, she attended Passaic County Technical Institute majoring in Advertising Art and Design. She was one of the top artists in her graduating class, winning two gold medals back to back for the school.
Throughout the years she dabbled as a freelance artist while mastering different mediums of art. In 2008 she was introduced to a local tattoo artist who took her under his wing and helped mold the artist she is today.
A proud mom of two teenagers she is finally ready to pursue her dream as a hyper-realistic tattoo artist. Stephanie strives not merely to just capture an image, but rather breathe a vital life force into it while evoking a deep sense of emotion. Her ultimate goal is to make the world a more beautiful place one tattoo at a time.