Tattoos

Jeremy Barber on biker shops, tradition and tattoo education

When Jeremy Barber was a young kid growing up in Milwaukee, tattoo shops were illegal in the city. That didn't deter him from pursuing his passion for art and becoming a tattoo artist. He's been tattooing for almost 20 years and has been living in Denver for the past five years. He currently works at Thick as Thieves Tattoo. Westword caught up with Barber, who talked about the biker shops from his youth, sticking to tattoo tradition and the importance of tattoo education.

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