Born in California, moved to TN in 1990.

Worked as a professional freelance illustrator & graphic designer for well over a decade before apprenticing to tattoo in October 2005 in Jackson, TN. James started tattooing full time 6 months later in early 2006 & has worked at The Tattoo Station since December 2009...

Budo Studio - Jackson, TN 2005 - 2009

Tattoo Station - Milan, TN 2009 -

Illustration & Design clients include: The Misfits, The Vandals, Static-X, Blitzkid, HorrorPops, Nekromantix, Mister Monster, The Cryptkeeper Five, The Undead, American Plague, Michale Graves, Dr Chud’s X-Ward and many more