I Specialize in Traditional Japanese

Horimono style Tattooing. Catering to a

more serious collector.

Focusing on a bold and classic aesthetic.


Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.
Immigrated to New York City in 1985.

Professionally tattooing since 1997.
Owner of North Star Tattoo in the
 Lower East Side of New York City. 
from 2008-2015. 

Authored  Japanese Style Tattoo Art,
Revisiting Traditional Themes
By Schiffer publishing in 2011.

You can purchase my book clicking the link below. If you would like a signed copy just send me a request on the contact page.