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rec.arts.bodyart: Tattoo FAQ 9/9--Bibliography
Section - TATTOO ORGANIZATIONS

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Alliance of Professional Tattooists
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APT, Inc. P.O. Box 1735 Glen Burnie, MD 21060. 410/768-1963
5 levels of membership:
 1. Patron: $20.00 Open to anyone who supports goals of A.P.T.
 2. Supporting: $50.00 A collector of tattoos or a member in an 
    academic research field.
 3. Associate/Non-Artist: $125.00 Closely allied with the tattoo 
    community (publishers, photographers, suppliers or managers, 
    office staff of tattoo studios. [Attending Preventing Disease 
    Transmission in Tattooing (PDTT) course recommended.]
 4. Associate/Artist: $125.00 Currently apprenticing with a 
    professional tattooist or self taught with a professional 
    sponsor. [Attending PDTT course required.]
 5. Professional: $150.00 Full time occupation as a tattooist 
    with three (3) years minimum experience in an established 
    location. Must provide trade and business references.

Self-supporting APT does not initiate legislation, nor does it accept
fees or grants from government agencies.


Empire State Tattoo Club of America (ESTCA)
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 PO Box 1374, Mt. Vernon, NY, NY, 10550. 914/664-9894, Fax 668-5200.
Founded: 1974, membership: 1000
International organization of tattoo artists and individuals with
tattoos. Works to increase public awareness of tattoo art. Sponsors
competitions and bestows awards. List of tattoo artists. Affiliated with
Professional Tattoo Artists Guild.


National Tattoo Association (NTA)
=================================

485 Business Park Ln., Allentown, PA 18109, 215/433-7261 Fax
433-7294
Officer: Florence Makofske, Sec.-Treas.
Founded: 1974, membership: 1000, budget: $46,000
AKA: National Tattoo Club of the World (changed 1984)
Tattoo artists and enthusiasts. Promotes tattooing as a viable
contemporary art form; seeks to upgrade standards and practices of
tattooing. Offers advice on selecting a tattoo artist and studio. Holds
seminars for tattoo artists to improve skills and learn better hygienic
practices. Sponsors competitions and bestows awards; maintains
charitable program for children; operates museum and biographical
archives. Lists of members and tattoo studios. 
Publications: National Tattoo Association--Newsletter, bimonthly. Price
included in membership dues. Circulation: 1000. Conventions: Annual
(with exhibits).


Professional Tattoo Artists Guild (PTAG)
========================================

27 Mt. Vernon Ave., PO Box 1374, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550. 914/668-2300 Fax
668-5200.
Officer: Joe Kaplan, Pres.
Membership: 2000
Professional tattoo artists.


Tattoo Club of America (TCA)
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c/o Spider Webb's Studio, Captains Cove Seaport, 1 Bastwick Ave.,
Bridgeport, CT 06605. PH: (203) 335-3992
Officer: Joe O'Sullivan, Sec.
Founded: 1970, membership: 45,000, budget: $25,000
Tattoo artists and individuals worldwide who have been tattooed. Seeks
to promote the art of tattooing and make it more acceptable to the
public. Bestows annual Mr. and Miss Tattoo awards; sponsors speakers'
bureau; maintains hall of fame. Maintains library and museum of antique
tattoo designs and memorabilia.
Publications: Newsletter, quarterly.
Conventions: Annual conference and symposium (with exhibits) - always
March, New York City.


User Contributions:

Yusuph
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Aug 16, 2012 @ 12:00 am
I real to know much the history of tattoo, from the begin. Please send for me the all details/summary or imformation of tattoo. You can find me also on facebook as Toto mbata chico. Thank u

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