Ivan Hess is a second generation tattooer, and has been practicing this art since 2009. He holds multiple degrees in art, most notably a BFA in Fine Art from Parsons School of Design. He also sits as an advisor to the Office of Professional Regulations, the regulating body concerning tattooing and body piercing in the state of Vermont. He has tattooed in NYC, Denver, and in various points in Europe and Scandinavia. He works best in traditional Americana, geometric dotwork, illustrative, and Japanese styles of tattooing.