Joe Wang

Beginnings of A Tattoo Career

Joe began his professional tattooing career in 2005. He branched out on his own with the opening of 8 Volts Tattoo Studio in 2007.

Joe enjoys rendering tattoos with a dynamic and strong approach. To keep constantly abreast of the tattooing technique and in seeking of progress of his skills, Joe travels extensively around the world. Having worked at tattoo conventions and as guest artist in various studios. His journeys have benefitted him much to live and learn as a tattooer. Generally speaking, he loves exchanging pointers with fellow artists during his travel days.

Building a Name in the Tattoo Industry

Not only as a tattoo artist himself, Joe is also a reputable mentor with several outstanding mentees under his wing. In a long run, Joe aims not only to have himself but 8 Volts Tattoo Studio to be continually evolving as a whole, evidently creating a positive atmosphere for artists and clients alike.

Other Collaborations Works

Joe has worked with international luxury brand, Montblanc on tattoo and styling customization on the brand’s leather goods. Besides well-versed with tattooing on leather products, Joe had also worked for one of the award winning restaurant and bar, Tippling Club for it’s past events.

Awards

2011 - Mainz Tattoo Convention, Germany (Best of Day, 2nd Place)
2011 - Mainz Tattoo Convention, Germany (Best of Show Male, 3rd Place)
2012 - Trondheim Tattoo Convention, Norway (Best of Sunday)
2013 - Nordic Ink Festival, Denmark (Best Tattoo of the Day, Sunday)
2014 - Trondheim Tattoo and Bodyart Convention, Norway (Best Saturday)
2014 - Trondheim Tattoo and Bodyart Convention, Norway (Best Color)
2015 - Trondheim Tattoo and Bodyart Convention, Norway (Best Old School)
2015 - Trondheim Tattoo and Bodyart Convention, Norway (Best Color, 2nd Place)
2016 - Trondheim Tattoo and Bodyart Convention, Norway (Best Japanese Tattoo)