Deep Ink: Tattoo Legend Lyle Tuttle

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When and Where:
Saturday, November 5, 2011 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
at Indianapolis Museum of Art

The Toby, 4000 N. Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46208

Special Venue Instructions: Parking $5 (free for IMA members). Limited free parking in outlying lots.
Lyle Tuttle
Dave Sloan, Lyle Tuttle

$8 public / $5 IMA & Eiteljorg members and students
OPTIONAL: Bring new children's athletic shoes (sizes 10-4) and help Spirit & Place support Samaritan's Feet.

Event Description:

Iconic tattoo artist and historian Lyle Tuttle, who has tattooed celebrities such as Janis Joplin and received tattoos on six continents, will converse on stage about the fascinating questions, stories, and cultural traditions surrounding this universal body art.

Join us for an illustrated interview with Lyle Tuttle by local tattoo artist Dave Sloan as they discuss the connection between spirituality and tattooing, what makes a tattoo great, and Tuttle’s own “body suit.” Special guest Junii Salmon, a San Francisco tattoo artist, will also discuss the Japanese wood block inking tradition. Before and after the program, select local tattoo artists display their “canvases.” Program will be ASL interpreted.

Presented by Indianapolis Museum of ArtEiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, and Naptown Roller Girls. Questions? Call 317-923-1331 or email

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