Convention Line-Up: Raleigh Tattoo Convention 2023

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Monica will be tattooing at the Villian Arts Raleigh, North Carolina Tattoo Convention: July 7- 9, 2023

Monica will be attending the Raleigh, North Carolina Convention between July 7 to July 9, 2023.  It can be a lot of fun to get tattooed at a convention.  If you are interested in being a canvas for one of the competition entries please reach out to us by e-mail.

Conventions are a way for our artists to flex their skills, we will be focusing on specific types of tattoos at the convention, with the goal of competing in mind.  Please be willing to stay the entire day and enter into the tattoo competition at the end of the day.

If you are not comfortable competing, we have plenty of regular time slots available at the shop on other days. Thank You for understanding.

 If you would like to be tattooed at a convention, please keep these notes in mind:

  • There is an entry fee 
  • Bring a snack and water
  • Have a goods night rest, and have a full meal before coming.
  • We will have flash catered to the competitions we wish to enter
  • If you would like to schedule with a specific competition in mind, please e-mail the shop to get a consult started.

Monica will be focusing on the following competitions:


Best Traditional

Small Color ( male or female )

Medium Color ( male or female )


Small Color ( male or female )

Medium Color ( male or female )

Chest Piece ( If you are interested in this, please reach out to me!  Traditional, Japanese or Neo! I would like to start this no later than Saturday morning.)

Original Flash

If you are curious what other competitions we may be able to enter, please see the full list on the Villian Arts Website:


July 7 – July 9, 2023

Show Times:

Friday 2 PM – 11 PM
Saturday 11 AM – 11 PM
Sunday 11 AM – 8 PM


Raleigh Tattoo Arts Convention

Raleigh fairgrounds exposition center

4825 Trinity Rd

Raleigh NC 27607

Convention Entry Cost:

$25 Day / $50 3-Day Pass

Admission is free for children under 12

Competition Entry:

$10.00 Per Entry.

Best of Day and Best of Show Categories MUST be done at the convention, otherwise, you are welcome to enter any of your tattoos into the categories.

If you get tattooed by us at the convention, we will pay for your competition entries.

Judging begins at 5pm each day.

For more info on the Raleigh Tattoo Convention  happening in July 2023, click here.

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