History & Happenings, the Great Lakes Tattoo Blog. Sharing news, events and fascinating tidbits on Chicago Tattoo History.
Looking Back & Ahead
2017 was the year of the Chicagorilla. Originally painted by Ralph Johnstone and hanging on our walls, this iconic image has become synonymous with Great Lakes Tattoo. From everyone's favorite sweatshirt to tattoos galore, we have all been having a lot of fun with our new mascot. read more about our year in review here.