Austin Allen has been tattooing since 1994. He has worked at several high profile shops in his hometown of Spokane, Washington. In 2003, he moved to Portland where he worked across the river in Vancouver Washington at Painless Ric’s Tattoo. He moved later to Studio X.
He eventually was acquired by Living Art Tattoo in Gresham, Oregon where he worked for about a year. Then he had an opportunity to join two coworkers and opened Dead God’s Tattoo in Tigard, Oregon where he tattooed for over decade. Finally, in January of 2020, Austin moved to East Side Tattoo where feels thoroughly grateful to be part of such a rock solid team ands continues to serve his loyal clients.
Austin specializes in many styles of tattooing. Polynesian, realism, both color and black & grey, nature, flowers, and animals, Underwater themes are his favorites. Austin also likes to do geometric & stipple (dot work) designs and has been doing 3D tattoos like carved stone for years. He is also very adept at cover ups, as well and loves helping clients bring their tattoo ideas to life and building the relationships that result from the tattoo process.