Eli's Open Road

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  • INTERVIEWED BY:

    Aussie Girls

  • INTERVIEW LOCATION:

    Brooklyn, NY

  • AIRED ON:

    Public Television: Season 6

  • ON DVD:

ELI QUINTERS

Tattoo Artist
Tattoos For the Unloved

“There's nothing that's permanent, I've realized that.”

INTERESTS:

Art

THEMES DISCUSSED:

Experience Planning

FOUNDATION:

Being Creative

TAGS:

art school, change, permanence, planning, tattoos, travel

BIOGRAPHY:

  • During his sophomore year of art school, a friend taught him how to do tattoos.
  • By the time he was a junior, he was tattooing professionally.
  • Says “just as soon as you think you’ve got it figured out, something happens and it totally changes everything.”
  • Thinks it’s important to leave your hometown to figure out who you really are.
  • Says, “so many of your decisions are based on your environment...so as soon as that changes, you can’t help but change too.”

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