Tattooist Returns To West Coast

Published date08 March 2023
Publication titleWest Coast Messenger, The
Born and raised in Kokatahi, he moved to Nelson for 16 years before deciding to return home with his young family to pursue a more relaxed and affordable lifestyle

His journey to be a tattoo artist began five years ago when he started studying art.

Mr Wallace focuses on high quality service and hygiene standards and has the latest technology to make the tattooing experience faster, safer, and of higher quality.

Development West Coast business mentor Zane Smith of Vation Ltd has been helping Wallace at the start of his entrepreneurial journey, with support from the Ministry of Social Development flexi-wage selfemployment scheme.

"(Mr Wallace) chases the information he desires, eats it up then applies the new knowledge immediately," Mr Smith said.

"This has allowed him to create a high calibre operation from the process of his design work to the tattooing itself."

Mr Wallace had a custom...

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