Gary van de Wouw aka Gary Loco is a licensed & BBP certified tattoo artist with over 25 years of experience. Born in Canada to Dutch immigrants, Gary was raised in the Netherlands and has lived in Germany, Canada and the United States. Gary is also a veteran of the Dutch Army. He started tattooing in 1995 while still a vocalist of the legendary crossover hardcore band "Brotherhood Foundation". After moving back to North America, he spent time in Canada before moving to Montana in the U.S. in 2011. In 2015, he settled in western Washington where he met and worked alongside Neil at Echo Tattoo in Shoreline. Gary has worked at Sunken Ship, Enemy Tattoo and Anvil Tattoo and has previously owned his own shops in Holland, Canada and Montana. He is proficient in many styles but enjoys doing traditional, black and grey , illustrative and bold color work. Gary is a proud dad of two very cool sons and is the official guinea pig sitter of "Leia" and "Knibbles". In his spare time, he is a collector of guitars and enjoys listening to Punk, Metal, Hard Core , Oi!, Reggae, Ska and Northern Soul.
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