This is where it all comes together. The Academy of Responsible Tattooing is the only place on earth that transforms aspiring tattoo artists, into true professionals, regardless of who you are or where you come from.
As long as you're willing to do the work, A.R.T. can guarantee that as long as you do not quit, you can begin your tattoo career as a working Tattoo Artist the day after you complete your apprenticeship.
The Tattoo Apprenticeship covers:
Machine maintenance and functionality
Hands on practice with machines
Artist Portfolio Building
Bloodborne Pathogen Certification
The History and the Legacy of Modern Day Tattooing
Preparation for New York Tattoo License (issued by the state) Exam
A working knowledge of all aspects of the tattoo industry
The execution of supervised tattoos on clients under professional supervision in a safe environment
Portfolio of executed tattoos
All graduates are certified as Professional Tattoo Craftsmen by the Academy of Responsible Tattooing, ensuring that they are ready to go as an artist in any shop, anywhere in the world, with the confidence and skill to apply beautiful tattoos at a sanitized, effective, responsible and professional standard worthy of A.R.T. Certification.
Guaranteed Placement upon graduation
Students enrolled in the Professional Craftsman Program are there for one reason = nothing is going to stop them from becoming Professional Tattoo Artists.
All are enrolled with the understanding that A.R.T.'s commitment is to graduate students who exceed the expectations of the global tattoo community. Like it or not, no apprentice graduates until they have achieved the skill level required for professional employment in the industry.