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Name: Christopher J. Kutruff
Nickname: Kuttie pronounced ( cut~tea) or like kid cudi but with “T”
Favorite Tattoo Artist’s: Everyone it’s so cool to see all the different styles from you classic Traditional, Neo-Traditional, New School, Trash Polka, realism and etc. but I do appreciate god father’s of tattooing like Norman Keith Collins aka Sailor Jerry, Paul Tinman, Ed Hardy, Mark Mahoney, Paul Rogers, Jack Rudy, and Lyle Tuttle.
Favorite tattoo style: Neo-Traditional And new school
Favorite tattoo machine: Kwadron Proton MX Pen
Favorite cartridge brand: Kwadron is the best!
Favorite ink brand: World Famous and Fusion
Favorite power supply brand: Critical Atom is fun!
High School: Pennsylvania: Dauphin County Technical High School (DCTS)
Class of 2008
Tattoo apprenticeship: 2008/2009 at Jack Hammer Tattoos near Paxton Street Harrisburg Pennsylvania by the East Mall.
Tattoo Start (physically started tattooing) around 2011/2012
I left Jack Hammer Tattoos around 2010/2011 and went to finish my apprenticeship at Converge Ink in Livermore California until 2012/2013.
Took a break from tattooing from 2014-2016 (personal reasons)
2017 I started at Good Vibrations Ink in Pottsville Pennsylvania (shop manager for 2018-2020)
Work at Good Vibrations Ink from 2017-2020
Started at 717 Tattoo in Mechanicsburg on Carlisle Pike on June 2020
I’ve guest spot at shop’s all around Pennsylvania and Competed in Tattoo Conventions all around the east Coast.
What I’m not doing when I’m not tattooing: Skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, hiking, sea fishing, yaking, or raising hell in Mt. Dale on mini bikes or around Harrisburg
Favorite music: considered the source, dr. Sloth claw, Appalachian Gypsy tribe, twiddle, pigeons playing ping pong, gd, Phil and friends, string cheese, sublime, stickfig., Medusa disco, people’s blues of Richmond, people under the stairs, lords of the underground, the Pharcyde, mf doom, wu, A Tribe Called Quest, Led Zeppelin, the doors, Pink Floyd, the stones, James brown, Johnny cash, Merle haggard, the smiths, the specials, yellow man, eek a mouse, fathead, sister Nancy, bob marley, Black Sabbath, Slayer, Misfits, TheClash, Anti-Flag, Black Flag stuff like that
Born and raised in Harrisburg Pennsylvania
Family is everything
Friends are forever
Now go live it!!!
Chris works Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat and Sun at our Mechanicsburg shop.
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