Despite the delay in posting this, we’re super thankful to have been apart of the NMRD Peace Awards this year as Partners. Read to find out what we did, how we feel about art in the community here in Louisville, and how DORK has been contributing.Read More
There’s nothing more important to the survival of a tattoo shop than a like-minded and passionate tattoo family. Read on to meet the crew!Read More
We want to share some of our favorite artists with you~ These people inspire us with their innovations and creativity. Here's a few words on why we follow them, followed by examples of their awesomness.Read More
Every shop is different, but there are some general similarities when it comes to tattooing. Maybe you'd like to be a tattoo artist, or are looking for a shop. Our shop has 1 booth open. Feel free to email us your work at: firstname.lastname@example.org or come by the shop at 423 West Chestnut Street 40202.Read More
The DIY phenomenon itself isn't new, its a reinvention. It's a lifestyle that takes years to craft, eventually incorporating it into every aspect of your life, Doing It Yourself is a rewarding adventure.
"It's a different way of thinking. People who make things with their own hands have to 'think outside the box'. When you really wonder why, you start to remember that this is what hands and brains were made for. "
Health. Experimenting. Meditation. Tattoos.
Considering the meaning. Exploring my own past, and old thesis; incorporating it into my present.Read More
Before Thanksgiving, we took a short trip to Memphis. It wasn’t our first time visiting since moving to Louisville, and it’s certainly not our last. We had two very packed days full of work, fun and bite-sized self reflections.Read More
DORK is accepting creative young individuals to begin their apprenticeship at DORK Tattoo Parlour. We’re killing your old life and molding you into a dork. Succumb to the forces of creativity.Read More
You might have visited our website, or overheard the name DORK somewhere, yet you really have no idea what DORK is, or what we do. It’s our lifestyle that makes DORK what it is, and we can’t be anything but honest to ourselves and those around us. So, here it goes...Read More
We’re contributing to non-violence in Louisville with small tattoos! We’ve made flash to compliment peace activism in the city (and across all cities). Get a tattoo for $50 and under at DORK Tattoo Parlour (423 W Chestnut St). Show everyone that you care and want to see the violence end.Read More
We had to do a blog post on how excited we are about this article—had to. We didn’t get to read the article until we were driving home from work at like 2AM, we still bounced around in the car with excitement while reading how perfect it was. High fives happened and were not held back.Read More
Share some A/C with us this month at DORK Tattoo Parlor's art show: Progress Is a Process. We're still accepting artwork! Bring us some work, or send us an email at Contact@dork.spaceRead More
We're looking for DORK tattoo artists, and accepting visual arts for an upcoming art show!Read More
Finally, here's the video for the pop-up show, VIRTUE, from January 20th. Thanks to those who came out, thanks to saint ian, dredzilla, reggie, ben, and bored lord, and thanks for watching the video!
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We entered! Well, not quite, we actually were going to, but we missed the deadline by about 5 hours. Oh well, we made a video anyway.
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Earlier this month, we (DORK) worked with local Portland committee, Picking Up Portland (PUP) in Louisville, KY. Mark collaborated with PUP on an art project for the community. He guided children from the Youth Program at the Neighborhood House, painting vegetables, fruits and a sign for the Louisville funded neighborhood garden. The paintings were hung on the fence outside of Shippingport Memorial Garden.
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We’re always doing art, we’re always trying to participate in positive ventures in the community and now we’re working on a very personal project that could potentially change how we do business.
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