WELCOME TO THE
TORONTO TATTOO SHOW
Welcome to NIX!
We are Canada’s longest-running and one of the largest international tattoo convention. Every year, hundreds of the world’s top Tattooists join thousands of fans and collectors in downtown Toronto for what is one of the world’s largest tattoo conventions. Be part of our 24th annual show!
A enormous thank you to all the artists and vendors that made Toronto Tattoo Show 2023 / NIX a roaring success!
We have world-renowned entertainment and we are always welcoming new artists, new seminars and more vendors than ever! We hope you join us for our best show yet.
2023 NIX POSTER BY SCOTTIE FORD FROM
PARLOUR TATTOO STUDIO IN CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA
Metro Toronto Convention Centre,
North Building, Hall C – Toronto, ON | Canada
The Toronto Tattoo Show / NIX sponsors:
Get Tattooed By Artists From All Over The World
The 23rd annual Northern Ink Xposure brings in hundreds of artists from all over the world.
The NIX convention doesn’t just allow you to walk around and check out the work of amazing artists from around the world. Since our show fully meets all health and safety standards, you can also get tattooed on the spot by any available artist.
Learn from the best
Seminar by Artist Andrea Afferni
This Unique Live Seminar will be a great opportunity to learn Color and black& grey Realism. For the first time you can follow and see closely the Legendary Andrea Afferni at work.
Everyone will practice mixing the various skin tones with colors and you can finally see him LIVE tattooing while he will teach you all the techniques he uses with his different shades of gray. Every instant with detailed explanations and secrets to reach an amazing Realism on Skin.
Andrea will be travelling from Milan to share his approach to tattooing.
This Live Seminar will be a great opportunity to expand your knowledge and learn some of the tips and techniques from one of Canada's leading artists.
Learn about the importance of exploring, studying and understanding the similarities and differences between the different styles of tattooing and working together to develop techniques and a better understanding of Tattooing as a whole.
Seminars For Piercers
Hosted by Piercer Patrick McCarthy
Patrick will be travelling from Columbus Ohio. He is the first elected president of the APP - Association of Professional Piercers -and has been piercing for over 32 years.
Some piercing seminars are free for Toronto Tattoo Show / NIX ticket holders. Classes offered:
Health And Safety: Cross contamination & Aseptic technique
Nobody’s perfect, a soft approach to piercing mistake
Gem Light Box Pro Light Box