Laura Phoenix

In 2011, Laura enrolled at OCAD University in Toronto where she studied Fine Art. A few years later, she took an interest in tattooing and decided this was the career for her. Laura was committed to getting an apprenticeship somewhere she could learn and allow her artwork to grow and thrive. Her goal was to find a studio with artists whose skills are unmatched, and after following the work of Closed Casket Tattoos she found what she was looking for.

Laura began her journey here at Closed Casket Tattoos in May 2017. Now, after much practice, she is excelling in tattooing while specializing in black and grey realism, and looks forward to creating and learning every day.



Travis Greenough is a multiple award winning tattoo artist who specializes in dark black and grey tattoos. Travis' work has been in print and digital tattoo publications and he has traveled internationally honing his craft.



Derek has an affinity for dark, black and grey tattoos with lots of texture and detail. He has been tattooing for 8 years and enjoys tattooing dark imagery such as bio-organic, skulls, monsters as well as scenery landscapes, wildlife portraits, abstract, human faces, flowers, etc.



James has been tattooing professionally for 7 years in Durham region. He is one of Canada's up and coming artists and his professionalism and passion for art is clearly seen in the art he creates. James specializes in neo-traditional colour tattooing, script and lettering and also enjoys tattooing creative styles...


Amanda Paterson

After a long hunt for an apprenticeship, Amanda started her career in the summer of 2014 in Ottawa. Thirsty for more knowledge, in 2016 she moved back to her home town in Lindsay to save money and search for a tattoo shop that gave her new educational tips that would...


Brandon Smith

After traversing the job market for many years and never finding anything that truly reflected his skills he was guided into a return to art from which he neglected for 5 years. Brandon started relearning art until he became confident enough to start a tattoo apprenticeship and since then he...


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