Alias: Jerry Martian, owner/Time Lord
Tattooing since: 2002
Tattoo powers: sci-fi, comic book themes, bright colors, Japanese, kawaii
Jerry Martian has been drawing since he was a child. He attended Marshall University where he majored in graphic design before moving to Portland, Oregon. In 2003 he began tattooing, until 2011 when he moved to Belize to open a tattoo studio and spearfish for a time. In 2013 he and his wife Joanne opened Martian Arts Tattoo Studio on Hawthorne Blvd in the heart of southeast Portland. Jerry loves to tattoo comic book and sci-fi designs as well as organic, natural designs in bright colors and bold lines. When not tattooing he loves cooking amazing food for his beautiful wife and traveling to Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, Belize and anywhere else the water is warm and the fish is fresh.