Central Texas Lowbrow Art & Tattoo Convention
Do not miss it! The 8th Annual Central Texas Lowbrow Art & Tattoo Convention is back again at the Harker Heights E Center the weekend of September 14th. Check out some amazing work in the video above if you need more convincing!
It's an all-ages weekend at Lowbrow Art & Tattoo Convention. You'll find the combination of good food (Galaxy B&B Harker Heights), cool local art, beer, and talented tattoo artists hard at work all 3 days.
Billy the Kid Entertainment and the Harker Heights E Center have seen this event grow larger every year. If you decide to go for some ink over the weekend, the convention is complete with massage therapists and barbers on site.
Bounce houses, face painting, magic, balloons, and temporary tattoos are ready for the kids. In fact, you should really check out the convention page to see the full list of activities.
Some of the Friday and Saturday contests include:
- Large Traditional tattoo of the day
- Small Traditional tattoo of the day
- Large Black and grey tattoo of the day
- Small Black and grey tattoo of the day
- Large Color tattoo of the day
- Small Color tattoo of the day
- Black and grey portrait
- Color portrait
- Best Abstract tattoo of the day
- Best Script of the day
- Weirdest tattoo of the day
- Best Tattoo of the day Friday
- Best Tattoo of the day Saturday
Sunday will feature the Killeenest Whip Car Show at 1 pm.
If you have ever had a tattoo you regret, there is even a contest for that. Their site reads, "To help all of those who have received a bad tattoo from their homeboy down the street, "who does it cheaper" or fell victim to the kitchen magician. You now have a category. Winner will receive a $100 tattoo credit."
You must be 18 to get a tattoo and 21 or older to drink. According to the events Facebook page the following artists are scheduled to attend the convention: Weldon Lewis, Keith Underwood, Alex Trufant, Jamie Mahood, Aubrey Trufant, Chad Clark, Raúl Wesche, Chris Arredondo, Aubrey Trufant, Cesar Falcon, Cliff Collard, Alejandro Castañon, Rafael Salinas, Blake Chambers Tattooer, Adan Hernandez and many more.