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United Ink Tattoo and Body Arts Expo

Roman Abrego is a tattooist from Hollywood and

Roman Abrego is a tattooist from Hollywood and Yucaipa, California, and one of the headliners at the United Ink Tattoo Expo held at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, running from July 27-29, 2012. Here, a tattoo of Harrison Ford. (2011) Photo Credit: Roman Abrego

Got ink? United Ink Tattoo Expo offers the chance to be tattooed by some of the top artists and mingle with tattoo aficionados as they converge on Nassau Coliseum. The three-day expo celebrates the art form with live tattooing and piercing, seminars, performances and even a beauty pageant.

Tattoo artist Irish Jay Mohl gives a tattoo.
Photo Credit: Mark Perez

Tattoo artist Irish Jay Mohl gives a tattoo. He'll be appearing at United Ink Tattoo Expo at Nassau Coliseum in Hempstead, July 27-29, 2012.

A potential customer looks through sample tattoo designs
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

A potential customer looks through sample tattoo designs at Tattoo Lou's in Selden. The popular tattoo studio will be hosting "United Ink Tattoo and Body Arts Expo" at the Nassau Coliseum July 27-29, 2012. (July 7, 2012)

Tattoo artist Alecia Rey, left, looks at potential
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Tattoo artist Alecia Rey, left, looks at potential designs for a tattoo with a customer on his smart phone at Tattoo Lou's in Selden. The popular tattoo studio will be hosting "United Ink Tattoo and Body Arts Expo" at the Nassau Coliseum July 27-29, 2012. (July 7, 2012)

Tattoo artist Alecia Rey (second from left) goes
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Tattoo artist Alecia Rey (second from left) goes over the necessary paperwork with a customer before getting to work at Tattoo Lou's in Selden. The popular tattoo studio will be hosting "United Ink Tattoo and Body Arts Expo" at the Nassau Coliseum July 27-29, 2012. (July 7, 2012)

Nautical themed artwork is seen on the wall
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Nautical themed artwork is seen on the wall inside of Tattoo Lou's in Selden. The popular tattoo studio will be hosting "United Ink Tattoo and Body Arts Expo" at the Nassau Coliseum July 27-29, 2012. (July 7, 2012)

A flower design by tattoo artist Alecia Rey
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

A flower design by tattoo artist Alecia Rey at Tattoo Lou's in Selden. The popular tattoo studio will be hosting "United Ink Tattoo and Body Arts Expo" at the Nassau Coliseum July 27-29, 2012. (July 7, 2012)

Myke Chambers is a tattooist from Philadelphia and
Photo Credit: Myke Chambers

Myke Chambers is a tattooist from Philadelphia and one of the headliners at the United Ink Tattoo Expo at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, from July 27-29, 2012. (2012)

Myke Chambers is a tattooist from Philadelphia and
Photo Credit: Myke Chambers

Myke Chambers is a tattooist from Philadelphia and one of the headliners at the United Ink Tattoo Expo at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, from July 27-29, 2012. Here, an Indian girl tattoo on a leg by Chambers. (2012)

Myke Chambers is a tattooist from Philadelphia and
Photo Credit: Myke Chambers

Myke Chambers is a tattooist from Philadelphia and one of the headliners at the United Ink Tattoo Expo at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, from July 27-29, 2012. Here, an owl sleeve tattoo by Chambers. (2012)

Roman Abrego is a tattooist from Hollywood and
Photo Credit: Roman Abrego

Roman Abrego is a tattooist from Hollywood and Yucaipa, California, and one of the headliners at the United Ink Tattoo Expo held at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, running from July 27-29, 2012. (2011)

Roman Abrego is a tattooist from Hollywood and
Photo Credit: Roman Abrego

Roman Abrego is a tattooist from Hollywood and Yucaipa, California, and one of the headliners at the United Ink Tattoo Expo held at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, running from July 27-29, 2012. Here, a tattoo of Spike Lee. (2011)

Roman Abrego is a tattooist from Hollywood and
Photo Credit: Roman Abrego

Roman Abrego is a tattooist from Hollywood and Yucaipa, California, and one of the headliners at the United Ink Tattoo Expo held at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, running from July 27-29, 2012. Here, a tattoo of Harrison Ford. (2011)

Liz Cook, a tattooist with Rebel Muse studios
Photo Credit: Liz Cook

Liz Cook, a tattooist with Rebel Muse studios in Dallas TX, is one of the few prominent female tattooists in the country, and is one of the headliners at the United Ink Tattoo Expo held at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, running from July 27-29, 2012. (July 2012)

Liz Cook, a tattooist with Rebel Muse studios
Photo Credit: Liz Cook

Liz Cook, a tattooist with Rebel Muse studios in Dallas TX, is one of the few prominent female tattooists in the country, and is one of the headliners at the United Ink Tattoo Expo held at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, running from July 27-29, 2012. Here, a tattoo of Newsies Cat.

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