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Tricia Allen

Tricia Allen, a renowned tattoo artist, has an extensive academic background in the traditions of Polynesian tattooing. She completed her Master's thesis at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa on the early practice of tattooing in the Marquesas islands. She later began her doctoral work in the islands, researching the revival of the arts in the Pacific. She has tattooed over 8,000 members of the Polynesian community. Both a practitioner and a historian, Allen's work to encourage the art of...See more