Olbia Tattoo Show - Artist Special Guest
Toshio Shimada studio:
Shimada Tattoo Studio
Giapponese - Orientale
About Toshio Shimada
Toshio Shimada is a tattoo artist and currently serves his clients at a studio named Shimada Tattoo located in the Liberdade neighborhood, in São Paulo (SP).
Shimada was born in Brazil and for many years he lived in Japan. Coming from a Japanese family, he started working as tattoo artist with his father in 1985. In 1994, he opened his first studio in Japan, Tokyo, which It is still open to the public.
His main tattoo style is the oriental (Wabori). He also works with Tebori, a technique where bamboo sticks are used (usually selected and cut by the tattoo artist by himself) with needles to pigment the skin.
Shimada has been in the tattoo industry for over 30 years and he has been invited by tattoo studios and conventions in several cities such as Rome, Lisbon, Valencia, Barcelona, Ibiza, Madrid, New York, Miami, London, Bangkok, Leeds and Los Angeles .
His technique and service were originated from the Japanese culture, prioritizing excellence in all his works.