A native of Northwest Indiana, Emilio Saylor is an extremely versatile artist, working across multiple medias with his art. Widely considered one of the top tattooers in the Midwest, Emilio has over a decade of experience in the tattoo industry at different shops in Northwest Indiana. He also has plenty of time put in on the tattoo convention circuit around the United States, racking up an impressive list of awards, and is the only artist for almost 500 miles certified to perform SoundWave tattoos.. Recently he has created his own blackwork style, but also has a very distinct new school flair. Emilio can flex to traditional, black and grey portraits, and quite literally everything between. He is sponsored by Electric Ink and has been published seven times in six different tattoo-specific magazines. To book with Emilio Saylor, contact the shop directly or complete an inquiry form on our Contact page!


2011 Chicago Arts Tattoo Convention
--2nd Place Tattoo of the Day
--3rd Place Hand/Neck Tattoo
2011 Milwaukee Tattoo Arts Conventon
--2nd Place Small Color Tattoo
--2nd Place Hand/Neck Tattoo
--3rd Place Female Medium Color
2012 Chicago Arts Tattoo Convention
--2nd Place Female Medium Black
2014 Asheville Tattoo Convention
--1st Place Large Color Tattoo
*2017 Chicago Tattoo Arts Convention*
--2nd Place Male Small Color


Tattoo Guru June 2010
Tattoo Review Issue #158
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Skin & Ink Issue 151
Rebel Ink Magazine Dec. 2014


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