|Born||Nicholas Humberto Hurtado
San Fernando Valley, California
|Other names||Nicholas, Nick|
|Occupation||Tattoo artist, Television personality|
Hurtado was born in the San Fernando Valley, California in 1981 and began tattooing in 2002, eventually opening his own tattoo shop in 2010, Black Anchor Collective in Hesperia, California. He opened his new location Black Anchor in Los Angeles, California on Melrose Ave in 2017. He has been featured on LA Ink and Ink Master, as well as several instructional DVDs. In 2012 Hurtado participated as a jury member for the Chaudesaigues Award, an award that recognizes the career and the artistic choices of a tattoo artist. He has tattooed around the globe and given many instructional seminars about the use of his color theory and technique.
- Marshall, Candice. "Body art at the beach". ABC Gold Coast. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
- "Nikko Hurtado - Flesh Art". Lowrider Arts. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
- "CHEECH IS UP IN SMOKE!!!". Juxtapoz Magazine. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
- Killer Ink Tattoo (2017-11-14), Killer Ink Tattoo at London Tattoo Convention 2017, retrieved 2018-01-22
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