Nikko Hurtado

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Nikko Hurtado
Nicholas Humberto Hurtado

Other namesNicholas, Nick
OccupationTattoo artist, Television personality
Spouse(s)Joanne Hurtado

Nikko Hurtado (born 1981) is an American tattoo artist who specializes in colored portraiture.[1]


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.[2][3] 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[4] and given many instructional seminars about the use of his color theory and technique.

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  1. ^ Marshall, Candice. "Body art at the beach". ABC Gold Coast. Retrieved 7 August 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Nikko Hurtado - Flesh Art". Lowrider Arts. Retrieved 7 August 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "CHEECH IS UP IN SMOKE!!!". Juxtapoz Magazine. Retrieved 7 August 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Killer Ink Tattoo (2017-11-14), Killer Ink Tattoo at London Tattoo Convention 2017, retrieved 2018-01-22 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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