TATTOO BOOTH APPLICATION

there are a limited number of booths

Please read this entire page carefully to avoid errors that could prevent you from being able to tattoo at Due South.

Here is all the info you need to know to secure a tattoo booth & submit required paperwork and legal forms for the state of Mississippi.

When you send an email/application for a booth at Due South Tattoo & Art Expo 2023, it MUST include ALL INFORMATION: artist names, studio name, contact information and TattooCloud portfolio links for each artist. Any incomplete booth application emails will NOT be reviewed nor will they receive a response.

Filling out the online booth application DOES NOT guarantee you a booth at Due South, but it does allow us to check out your TattooCloud portfolio and studio for a possible invitation to purchase a booth at Due South Tattoo & Art Expo 2023.

We DO NOT email booth applicants back unless they are to receive an invitation for a booth. Your application for Due South will be under review. If your application is accepted, you will receive an email with links to your paperwork and payment options. You cannot pay for your booth until you receive this email.

If you have any questions please email us using this contact form.

WHAT IS PROVIDED FOR ARTISTS BY BOOTH SIZE:

MEDIUM - $800

LARGE - $1400

X-LARGE - $1800

An autoclave, extra work lighting, extension cords, duct tape, etc. will not be included in booth purchase or be provided. Please bring these things with you if they will be needed.

***YOU CAN HAVE LESS THAN REQUIRED NUMBER OF ARTISTS IN A BOOTH, BUT YOU CAN NOT HAVE MORE. PLEASE PURCHASE THE APPROPRIATE BOOTH SIZE FOR THE AMOUNT OF ARTISTS ATTENDING***

***ALL ARTISTS MUST BRING PROOF OF PURCHASE OF BOOTH AT CHECK-IN AND A VALID DRIVERS LICENSE OR ID***

General Need to Know

  • All booths will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Setup is Thursday between 4pm and 7pm and on Friday between 9am and 11am.
  • Your booth MUST be set up when the doors open Friday at 12pm.
  • All tattoo artists MUST have a Mississippi Tattoo License. To obtain the license, just wait for your booth application acceptance email (you’ll get within a few days after submitting your application) It will have links to the pdf forms you need to print and fill out to become licensed.)
  • We do not sell extra Artist Passes. You may purchase additional weekend passes for $30.00 each before the show begins. (10 max per booth)
  • You may not close your booth before 8pm on Sunday. If you do, you WILL be banned from participating in any of our shows.

HOW TO SEND US YOUR PORTFOLIO/SAMPLES OF WORK

We use TattooCloud to power this website and showcase you on the Attending Artist page when you become a tattooer at the Expo. This includes your Name, Location, Studio, Links to your website, social networks along with your showcase tattoo images. This is to help you get booked while at our show – and it saves all of us time & effort. It’s quick and easy, so please have your artists fill in their info by creating an account if they aren’t on TattooCloud yet. You will enter the TattooCloud portfolio link for each artist when you submit this application and get your booth the most efficient way for us all. It’s easy and only takes a few minutes.  Thanks! 

BEFORE YOU FILL OUT THE APPLICATION...

Every artist applying for a booth MUST fill out and attach one of these 2 forms to their section of the application based on this question:

HAVE YOU TATTOOED AT DUE SOUTH OR IN MISSISSIPPI BEFORE?

If YES, use the…

If NO, use the…

You will also be asked to attach TATTOO LICENSES and BBP CERTIFICATIONS for EACH artist so please have those ready before you fill out the application.