Mike Bellamy is an American tattoo artist from Denver, but he's been living in New York for the last 22 years. Mike studied at Parsons School of Design and graduated with a BFA in Illustration. He's been tattooing for more than 17 years now, starting back in 1993. He has worked at in Manhattan. In 1998 he opened his own studio with a partner, Triple X Tattoo. He closed it after 8 years, when they separated. Mike kept the location and changed the name to Red Rocket Tattoo, which now has a second location in Levittown, Long Island. Mike is also a fine artist, he loves painting and drawing and often participates in gallery shows. He's also often travelling the world tattooing, for adventure and pleasure. Mike's favorite styles are American traditional, Japanese traditional, old school and realism tattoos. Have a look at the gallery below to see the wide range of styles Mike can express himself through.