Dre is a mellow cat that has been heavily influenced over the years by a wide range of things but none more than the cultures of Hip-Hop and Asia. Dre is a freshman tattoo artist and 3 year patron of 5 Point and is always looking to achieve a higher level of skill and focus!
8 years ago Dre started honing his skill, practicing his craft and exploring Art through the eyes of Graffiti and Hip-Hop! From there He and his wife created "Elev8 Apparel", a hand-drawn, hand-pressed, clothing and screen-printing company, which incorporates everything from the "street art mind set" to eastern philosophies. Over the years he has expanded his art knowledge and skill set by creating on and working with a wide range of mediums from spray paint and building walls to acrylic and water color designs.
As an artist Dre derives from many different sources spanning from comic books to traditional Tibetan art. As a tattoo artist his goal is to manifest or incorporate the correct balance between heritage and edge in every tattoo that he creates while maintaining the important bond between tattoo artist and client.