Chris Garver Profile
Chris Garver is an American tattoo artist and television personality. He is best known for his appearance on the TLC reality television show Miami Ink. Garver studied at The Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts. He then attended the School of Visual Arts.
Chris Garver Age
Garver was born on September 11, 1970, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America. He is 51 years old as of 2021.
Chris Garver Height
Garver stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 1 inch.
Chris Garver Parents
Garver’s mother was an artist and encouraged his interest in painting and drawing.
Chris Garver Wife / Chris Garver Married
Garver is married to Alena Garver since 2013.
Chris Garver Tattoo Artist
Garver’s first experiment in tattooing was when he was age 17, after selling his bass guitar in order to purchase his tattoo equipment.
Quick Facts About Chris Garver
|Full Name||Chris Garver|
|Age||51 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
Before Garver started tattooing clients on his own, he was employed for six months before tattooing and repairing old tattoos that needed touch-ups. Garver moved to New York City in his early twenties where he became a full-time professional tattoo artist.
Chris Garver’s Net Worth
Garver has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Chris Garver Artwork
- Mother of All Skulls
- Koi with Maple Leaves
- Tattooed Geisha
Chris Garver Tattoo Shop
The Tattoo Shop is an eight-episode American reality web television series for Facebook Watch that follows James and his former Miami Ink costar Chris Nuñez, more recently known as a judge on Paramount Network’s Ink Master, as they attempt to strike gold once again with the newly opened Liberty City Tattoo in Wynwood.
The show airs two episodes per week, with Thursday’s episode offering a behind-the-scenes look into the lives of the artists and their clients. Friday’s episodes feature a live tattoo experience on “Mystery Tattoo”.
Each week, a client agrees to get a tattoo, sight unseen. This tattoo is left in the hands of the Facebook community, who make the creative decisions on the design and where the art is drawn on the body.
Chris Garver Tattoo Prices / Chris Garver Hourly Rate
As far as the hourly rate of a tattooist is concerned, an average tattoo artist’s salary is around $40 to $150 per hour. Now, as you will increase the caliber and professionalism of a tattoo artist, the price increases up to $200 to $350 per hour. The hourly rate totally depends on the caliber and professionalism of a tattoo artist.
If you search for a tattoo artist’s salary per annum, it will range from $20,000 to $90,000. PayScale.com shows that the per annum salary of a tattoo artist is around $ 22,456 to $87,713. On the other hand, Salarylist.com shows that a professional tattoo artist earns around $46,561 per annum. The tattoo artist’s salaries, for sure, vary from country to country. Where there is more exposure to tattoo designs and traditions, there are comparatively more salaries for tattoo artists.
Chris Garver Coloring Book
From Chris Garver–in-demand tattoo artist, illustrator, and former star of TLC’s Miami Ink–comes a richly illustrated coloring book that explores the beauty of nature. With double-sided pages of mostly hand-drawn images, Color Odyssey features elaborate butterflies flitting among gardens of flowers, an octopus in the ocean waves, a fantastic elephant, and many other creatures. Garver’s stunning, intricate drawings will thrill grown-up fans of coloring books.
Originally published: February 4, 2016
Author: Chris Garver
Chris Garver Book
- Animal Odyssey: Coloring from the Familiar to the Fantastic – 2017
- Color Odyssey Fabric Transfer – 2017
- Color Odyssey – 2016
- Flash: Coloring in the Tattoo Style – 2016
- Color Odyssey: A Creative Journey – 2016
- Color Odyssey: Artist’s Edition: Artist’s Edition
Chris Garver Miami Ink
Four master artists and an apprentice take viewers inside the world of tattooing as they work to open a tattoo parlor together. The series explores the sometimes poignant stories behind some of the designs and the meaning the wearers attach to them.
First episode date: July 19, 2005
Final episode date: August 21, 2008
Executive producers: Ami James, Charlie Corwin, Clara Markowicz