The man behind the tattoos
Born and raised in South Philadelphia, Staci was originally a musician playing in numerous bands during the 80's and 90's.
In 1994 Staci began his tattoo career in Wildwood N.J. It was there he met who he considers his mentor, Sofia aka Ms. Deborah of Ms. Deborah's Fountain of Youth Tattoo Studio. It was thanks to her taking Staci under her wing that he learned the techniques, traditions and ethics of tattooing that he still carries with him for over 20 years as a tattoo artist.
He has won numerous awards and has been featured in many magazines, newspapers and radio shows in the U.S. and England. He has been on tattoo shows, seen on A&E, the History Channel, and NatGeo.
Staci has toured all over the U.S. and U.K. working conventions and as a guest artist in numerous Tattoos studios, and has owned two Studios in Florida before bringing his tattooing back home to the Philadelphia area. With clients that come from places as far as Brazil, France, England and Japan.
He believes it is better to be versatile and able to do all styles of tattooing in order to better serve the customer. He is well versed in all styles and can give you a clean and solid tattoo in whatever style you choose, and specializes in black and grey portraits, pin ups, evil stuff and realism..
He also creates fine art pin up and Portrait drawings that have been seen in galleries and publications in the U.S. and are for sale as original and prints and by commission.
Staci has been a professional member of the Alliance of Professional Tattooists since 1999 and follows all universal precautions to provide his customers with nothing but the safest and cleanest tattoo experience possible. Staci has also been a member of the Florida Professional Tattoo Artist Guild.
Staci can currently be found working at:
ELECTRIC MERMAID TATTOO
8 N 2nd Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034