The Original TJ started tattooing in 1995 in Omaha, NE where he was heavily influenced by American Traditional style tattooing. He has worked in shops from the West Coast to the Midwest. In 2004 T.J. moved to the East Coast where he opened (McInnis Tattoo Company). TJ was the owner/artist there for 10 years. With all this experience under his belt T.J. is now ready to master his craft with 19 years experience at Iron Hand Tattoo and is ready for what ever comes thru the door.