Nigel Palmer

b. 1971, England.



1995          BA (Hons). Wood, Metal, Ceramics, and Plastics, University of Brighton

1992          Visual Arts Diploma, Weymouth College



2017          Three100, No Format Gallery, London

2016           Fragments, solo show, Axios, Hove, UK

2015           The Red Door, Artists’ Open Houses, Brighton, UK

2014           Valentine Art Show, Nine and Brighton Tattoo Convention, Brighton, UK

2013           Octopus Art Show, Nine, Brighton, UK

2010           SHOWstudio: Fashion Body, (collaborative works), Somerset House, London, UK

2009          Squad, duo show (collaborative photographs with Jason Evans), Nine, Brighton, UK



2013-2017         Works on permanent rotation, Axios, Hove, UK

2008-2013        Works on permanent rotation, Nine, Brighton, UK

1998-2008        Works on permanent rotation, Temple Tatu, Brighton. UK



Wearable steel sculptural work – temporarily on loan to Julien Macdonald 1994 - 1995

1994-95          Streetstyle, From sidewalk to catwalk, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

1994                Mamouna, Bryan Ferry, music video

1994                Julien Macdonald - Graduate Fashion Show, Olympia, London, UK



2013                Mechanical Monkey, band logo, CD cover

2012                thedealwasforthediamond, CD album cover

2010               Gold Man, mannequin, private commission

2006               Triplets, mannequins, private commission



2009               Circles in the Landscape, collaborative video with Chris Linaker and Jason Evans

                             - used as Upper Right Arm by Jason Evans in SHOWstudio: Fashion Body -



                         Works held in private collections in UK, Europe, and the United States.



                          Ehrlich, Brenna. This Tattoo Artist Didn’t Know He Inspired The ‘Divergent’ Tats. MTVNews.com (2014, March 26).

                          McCormick, Robert. A Daunting Task: Divergent. Inkedmag.com (2014, March 20).

                          Perdue, Ben. (2010). Man of Constant Sorrow. Sang Bleu 5, volume A, p.41. 

                          Nahon, Lea, & Dimitri HK. Tattoo Handbook. Editions Around the Caps (2009). France. p.45. 

                          Squad. Sang Bleu III. Sang Bleu Publishing (2009). UK. pp.160-167

                          Hanatsubaki, Yomu – Dec.2008 No. 702. Shiseido (2008). Japan. pp.18-22

                          Nine. Skin Deep. Issue 165 November. Jazz Publishing (2008). UK. pp.36-37,40

                          Marc, Karl. Hand Made Vol.3, Working Class Productions (2007). USA. pp.18-19

                          Temple Tatu. Total Tattoo Magazine. No.026 December. KMT Publishing (2006). UK. pp.14-21



Private clients for tattoo art from UK, Europe, Japan, China, Australia, and the United States

2013-present      Resident Artist, Axios, Hove, UK

2008-2013        Resident Artist, tattoo and art practice, Nine, Brighton, UK

1998-2008        Resident Artist, tattoo and art practice, Temple Tatu, Brighton, UK