Paris Tattoos studio established since 1989. Paris a Greek Cypriot was born in Zambia, Central Africa.
His formative academic years were spent in Natal (SA) and New York City (USA). He studied at Parsons School Of Design graduating as a top honors student, majoring in illustration. Although an illustrator, Tattooing has become Paris’ forte.
His career has spanned the globe. For over twenty years Paris has been tattooing in Cyprus. He reached international fame from the massive amount of publicity he and his studio received. The artist’s personal work won many awards and accolades which place him amongst the top tattoo artists in the world.
In 2008 the United States awarded Paris with the highest award possible for Extra Ordinary Outstanding Artistic Achievement (EB1). “EB1” is bestowed to the most talented people in the world. Upon receiving this award, he desided to bring his tattoo expertise to Charlotte, NC where Paris Tattoos USA was launched in March 2010.
After running a highly successful studio in Charlotte for a number of years, Paris has decided to settle down in the beautiful peaceful island of Cyprus.
“A Miracle From Nicosia” – Bob Baxter Editor , Skin & Ink
“Paris Pierides The Tattoo Superstar Of Cyprus” – #130 Tattoo Revue
“My Attention Was Particularly Attracted By The Studio Of An Artist Who Works On The Epic Island Of Cyprus,The Eclectic Paris” – Miki Vialetto , Editor , Tattoo Life
Alexandra, originally from Russia, joined Paris Tattoos (Cyprus) in 1999 as a Piercer and Permanent Make-up Artist. Alexandra was the acting Studio Manager of Paris Tattoos in Charlotte, NC while continuing to specialize in permanent make-up.
After running a highly successful studio in Charlotte for a number of years, Alexandra has decided to settle down in the beautiful peaceful island of Cyprus.