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YEC Member Company Academy of Responsible Tattooing Celebrates Fifth Anniversary and Five Locations

YEC member company Academy of Responsible Tattooing celebrated five years in business in July.

"Given that we are the only nationwide trade school for the tattoo industry, it’s a huge milestone for us to grow to five locations in four states in five years," said YEC member and A.R.T. CEO Paul-Anthony Surdi. "We are revolutionizing the possibilities and opportunities for visual artists to turn their passions into their profession."

The Academy of Responsible Tattooing is a community of artists dedicated to the personal and professional development of people looking to succeed in the tattoo and piercing industries. Paul-Anthony described his team of 45 staffers nationwide as “leading the tattoo education revolution.”

The academy currently has locations in Brooklyn, Jersey City, Philadelphia and Los Angeles, with plans to add three locations in the next 12 months.

To learn more about the Academy of Responsible Tattooing, visit its blog.