2014 Winners

November-December 2014 (out of 85 nominees)

Winners-2014-12-Artists

    • Winner: Andy Tauafiafi, "Taupou Tatau", Wellington, New Zealand (31 votes)
    • 2nd (tie): Dmitry Babakhin, « Babakhin Tatau », Saint Petersburg, NW, Russia (29 votes)
    • 2nd (tie): Shane Gallagher Coley, « Chapel Tattoo  », Melbourne, VIC, Australia (29 votes)
    • 4th: Rob Deut, « Seven Seas Tatau  », Ymuiden, Netherlands (25 votes)
    • 5th: Bong, « Humble Beginnings Tattoo », San Jose, CA, USA (23 votes)
    • 6th: Fred Frost, « Art Culture Legacy », Salt Lake City, UT, USA (21 votes)
    • 7th (tie): Kaizer Hirini Heeds Katene, « Gordon Toi Hatfield studio », Auckland, New Zealand (20 votes)
    • 7th (tie): Seymour Kaniho, « A-Town Tattoo », Garden Grove, CA, USA (20 votes)
    • 9th (tie): Daniel McGrath, « Moko Kauri », Kaitaia, New Zealand (17 votes)
    • 9th (tie): Henare Brooking, « Mokoira  », Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand (17 votes)
    • 9th (tie): Jean Michel Manutea, « Imago Tattoo », Montreal, QC, Canada (17 votes)
    • 9th (tie): Russell Wilson, « Urban Ink », Hamilton, New Zealand (17 votes)

Winners-2014-12-Public

    • Winner: Seymour Kaniho, « A-Town Tattoo », Garden Grove, CA, USA (2778 votes)
    • 2nd: Mes, « Mestup Inks  », Suva, Fiji Is. (1900 votes)
    • 3rd: Maurizio D'alessandro, " Respect Tattoo Art ", Nova Siri, Italy (1559 votes)
    • 4th: Tikiroa, « Tiki Tattoo », Ko Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand (363 votes)
    • 5th: Shane Gallagher Coley, « Chapel Tattoo  », Melbourne, VIC, Australia (279 votes)
    • 6th: Fred Frost, « Art Culture Legacy », Salt Lake City, UT, USA (221 votes)
    • 7th: Agnieszka Kulińska‎, " Kult Tattoo Fest ", Krakow, Poland (217 votes)
    • 8th: Daniel McGrath, « Moko Kauri », Kaitaia, New Zealand (203 votes)
    • 9th: Calen Paris, « Corazon Tattoo », Luzern, Switzerland (186 votes)
    • 10th: Sulu'ape RiccyBoy, « Polynesian Tattoo Factory », O'ahu, Hawai'i (166 votes)

September-October 2014 (out of 94 nominees)

Winners-2014-10-Artists
    • Winner: Henare Brooking, " Mokoira ", Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand (45 votes)
    • 2nd: Ariana Morunga, « Otautahi Tattoo », Queenstown, New Zealand (44 votes)
    • 3rd: Dmitry Babakhin, « Babakhin Tatau », Saint Petersburg, Russia (32 votes)
    • 4th: Taku Oshima, « Tribal Tattoo Apocaript », Tokyo, Japan (31 votes)
    • 5th: Coen Mitchell, "Taupou Tatau", Wellington, New Zealand (26 votes)
    • 6th (tie): Chris Higgins, « Higgins & Co Tattoo », Eastbourne, Sussex, England (25 votes)
    • 6th (tie): Raniero Patutiki, "Acchiappasogni Tattoo", Genova, Italy (25 votes)
    • 8th (tie): Arapeta Moko, « Otautahi Tattoo », Auckland, New Zealand (23 votes)
    • 8th (tie): Kaizer Hirini Heeds Katene, « Gordon Toi Hatfield studio », Auckland, New Zealand (23 votes)
    • 10th (tie): Andy Tauafiafi, "Taupou Tatau", Wellington, New Zealand (21 votes)
    • 10th (tie): Kisio, " Giahi ", Zürich, Switzerland (21 votes)
    • 10th (tie): Su'a Sulu'ape Angela, « Big City Tattoo inc. », San Diego, CA, USA (21 votes)
    • 10th (tie): Triggz, "Ulavale Tattoo", Honolulu, Oahu, Hawai'i (21 votes)

Winners-2014-10-Public
    • Winner: Ariana Morunga, « Otautahi Tattoo », Queenstown, New Zealand (1173 votes)
    • 2nd: Makalio Folituu, " Tagaloa Tattoo ", Papeete, Tahiti, Fr. Polynesia (806 votes)
    • 3rd: Anikaaro Harawira, Kaitaia, New Zealand (733 votes)
    • 4th: Tikiroa, "Tiki Tattoo", Ko Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand (681 votes)
    • 5th: Che Pilago, "Ka'eo Hawaii", Kona, Big Island, Hawai'i (587 votes)
    • 6th: Agnieszka Kulińska‎, " Kult Tattoo Fest ", Krakow, Poland (365 votes)
    • 7th: Ponch, « Perle Noire », Bruxelles, Belgium (308 votes)
    • 8th: Pat Morrow, "True Markings Tattoo", Brisbane, QLD, Australia (306 votes)
    • 9th: Areki Ragusa, « Henua Tiki Tattoo », Lorient, France (284 votes)
    • 10th: Desmond Kaleolani Alexander, " M.I.A Collective ", Maui, Hawai'i (249 votes)

July-August 2014 (out of 64 nominees)

Winners-2014-08-Artists
    • Winner: Dmitry Babakhin, « Bang Bang Custom Tattoo Shop », Saint Petersburg, Russia (23 votes)
    • 2nd: Arapeta Moko, "Otautahi Tattoo", Auckland, New Zealand (21 votes)
    • 3rd (tie): Andy Tauafiafi, "Taupou Tatau", Wellington, New Zealand (20 votes)
    • 3rd (tie): Henare Brooking, " Mokoira ", Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand (20 votes)
    • 5th: Michelangelo, "Best of Times", Milan, Italy (18 votes)
    • 6th: Cy Mcleod, " Uhi Wero Uhi Taia ", Papamoa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand (16 votes)
    • 7th (tie): Chris Higgins, « Higgins & Co Tattoo », Eastbourne, Sussex, England (15 votes)
    • 7th (tie): Samuel Morgan Shaw, " Kulture Tattoo ", Hanapepe, Kauai, Hawai'i (15 votes)
    • 9th: Joshawa Elsas, « IslandTat », Lemon Grove, California, USA (14 votes)
    • 10th (tie): Samuel Christensen, "Mahakala Tattoo", Ravensburg, Germany (13 votes)
    • 10th (tie): Shane Gallagher Coley, " Chapel Tattoo ", Melbourne, Australia (13 votes)

  • Public's Choice
Winners-2014-08-Public
    • Winner: Che Pilago, "Ka'eo Hawaii", Kona, Big Island of Hawai'i (1088 votes)
    • 2nd: Tikiroa, "Tiki Tattoo", Ko Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand (432 votes)
    • 3rd: Turumakina, « Arts Elemental », Brisbane & Gold Coast, Australia (401 votes)
    • 4th: Areki Ragusa, « Henua Tiki Tattoo », Lorient (56), France (309 votes)
    • 5th: Pappy Walters, "Pacifink Tattoo", Brisbane, QLD, Australia (296 votes)
    • 6th: Teva Pain, « Teva Tatau », Lacanau-Océan, Gironde, France (271 votes)
    • 7th: Jim Orie, "LightTown Tattoo", Hoogstraat, Netherlands (265 votes)
    • 8th (tie): Fred Frost, « Art Culture Legacy », Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (233 votes)
    • 8th (tie): Steve Ma Ching, "Western Tattoo Studio", Auckland, New Zealand (233 votes)
    • 10th: Pete Elers, "P.T.E. Mokoworxs", Sydney, Australia (205 votes)

May-June 2014 (out of 79 nominees)

Winners-2014-06-Artists
    • 1st: Jeremy Hill, « Otautahi Tattoo », Auckland, New Zealand (17 votes)
    • 2nd: Jeroen Franken, « Seven Seas Tattoos », Eindhoven, Netherlands (16 votes)
    • 3rd: Henare Brooking, " Mokoira ", Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand (15 votes)
    • 4th (tie): Chris Higgins, « Higgins & Co Tattoo », Eastbourne, Sussex, England (14 votes)
    • 4th (tie)Dmitry Babakhin, « Bang Bang Custom Tattoo Shop », Saint Petersburg, Russia (14 votes)
    • 4th (tie): Iris Bley, "Voodoo Croo", Erding, Germany (14 votes)
    • 4th (tie): Shane Gallagher Coley, " Chapel Tattoo ", Melbourne, Australia (14 votes)
    • 8th (tie): Jean Michel Manutea, « Imago Tattoo », Montreal, Quebec, Canada (13 votes)
    • 8th (tie): Julien Te Mana, "Te Mana Tattoo", Montpellier (34), France (13 votes)
    • 10 th (tie): Areki Ragusa, « Henua Tiki Tattoo », Lorient (56), France (12 votes)
    • 10 th (tie): Jean-Yves Tamarii, « Mata Tiki Tattoo », Saint Gaudens (31), France (12 votes)
    • 10 th (tie): Tomasi Sulu'ape, « Tatau Samoa », Freiburg, Germany (12 votes)

  • Public's Choice
Winners-2014-06-Public
    • 1st: Tikiroa, "Tiki Tattoo", Ko Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand (918 votes)
    • 2nd: Anikaaro Harawira, Gisborne, New Zealand (890 votes)
    • 3rd: Areki Ragusa, « Henua Tiki Tattoo », Lorient (56), France (545 votes)
    • 4th: Kingi Pitiroi, “Pitiroi Arts”, Taupo, New Zealand (518 votes)
    • 5th: John Alefaio, « Marshall Arts Tattoo », Majuro, Marshall Islands (417 votes)
    • 6th: Russell Wilson, "Urban Ink", Hamilton, New Zealand (394 votes)
    • 7th: Henare Brooking, " Mokoira ", Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand (368 votes)
    • 8th: Jeroen Franken, « Seven Seas Tattoos », Eindhoven, Netherlands (339 votes)
    • 9th: Albie Raureti, "Mokokitua 7th Rose Tattoo Company", Gisborne, New Zealand (240 votes)
    • 10th: Fred Frost, « Art Culture Legacy », Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (224 votes)

March-April 2014 (out of 75 nominees)

Winners-2014-04-Artists

    • 1st: Dmitry Babakhin, « Bang Bang Custom Tattoo Shop », Saint Petersburg, Russia (15 votes)
    • 2nd (tie): Areki Ragusa, « Henua Tiki Tattoo », Lorient, France (11 votes)
    • 2nd (tie): Fred Frost, « Art Culture Legacy », Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (11 votes)
    • 4th (tie): Andy Tauafiafi, « Taupou Tatau », Wellington, New Zealand (9 votes)
    • 4th (tie): Daniel Torres, « JuanLove Tattoo », Quezon City, Philippines (9 votes)
    • 4th (tie): Julien Te Mana, « Te Mana Tattoo », Montpellier (34), France (9 votes)
    • 4th (tie): Raniero Patutiki, « Acchiappasogni Tattoo », Genova, Italy (9 votes)
    • 8th (tie): Jim Orie, « LightTown Tattoo », Hoogstraat, Netherlands (8 votes)
    • 8th (tie): Shane Gallagher Coley, « Chapel Tattoo », Melbourne, Australia (8 votes)
    • 8th (tie): Teiki Tutoua, « Akahee Tattoo », Brest (29), France (8 votes)

  • Public's Choice
Winners-2014-04-Public
    • 1st: Tikiroa, « Tiki Tattoo », Ko Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand (1010 votes)
    • 2nd: Silvio Domingues, « Caroxa Tattoo », Corroios, Setúbal, Portugal (1004 votes)
    • 3rd: Kingi Pitiroi, « Pitiroi Arts », Taupo, New Zealand (623 votes)
    • 4th: Brandon Raposa, « Native Flesh Tattoo », Hilo, Hawaii (391 votes)
    • 5th: Areki Ragusa, « Henua Tiki Tattoo », Lorient (56), France (330 votes)
    • 6th: Brice, « La Cours des Miracles », Toulouse, France (303 votes)
    • 7th: Lance Hadfield, « Western Tattoo Studio », Auckland, New Zealand (298 votes)
    • 8th: Daniel Torres, « JuanLove Tattoo », Quezon City, Philippines (276 votes)
    • 9th: Fred Frost, « Art Culture Legacy », Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (246 votes)
    • 10th: Booboo Savelio, « Pacific Touch Tattoo », Seattle, Washington, USA (242 votes)

January-February 2014 (out of 96 nominees)

Winners-2014-02-Artists

    • 1st: Dmitry Babakhin, « Bang Bang Custom Tattoo Shop », Saint Petersburg, Russia (29 votes)
    • 2nd: Tuta Tuheke, "Mokomania", Sydney, NSW, Australia (28 votes)
    • 3rd tie: Chimé, "Chimé Tatau", Bordeaux, France (27 votes)
    • 3rd tie: Fred Frost, « Art Culture Legacy », Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (27 votes)
    • 3rd tie: Freddy Arona Teore « Mana'o Tattoo », Papeete, Tahiti (27 votes)
    • 6th: Chris Higgins, « Higgins & Co Tattoo», Eastbourne, Sussex, England (25 votes)
    • 7th: Elle & Zel Festin, « Spiritual Journey Tattoo », Stanton, California (22 votes)
    • 8th tie: Bong, « Tattoos By Bong », Honolulu, Hawai'i (21 votes)
    • 8th tie: Cy Mcleod, "Uhi Wero Uhi Taia", Perth, Western Australia (21 votes)
    • 10th tie: Jaco Schmidt, « Taupou Tatau », Wellington, New Zealand (19 votes)
    • 10th tie: Marc Wymer, "Flax Roots Tattoo", Hamilton, New Zealand (19 votes) 

  • Public's Choice
Winners-2014-02-Public

    • 1st: Tuuroa Tanekaha, "Tanekaha Ink", Papakura, Auckland, New Zealand (956 votes)
    • 2nd: Jack, « Taku Moko », Waterford West, QLD, Australia (833 votes)
    • 3rd: Seymour Kaniho, « A-Town Tattoo », Garden Grove, California (705 votes)
    • 4th: Triggz, "Ulavale Tattoo", Honolulu, Hawai'i (600 votes)
    • 5th: Tikiroa, "Tiki Tatoo", Ko Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand (584 votes)
    • 6th: Russell Wilson, "Urban Ink", Hamilton, New Zealand (514 votes)
    • 7th: Daniel Torres, "JuanLove Tattoo", Quezon City, Philippines (413 votes)
    • 8th: Jean-Yves Tamarii, « Mata Tiki Tattoo », Saint Gaudens, Midi-Pyrénées, France (330 votes)
    • 9th: Marc Wymer, "Flax Roots Tattoo", Hamilton, New Zealand (316 votes)
    • 10th: Bong, « Tattoos By Bong », Honolulu, Hawai'i (271 votes)
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