Joseph Skramstad is originally from RI, and started his tattoo apprenticeship in 2001. In order to gain more experience and exposure to different artists and inspiration he has traveled all over the US, including a lengthy stay in hawaii. Joe has finally settled down in Portland, Oregon and opened a shop with his partners and best friends called “Dead Gods Tattoo”. Frequent guest spots in The U.S and Europe over the years have given him a well rounded and versatile style allowing him to tackle most subject matter. His Favorite styles however, is semi realistic illustrative art with an emphasis on very colorful imagery, and Asian style art.