Electric City Tattoo Holds 9th Annual Tattoo Convention

SCRANTON, Pa. -- You may see some walking works of art this weekend in Scranton as Electric City Tattoo is holding their 9th annual tattoo convention.

The ink will be flowing from nearly 200 tattoo artists at the Hilton in downtown Scranton.

Newswatch 16 spoke with some artists who had their work on display and some of the colorful crowd.

"So, I have a new age Frankenstein on my opposite leg that he did a few years ago, so we're just doing it to match it with it. I love horror movies man," said Kevin Bowman, Tunkhannock.

"It kind of gets your craft out there. shows support to the tattoo industry. it's not only great to feel out for new clientele, but to meet and greet with other artists not only from the area but even states and countries away," said Caleb Gesicki from Allentown.

The convention isn't all about ink, you can also check out sword swallowing and a burlesque show.

The Electric City Tattoo Convention runs through Sunday.