Peony Bear by Emma E. Heartquist
2018 Cairo Bear #25
Sponsored by: Karen’s Flower Shoppe
Description: I’m always inspired by nature and flowers and bugs are constantly showing up in my work. In my tattoo career, I specialize in botanicals and designs inspired by nature. I would use paints to create the designs using a style I use constantly in tattoo.
About the Artist: Emma Heartquist is a tattoo artist and has been working for close to seven years out of Fast Lane Tattoo in Castleton, New York. Growing up in Columbia County, she has spent her free time working with many different mediums artistically for as long as she can remember and recently displayed some of her paintings, needle felting, and sculpture in the new Fast Lane Gallery. She and her husband purchased a house in Purling in spring of 2017 and fell in love with the area. Much of her tattoo work, sketches, and paintings can be found on Instagram under @emmatattoos.