Shades of Grey is proud to be one of the few studios in Edmonton to bring nationally and internationally renowned tattoo artists in for limited guest spots and appearances. Be sure to keep an eye on this space to find out who our next guests will be, when they’ll be here and booking info!

In addition to our special guests and art exhibits, Shades of Grey will also be hosting themed pop culture nights, art exhibitions, charity events and monthly collector social gatherings!

Machine Tuning Seminar with Christopher McPherson!

September 1, 2016

Christopher will be hosting a machine tuning seminar on Monday, September 26th at 11am. Space is limited! If you’re interested in joining us, please email us at

Guest Artist Katie Hollow!

November 27, 2014

We have the lovely and talented Katie Hollow guest spotting with us in December! She’ll be at the studio from the 18th-28th and would love to tattoo you for the holidays! Check out her Instagram @katiehollowofficial and give her an email at to book something awesome!

Shades of Grey Seminars

September 1, 2014

Black and Grey with Mary Madness September 26th Noon – 5 Mary is in high demand for her black and grey work and will be offering her unique tips and techniques during this seminar happening on Friday, September 26th from noon – 5pm. Machine Tuning and Repair with Ollie XXX Sept 27th Noon – 5 Ollie has been tattooing for ...

Pitbulls For Life Fundraiser May 25th!

May 18, 2014

Shades of Grey is incredibly pleased to be hosting a tattoo fundraiser for our good friends at Pitbulls for Life on Sunday, May 25th from 11-6! We will have a rad selection of dog-related flash designs done by Amy, Mary and Teddy with prices starting at $75! You can also get your puppy’s name tattooed for $75 as well! In ...

Upcoming Guest Artists and Holiday Hours

November 22, 2013

We’ve got lots of cool happenings going on here Shades of Grey: Tattoos, Toys, Comics, Art Gallery! Here’s some of the need-to-know dates for all y’all! December 3-6: Guest artist Bryan Turnbull from Government Street in Victoria! Dec 22-Jan 1: Closed for the holidays! Jan 2: Back to business and Teddy Kardos joins us full time here at Shades of ...

Guest Artist: Bryan Turnbull Dec 3-6, 2013

November 7, 2013

Our good friend Bryan J. Turnbull from Government Street Tattoos in Victoria will be joining us at Shades of Grey from Dec 3rd – 6th, 2013. Check out his amazing and diverse portfolio on Instagram at and contact him directly at to book appointment time!

Shades of Grey Tattoo Artist Seminar – Now Booked Up!

July 5, 2013

Update – all spaces are now booked! Shades of Grey will be hosting a free weekend tattooing seminar on Sept 28th and 29th with our artists Amy Bliska and Mary Madness. Limited spaces are available for this event so register ASAP by emailing us at Black and Grey with Amy Bliska Amy is in high demand for her black ...

Star Wars Day May the 4th!

May 1, 2013

May the 4th is soon upon us! To celebrate Star Wars day, Shades of Grey will be doing $80 Rebel symbols, Imperial cogs, and Mando skulls (size permitting) and Amy and Mary will soon be posting up some rad Star Wars designs that they’d like to do that day! In addition to that, anyone who gets a Star Wars tattoo ...

Guest Artist Heather Maranda!

January 29, 2012

We have confirmed dates for Heather Maranda’s guest spot! She’ll be with us from Feb 7-11 and she’s already booking up quickly. Check out her work at the following links: Don’t miss out on getting tattooed by one of the finest colour portrait artists around. Email Heather directly at to book an appointment!

Zombies in Vietnam: The Art of Nat Jones’ ’68 Closing Night

December 4, 2011

Zombies in Vietnam: The Art of Nat Jones’ ’68! Monday, December 12th 6-11pm Also featuring additional artwork and sculptures by Travis Shewchuk. Join us at Shades of Grey for an incredible art show featuring the original comic artwork from Nat Jones’ Vietnam zombie epic ’68, published by Image Comics. In addition to Nat’s ’68 art, the exhibit also showcases the ...