New York Stockholm

Oscar Akermo grew up in Uddevalla, a small town on the west coast of Sweden. As a child he practiced art and craft in anyway he could, from sewing his own clothing, to making music and drawing. Eventually finding the art of tattooing, Oscar began tattooing himself with homemade machines and needles at age 13, eventually quitting music high school at age 17 to apprentice for tattoo artist Pedro Leon, Tattoo studio 73. Finishing he’s apprenticeship at age 19 Oscar began to travel with his tattooing, attending conventions and making guest appearances at tattoo studios around the world, leading him at age 21 to move to New York City to work for Bang Bang Tattoos.